Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 13, 2009 (April 7, 2009)


(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


Pennsylvania   1-3610   25-0317820

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)


390 Park Avenue, New York, New York   10022-4608
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Office of Investor Relations 212-836-2674

Office of the Secretary 212-836-2732

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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On April 7, 2009, Alcoa Inc. held its first quarter 2009 earnings conference call, broadcast live by webcast. A transcript of the call and a copy of the slides presented during the call are attached hereto as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, and are hereby incorporated by reference.

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The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, is being furnished in accordance with the provisions of General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this report relate to future events and expectations, and as such constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements also include those containing such words as “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “targets,” “should,” “will,” “will likely result,” “forecast,” “outlook,” “projects” or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Alcoa to be different from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Alcoa disclaims any intention or obligation, other than as required by applicable law, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether in response to new information, future events or otherwise. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include: (a) material adverse changes in economic or aluminum industry conditions generally, including global supply and demand conditions and fluctuations in London Metal Exchange-based prices for primary aluminum, alumina and other products; (b) material adverse changes in the markets served by Alcoa, including automotive and commercial transportation, aerospace, building and construction, distribution, packaging, and industrial gas turbine markets; (c) Alcoa’s inability to achieve the level of cost reductions, cash generation or conservation, return on capital improvement, improvement in profitability and margins, or strengthening of operations anticipated by management in connection with its restructuring, portfolio streamlining and liquidity strengthening actions; (d) continued volatility or deterioration in the financial markets, including disruptions in the commercial paper, capital and credit markets; (e) Alcoa’s inability to mitigate impacts from increased energy, transportation and raw materials costs, including caustic soda, calcined petroleum coke and natural gas, or from other cost inflation; (f) Alcoa’s inability to complete its Brazilian growth and portfolio streamlining projects or achieve efficiency improvements at newly constructed or acquired facilities as planned and by targeted completion dates; (g) unfavorable changes in laws, governmental regulations or policies, foreign currency exchange rates or competitive factors in the countries in which Alcoa operates; (h) significant legal proceedings or investigations adverse to Alcoa, including environmental, product liability, safety and health and other claims; and (i) the other risk factors summarized in Alcoa’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.

The following are furnished as exhibits to this report:


99.1    Transcript of Alcoa Inc. first quarter 2009 earnings call.
99.2    Slides presented during Alcoa Inc. first quarter 2009 earnings call.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


By:   /s/ J. Michael Schell

J. Michael Schell

Executive Vice President — Business Development and Law

Dated: April 13, 2009





Exhibit No.



99.1    Transcript of Alcoa Inc. first quarter 2009 earnings call.
99.2    Slides presented during Alcoa Inc. first quarter 2009 earnings call.