Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA), founded in 1888 as The Aluminum Company of America, is one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum and bauxite. It operates through three core segments: Bauxite, Alumina, and Aluminum, representing an integrated aluminum production process from mining raw material to finished products. With a vast global presence, Alcoa’s financial performance is closely tied to global aluminum prices, demand-supply dynamics, and regional premiums. The company faces challenges from fluctuating commodity prices, trade tensions, and environmental concerns but also sees opportunities in rising demand for lightweight materials and sustainable packaging. Emphasizing sustainability, Alcoa focuses on reducing emissions, energy efficiency, and recycling initiatives. The stock market performance of AA is influenced by global economic conditions, aluminum supply and demand balance, and company-specific factors.