Alcoa (AA)

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34.52 -1.93  -5.29% NYSE Apr 27, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD

Alcoa Price to Book Value:

0.9044 for April 27, 2017
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April 27, 2017 0.9044
April 26, 2017 0.955
April 25, 2017 0.956
April 24, 2017 0.8727
April 21, 2017 0.8305
April 20, 2017 0.8394
April 19, 2017 0.82
April 18, 2017 0.8321
April 17, 2017 0.8203
April 13, 2017 0.8119
April 12, 2017 0.8397
April 11, 2017 0.901
April 10, 2017 0.8819
April 7, 2017 0.8837
April 6, 2017 0.8816
April 5, 2017 0.8868
April 4, 2017 0.8968
April 3, 2017 0.8965
March 31, 2017 0.9012
March 30, 2017 0.8774
March 29, 2017 0.8622
March 28, 2017 0.8625
March 27, 2017 0.8507
March 24, 2017 0.853
March 23, 2017 0.8727
March 22, 2017 0.8826
   
March 21, 2017 0.8703
March 20, 2017 0.9143
March 17, 2017 0.9162
March 16, 2017 0.9269
March 15, 2017 0.9206
March 14, 2017 0.8957
March 13, 2017 0.9091
March 10, 2017 0.9047
March 9, 2017 0.9264
March 8, 2017 0.9429
March 7, 2017 0.9379
March 6, 2017 0.9675
March 3, 2017 0.9531
March 2, 2017 0.9392
March 1, 2017 0.9953
Feb. 28, 2017 0.9062
Feb. 27, 2017 0.9112
Feb. 24, 2017 0.9033
Feb. 23, 2017 0.8992
Feb. 22, 2017 0.9589
Feb. 21, 2017 0.9618
Feb. 17, 2017 0.9487
Feb. 16, 2017 0.9552
Feb. 15, 2017 0.9922
Feb. 14, 2017 1.010

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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AA Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.5989 Nov 02 2016
Maximum 1.010 Feb 14 2017
Average 0.8593

AA Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("AA", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("AA", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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