Stay the Course: Alcoa's 1Q Results Support the Overweight Aerospace Position in Our Best Ideas Portfolio
publication date: Apr 11, 2012
Alcoa kicked off first-quarter earnings season with a strong report. Not only did it report a nice earnings beat, but it raised its outlook for aerospace end market demand 3 percentage points, to as much as 14% growth during 2012. The aluminum giant's comments regarding the automotive sector weren't that shabby either. We think this bodes well for our positions in our Best Ideas portfolio, and with a large percentage of our portfolio in cash, we're waiting patiently to capitalize on the recent market pullback.
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