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Preview: Alcoa's Earnings


Alcoa (NYSE: AA) releases its next round of earnings this Wednesday, October 14. Here is Benzinga's essential guide to Alcoa's Q3 earnings report.

Earnings and Revenue

Alcoa EPS loss is expected to be around $1.38, according to sell-side analysts. Sales will likely be near $2.23 billion. Alcoa's loss in the same period a year ago was $0.44 per share. Quarterly sales came in at $2.57 billion. If the company were to match the consensus estimate, sales would have fallen 13.13% from the same quarter last year. Here is how the company's EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019
EPS Estimate -0.54 -0.24 -0.23 -0.32
EPS Actual -0.02 -0.23 -0.31 -0.44
Revenue Estimate 2.11 B 2.35 B 2.47 B 2.59 B
Revenue Actual 2.15 B 2.38 B 2.44 B 2.57 B

Stock Performance

Over the past 52-week period, shares of Alcoa have declined 35.18%.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Alcoa is scheduled to hold the call at 17:00:00 ET and can be accessed here:


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