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Kaiser Aluminum GF Value Rank

: 2 (As of Today)
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Kaiser Aluminum has the GF Value Rank of 2.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.

Competitive Comparison

For the Aluminum subindustry, Kaiser Aluminum's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Kaiser Aluminum GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Kaiser Aluminum's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Kaiser Aluminum's GF Value Rank falls into.

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Kaiser Aluminum Business Description

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27422 Portola Parkway, Suite 200, Foothill Ranch, CA, USA, 92610-2831
Kaiser Aluminum Corp produces and sells semi-fabricated specialty aluminum products primarily to industrial customers. The firm purchases primary and scrap aluminum, primarily from its five largest suppliers, and processes it into specialized value-added products. The company hedges its aluminum costs in an attempt to match commodity price changes between the time it purchases the raw materials and sells the finished products. Kaiser produces high-strength aluminum products for the aerospace industry, specialized aluminum extrusions for the automotive industry, and also sells products to customers in the general engineering industry. Nearly all of Kaiser's revenue is generated in the US, with the remainder coming from Canada. The company's operations are also located in the US and Canada.
Williams Kevin W director 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610
Gerard Leo Wilfred director 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610
Tiffany Blain officer: SVP - Sales & Marketing 3400 N. WOLF ROAD FRANKLIN PARK IL 60131
Weaver Brant officer: VP - Strategic Development 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610
Sebastian Teresa Mosley director 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE ORLANDO FL 32837
Huey Jennifer officer: VP & Chief Accounting Officer 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610
Lynn Courtney officer: Vice President and Treasurer 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610
Liggett Emily M director
Miller Del L officer: Vice President and Treasurer 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, STE. 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610-2831
Hassey L Patrick director
Walsh Jason officer: VP-Financial Plann. & Analysis 27422 PORTOLA PKWY., SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610-2831
Krouse Mark officer: VP ? Human Resources 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610-2831
Harvey Keith officer: SVP - Sales & Marketing 27422 PORTOLA PARKWAY, SUITE 200 FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610-2831

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