Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) reported that it is installing manufacturing technology to improve the performance of thick aluminum and aluminum-lithium plate in various applications, comprising wing ribs and fuselage frames. The investment is reliable with the firm’s strategy to build out its value-add businesses to capture profitable growth. Construction on the project will started in 2015 with first customer production anticipated to begin in 2017. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) stock price closed at $16.93 with the total traded volume of 15.94 Million shares. Its price to sales ratio ended at 0.86. Its market capitalization is 19.957 Billion. The stock owned by the Financial Institutions was 67.80% while by insiders was 0.20%.
MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) released that its nearer than expected loss. The firm released third quarter loss of $0.09 per share, $0.02 improved than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of ($0.11). MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ:MNKD) begun last trade with a price of $5.80 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $6.02. The day-trade ended with -1.50% to $5.92. The stock is going forward to its 52 week low with 55.79% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -48.43%. MNKD last month stock price volatility remained 6.16%.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) this week will started service from the Pacific Northwest to Mexico, just in time for winter. The airline as well is offering new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Puerto Vallarta starting Nov. 4 through April 26, 2015 and to Los Cabos starting Nov. 20 through April 27, 2015. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) has the market capitalization of 7.265 Billion. Shares of firm climbed 2.25% to close at $54.43 with the total traded volume of 1.83 Million. The firm has current ratio of 1.00 for the most recent quarter.