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Kaiser Aluminum Corporation is an aluminum business based in the US. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares (KALU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation employs 2,585 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$106.03|
|52-week range||USD$49.9583 - USD$108.792|
|50-day moving average||USD$85.5368|
|200-day moving average||USD$70.0414|
|Wall St. target price||USD$92.5|
|Dividend yield||USD$2.68 (2.8%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.776|
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|1 week (2021-01-12)||-2.25%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||13.12%|
|3 months (2020-10-20)||64.31%|
|6 months (2020-07-20)||55.54%|
|1 year (2020-01-18)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||5.30%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||114.38|
|5 years (2016-01-20)||41.26%|
Valuing Kaiser Aluminum Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 123x. In other words, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares trade at around 123x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.24. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$158 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.36%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$298.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.05%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.67%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 366,503 Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 6.2% down from 390,917 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 96195.01312336). Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.81. In other words for every 100,000 Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3810 shares are currently held short.
However Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0413% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares, roughly 41 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Kaiser Aluminum Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Kaiser Aluminum Corporation stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 61.19% of net profits
Recently Kaiser Aluminum Corporation has paid out, on average, around 61.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.8% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.8% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2.68 per share.
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 13 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 22 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $49.9583 up to $108.792. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's is 1.1858. This would suggest that Kaiser Aluminum Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation manufactures and sells semi-fabricated specialty aluminum mill products. The company offers rolled, extruded, and drawn aluminum products used principally for aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer durables, electronics, electrical, and machinery and equipment applications. Its aerospace and high strength products include heat treat plates and sheets, hard alloy extruded shapes, cold finish rods and bars, seamless drawn tubes, and billets for aerospace and defense industries. The company's automotive extrusions include extruded aluminum products for structural components, crash management systems, anti-lock braking systems, and drawn tubes for drive shafts, as well as offers fabrication services, including sawing and cutting to length. Its general engineering products comprise alloy plate, sheet, rod, bar, tube, wire, and standard extrusion shapes used in various applications, including the production of military vehicles, ordnances, semiconductor manufacturing cells, electronic devices, after-market motor sport parts, tooling plates, parts for machinery and equipment, bolts, screws, nails, and rivets. The company also offers extruded, drawn, and cast billet aluminum products for industrial end uses. It sells its products directly to customers through sales personnel located in the United States, Canada, Western Europe, and China, as well as through independent sales agents in other regions of Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation was founded in 1946 and is based in Foothill Ranch, California.
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