Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 22, 2014

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Kaiser Aluminum Corporation ( KALU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KALU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of KALU was $69.56, representing a -5.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.47 and a 20.61% increase over the 52 week low of $57.67.

KALU is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). KALU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.52. Zacks Investment Research reports KALU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.77%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KALU Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ( PSCM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of 11.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KALU at 3.16%.



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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Referenced Stocks: KALU , NOV , PCP , PSCM

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