Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 23, 2013

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Kaiser Aluminum Corporation ( KALU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KALU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $58.75, the dividend yield is 2.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KALU was $58.75, representing a -9.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.18 and a 28.7% increase over the 52 week low of $45.65.

KALU is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). KALU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.45. Zacks Investment Research reports KALU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.33%, compared to an industry average of -3.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KALU Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to KALU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KALU as a top-10 holding:

  • N/A (ALUM).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ALUM with an decrease of -6.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KALU at 4.91%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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