FAQs

Corporate Information

When was Alcoa incorporated?

The Company completed its separation from its parent company Alcoa Inc., the newly named Arconic Inc., on November 1, 2016 and began operating as an independent, publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AA.” Alcoa Corporation is a globally-competitive industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, positioned to succeed throughout the market cycle.

When did Alcoa go public?

The Company completed its separation from its parent company Alcoa Inc., the newly named Arconic Inc., on November 1, 2016 and began operating as an independent, publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AA.”

What are Alcoa’s main areas of activity?

Following the Company’s separation, Alcoa Corporation is comprised of the Bauxite, Alumina, Aluminum, Cast Products, and Energy segments – Alcoa Inc.’s former Alumina and Primary Metals segments – as well as the rolling mill operations in Warrick, Indiana, and Saudi Arabia. Additional information regarding Alcoa’s business can be found in the Information Statement.

How many employees does Alcoa have?

Alcoa has approximately 16,000 employees in 27 countries around the world. Additional information regarding Alcoa’s business can be found in the Information Statement.

Who is on Alcoa’s Board of Directors?

Information regarding Alcoa’s Board of Directors can be found here.

Who is on Alcoa’s management team?

Information regarding Alcoa’s Executive Team can be found here.

Who are Alcoa’s independent accountants?

Alcoa's independent registered accountants are PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Where can I find information about Alcoa’s Sustainability initiatives?

In 2016, for the fifteenth year in a row, Alcoa Inc. was named as one of the world’s leading companies for sustainability on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) — a globally recognized and reputable benchmark for corporate responsibility and sustainability. Information regarding Alcoa’s Sustainability initiatives can be found here. To download Alcoa’s Sustainability Report please click here.

Investor Information

What is Alcoa’s common stock ticker symbol and what stock exchange does it trade on?

Alcoa’s common stock trades under the ticker symbol AA on the New York Stock Exchange.

What is the difference between holding shares as a stockholder of record and as a beneficial owner?

If your shares are registered directly in your name with Alcoa’s registrar and transfer agent, Computershare, you are considered a stockholder of record of those shares.

If your shares are held in a brokerage account or bank, trust, or other nominee, you are considered the “beneficial owner” of those shares.

Who should I contact if I’m a stockholder and have questions about my stock ownership including: account balances, dividend checks, 1099-DIV (dividend income statement), address changes, lost or misplaced stock certificates or other shareholder matters?

If you are a stockholder of record and hold shares with Alcoa's stock transfer agent, registrar and dividend agent, Computershare, please contact them regarding this information.  They can also be reached at 1-800-522-6645 (U.S. and Canada Toll Free) or 1-201-680-6578 (International).  

How do I buy stock in Alcoa? Does Alcoa have a direct stock purchase plan?

Alcoa does not have a direct stock purchase plan. Please contact a bank or broker to invest in Alcoa shares. 

How are decisions made regarding stock splits?

The Company’s Board of Directors makes decisions regarding stock splits, if any.

What is Alcoa’s dividend policy?

The payment of any dividends in the future, and the timing and amount thereof, is within the discretion of Alcoa Corporation’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors’ decisions regarding the payment of dividends will depend on many factors, such as our financial condition, earnings, capital requirements, debt service obligations, restrictive covenants in our debt, industry practice, legal requirements, regulatory constraints and other factors that our Board of Directors deems relevant. Our ability to pay dividends will depend on our ongoing ability to generate cash from operations and on our access to the capital markets. We cannot guarantee that we will pay a dividend in the future or continue to pay any dividends if and when we commence paying dividend.

How do I get a copy of the Annual Report, 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy Statement, and/or SEC filings?

Copies of Alcoa’s SEC filings, including quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and future Annual Reports and Proxy Statements, can be found on our website under the “SEC Filings” section.  Print copies of all materials are also available at no charge by contacting Investor Relations.

Financial Information

When do the fiscal quarters end?

First March 31
Second June 30
Third September 30
Fourth December 31

How do I get a copy of the Annual Report, 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy Statement, and/or SEC filings?

Alcoa's Annual Report and Proxy can be downloaded from the Annual Report page. The 10-K, 10-Q and SEC filings can also be obtained from the Financial Information – SEC filings section by clicking here. Print copies of all materials are also available at no charge by contacting Investor Relations.

Contact Information

Who should I contact if I’m a shareowner and have questions about my stock ownership including: account balances, dividend checks, 1099-DIV (dividend income statement), address changes, lost or misplaced stock certificates or other shareholder matters?

If you are a shareowner of record and hold shares with Alcoa's stock transfer agent, registrar and dividend agent, Computershare, please contact them regarding this information. They can also be reached at 1-888-985-2058 (U.S. and Canada Toll Free) or 1-201-680-6578 (International).

Alternatively, if you are a beneficial owner (you own shares through a bank or brokerage account), please contact your bank or broker directly.

How can I receive email alerts of Alcoa news releases?

To automatically receive email alerts of Alcoa news releases, you must subscribe.  To remove your email address from these alerts, you must unsubscribe.

How can I follow Alcoa news?

In addition to www.alcoa.com, Alcoa is an active participant in and uses social media to communicate information about the company. FacebookTwitter, YouTube and LinkedIn are powerful tools that allow us to connect with our customers, investors, potential employees and fans.