Alcoa Inc (AA) Earnings Preview: How Will Aluminum Demand Impact Fourth Quarter?

Category: Markets / Finance / Jan 08, 2014 1:37PM EDT

Jonathan Corpina, senior managing partner with Meridian Equity Partners Inc., weighs in on what clues investors should watch for on Wednesday from the FOMC minutes and what to expect from Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) when the aluminum producer reports fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings of 5 cents on revenue of $5.43 billion, compared with a profit of 21 cents a share on revenue of $5.90 billion in the year-ago period.

In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Alcoa shares were up 2.37 percent to $10.79.