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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.37
KALU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. KALU: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KALU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.05 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.37
Equity to Asset 0.61
KALU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KALU: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KALU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.04  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.61
-2.04
0.83
Interest Coverage 3.68
KALU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 673 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  Med: 4.85 Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.68
1.05
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.27
M-Score: -3.75
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 (%) -25.58
KALU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. KALU: -25.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -86.76  Med: 4.35 Max: 13.36
Current: -25.58
-86.76
13.36
Net-margin (%) -16.99
KALU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -0.06 vs. KALU: -16.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -111  Med: 1.19 Max: 8.08
Current: -16.99
-111
8.08
ROE (%) -25.46
KALU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.58 vs. KALU: -25.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -58.64  Med: 6.84 Max: 45.63
Current: -25.46
-58.64
45.63
ROA (%) -14.81
KALU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.18 vs. KALU: -14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.06  Med: 0.51 Max: 11.1
Current: -14.81
-44.06
11.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -49.26
KALU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. KALU: -49.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -418.37  Med: 7.13 Max: 48.37
Current: -49.26
-418.37
48.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
KALU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. KALU: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.5  Med: 2.10 Max: 84.4
Current: 2.1
-30.5
84.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 28.50
KALU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -13.70 vs. KALU: 28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.7  Med: 28.50 Max: 143
Current: 28.5
-34.7
143
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 43.00
KALU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -16.10 vs. KALU: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 5.45 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

Q3 2014

KALU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 6,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 380,200 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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Q2 2015

KALU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 170,400 sh (+96.09%)
Chuck Royce 620,200 sh (+79.51%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 820,731 sh (+3.64%)
Third Avenue Management 107,583 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 230,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Keeley 682,982 sh (-9.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,200 sh (-71.03%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 17.51
KALU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. KALU: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.86
KALU's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. KALU: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KALU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.12 Max: 4.1
Current: 1.86
0.34
4.1
P/S 1.05
KALU's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. KALU: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KALU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.05
0.21
2.84
PFCF 31.03
KALU's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. KALU: 31.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KALU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.46  Med: 24.04 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 31.03
5.46
99999999.99
POCF 14.91
KALU's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. KALU: 14.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KALU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.84  Med: 11.22 Max: 183.29
Current: 14.91
2.84
183.29
Shiller P/E 169.84
KALU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. KALU: 169.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KALU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.13  Med: 32.82 Max: 180.85
Current: 169.84
21.13
180.85
Current Ratio 3.34
KALU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KALU: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KALU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.84 Max: 5.01
Current: 3.34
0.94
5.01
Quick Ratio 2.01
KALU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. KALU: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KALU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.03 Max: 3.63
Current: 2.01
0.59
3.63
Days Inventory 65.75
KALU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 72.82 vs. KALU: 65.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KALU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.33  Med: 69.43 Max: 113
Current: 65.75
42.33
113
Days Sales Outstanding 35.53
KALU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 31.75 vs. KALU: 35.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KALU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.41  Med: 32.32 Max: 53.81
Current: 35.53
23.41
53.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.91
KALU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. KALU: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KALU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.86 Max: 5.39
Current: 1.91
0.23
5.39
Dividend Payout 0.36
KALU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. KALU: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KALU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.28 Max: 24
Current: 0.36
0.1
24
Dividend growth (3y) 13.40
KALU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -18.10 vs. KALU: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 38.7
Current: 13.4
0
38.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.77
KALU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. KALU: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.70 Max: 7.81
Current: 2.77
0.33
7.81
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
KALU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.60 vs. KALU: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KALU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 36.9  Med: 0.40 Max: -3.5
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 26.08
KALU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. KALU: 26.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.13  Med: 12.92 Max: 305.39
Current: 26.08
4.13
305.39
Price/Tangible Book 2.04
KALU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. KALU: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.20 Max: 3.61
Current: 2.04
0.57
3.61
Price/Projected FCF 1.31
KALU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. KALU: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.06 Max: 89.66
Current: 1.31
0.77
89.66
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
KALU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 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  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.2
0.34
2.56
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.85
KALU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
2692% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. KALU: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KALU' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.59 Max: 3.98
Current: 0.85
0.39
3.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.08
KALU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. KALU: -23.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24  Med: 11.00 Max: 31.9
Current: -23.08
-24
31.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.40
KALU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -3.22 vs. KALU: 30.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KALU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.3  Med: 2.50 Max: 31.1
Current: 30.4
-2.3
31.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
EPS($) 4.54
EPS without NRI($) 4.54

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
Compare:NHYDY, AA, AWC, NOR, CENX » details
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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