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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.63
KALU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 1299 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. KALU: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KALU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.63

Equity to Asset 0.49
KALU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KALU: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KALU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.04   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.49

-2.04
0.83
Interest Coverage 3.68
KALU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. KALU: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KALU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.68

1.05
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.51
M-Score: -3.68
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -25.33
KALU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. KALU: -25.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -86.76   Max: 13.36
Current: -25.33

-86.76
13.36
Net-margin (%) -16.96
KALU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -0.35 vs. KALU: -16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -111   Max: 8.08
Current: -16.96

-111
8.08
ROE (%) -23.40
KALU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.52 vs. KALU: -23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -58.64   Max: 51.53
Current: -23.4

-58.64
51.53
ROA (%) -13.68
KALU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.36 vs. KALU: -13.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.06   Max: 11.1
Current: -13.68

-44.06
11.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -49.61
KALU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -10.42 vs. KALU: -49.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -306.1   Max: 47.15
Current: -49.61

-306.1
47.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
KALU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. KALU: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.5   Max: 84.4
Current: 2.1

-30.5
84.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 28.50
KALU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. KALU: 28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.7   Max: 143
Current: 28.5

-34.7
143
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 43.00
KALU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -16.50 vs. KALU: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 106.4
Current: 43

0
106.4
» KALU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KALU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,269,682 sh (+20.58%)
Chuck Royce 430,800 sh (+4.49%)
Michael Price 304,002 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 775,472 sh (-4.70%)
Third Avenue Management 436,533 sh (-6.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 53,329 sh (-16.86%)
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Q3 2014

KALU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 380,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 6,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,100 sh (+24.56%)
John Keeley 750,717 sh (-3.19%)
Chuck Royce 410,300 sh (-4.76%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,196,865 sh (-5.74%)
Michael Price 277,300 sh (-8.78%)
Third Avenue Management 335,574 sh (-23.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,213 sh (-63.97%)
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Q4 2014

KALU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 28,600 sh (+320.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 24,446 sh (+27.24%)
John Keeley 779,337 sh (+3.81%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,002,405 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 380,800 sh (-7.19%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,002,405 sh (-16.25%)
Michael Price 230,000 sh (-17.06%)
Steven Cohen 291,667 sh (-23.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,700 sh (-47.89%)
Third Avenue Management 107,548 sh (-67.95%)
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Q1 2015

KALU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 14,500 sh (+291.89%)
Jim Simons 86,900 sh (+203.85%)
Third Avenue Management 107,583 sh (+0.03%)
Michael Price 230,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 755,287 sh (-3.09%)
Chuck Royce 345,500 sh (-9.27%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 791,931 sh (-21.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,372 sh (-33.03%)
Steven Cohen 53,900 sh (-81.52%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 17.95
KALU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. KALU: 17.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.90
KALU's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. KALU: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KALU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 4.1
Current: 1.9

0.34
4.1
P/S 1.10
KALU's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. KALU: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KALU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.1

0.21
2.84
PFCF 31.20
KALU's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 16.72 vs. KALU: 31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KALU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.46   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 31.2

5.46
99999999.99
POCF 14.40
KALU's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. KALU: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KALU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 183.29
Current: 14.4

2.84
183.29
Shiller P/E 169.60
KALU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. KALU: 169.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KALU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.07   Max: 173.4
Current: 169.6

21.07
173.4
Current Ratio 1.83
KALU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. KALU: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KALU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 5.01
Current: 1.83

0.94
5.01
Quick Ratio 1.35
KALU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. KALU: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KALU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.63
Current: 1.35

0.59
3.63
Days Inventory 66.04
KALU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 73.68 vs. KALU: 66.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KALU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.33   Max: 113
Current: 66.04

42.33
113
Days Sales Outstanding 39.23
KALU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 34.49 vs. KALU: 39.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KALU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.41   Max: 53.81
Current: 39.23

23.41
53.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.80
KALU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. KALU: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KALU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.39
Current: 1.8

0.23
5.39
Dividend Payout 0.36
KALU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. KALU: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KALU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 24
Current: 0.36

0.1
24
Dividend growth (3y) 13.40
KALU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -19.90 vs. KALU: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.7
Current: 13.4

0
38.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.61
KALU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KALU: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 7.81
Current: 2.61

0.33
7.81
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
KALU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. KALU: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KALU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 36.9   Max: -3.5
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
KALU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. KALU: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.15
Current: 2.1

0.57
3.15
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
KALU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. KALU: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 89.66
Current: 1.3

0.77
89.66
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
KALU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. KALU: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.59
Current: 1.2

0.34
2.59
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
KALU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. KALU: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.98
Current: 0.8

0.39
3.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -22.50
KALU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. KALU: -22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -22.9   Max: 31.9
Current: -22.5

-22.9
31.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 30.43
KALU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.45 vs. KALU: 30.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 31.1
Current: 30.43

-2.3
31.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
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Traded in other countries:KLU1.Germany,
Kaiser Aluminum Corp was founded in 1946 and incorporate in Delaware. The Company is engaged in the production of semi-fabricated specialty aluminum products. Its segments include Fabricated Products and Secondary Aluminum. The Company manufactures rolled, extruded, and drawn aluminum products to market applications such as aerospace and high strength products, general engineering products, extrusions for automotive applications, and other industrial products. To make its fabricated products, it purchases primary aluminum ingot, sow, and recycled and scrap aluminum from third party suppliers in varying percentages depending on various market factors, including price and availability. The Company's primary competitors in the global heat treated flat-rolled products are Alcoa and Constellium. In the extrusion/drawn market, it competes with many regional participants, as well as larger companies with a national presence, such as SAPA and Alcoa. The Company is subject to a number of environmental laws and regulations, to potential fines or penalties assessed for alleged breaches of the environmental laws and regulations, and to potential claims and litigation based upon such laws and regulations.
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