NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Alcoa

(NYSE:

AA

) is tomorrow, February 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $10.41 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Alcoa has been 30.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Alcoa has a market cap of $10.93 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are up 19.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alcoa, Inc. engages in the production and management of aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina. The company operates in four segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Flat-Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 18.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Alcoa as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Alcoa Ratings Report

.

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