Sunday, October 30, 2016

Alcoa Sets the Tone for Eanings Season

In a year where estimates for U.S. industrial production growth have turned negative and global GDP growth expectations reduced, it's increasingly important to discern which sectors of the industrial economy are outperforming and underperforming. Step forward, Alcoa Inc.  a company whose outlook gives great color on which sectors and stocks might be hot in the coming earnings season. Let's look at the key conclusions from management's commentary.

Alcoa Inc. management's outlook

The following table shows how Alcoa's full-year 2016 growth outlook has changed through the course of the year. The figures in bold represent changes in outlook.

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