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Key Areas to Watch for Alcoa Investors Ahead of Earnings

By Taylor Muckerman - Apr 8, 2013 at 5:00AM

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What you need to watch as an investor in one of the biggest aluminum producers in the world.

In this video, Taylor Muckerman looks at three key areas Alcoa (AA) investors need to watch.

  • Cost structure -- in particular, whether Alcoa can continue to build on its actions that improved margins in 2012.
  • Whether it can maintain its cash position and debt-to-equity ratio.
  • Internal metrics -- such as converting sales to revenue -- which are areas Alcoa tends to focus on.

For more details, check out the video.

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