Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 25, 2018

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Kaiser Aluminum Corporation ( KALU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 25, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased KALU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $102.1, the dividend yield is 2.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KALU was $102.1, representing a -12.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.86 and a 30.52% increase over the 52 week low of $78.23.

KALU is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes, a GE company ( BHGE ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). KALU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports KALU's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 26.64%, compared to an industry average of 20.3%.

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 DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( XSHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 15.25% over the last 100 days. PYZ has the highest percent weighting of KALU at 2.88%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: KALU , BHGE , PH , PYZ , XME , XSHD

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