Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (KALU) Analysts See $1.11 EPS

September 17, 2017 - By Louis Casey

 Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (KALU) Analysts See $1.11 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 1.01 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 29 investors sold Kaiser Aluminum Corp. shares while 59 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 16.67 million shares or 3.09% less from 17.20 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
105,097 were accumulated by Granite Investment Prtnrs Lc. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.07% or 119,783 shares. Moreover, Wells Fargo And Mn has 0% invested in Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) for 66,507 shares. Guggenheim Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 16,262 shares. Wellington Mgmt Ltd Liability Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 105,959 shares. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability owns 5,640 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Breton Hill Capital Limited has invested 0.05% in Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU). Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 31 shares in its portfolio. Capstone Asset Mngmt Co has 4,253 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 37 are owned by Ent Service Corporation. 18,715 were accumulated by Shell Asset Management Communications. South Dakota Invest Council reported 0.01% stake. Ls Inv Advisors Lc invested 0% in Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU). Quantbot Ltd Partnership accumulated 3,625 shares. Blackrock Grp Inc Limited invested in 0% or 40,297 shares.

Since March 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $255,288 activity. 1,200 shares were sold by Parkinson Ray, worth $93,794 on Wednesday, March 29.

Investors wait Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) to report on October, 18. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.11 earnings per share, up $0.09 or 8.82 % from last year’s $1.02 same quarter earnings. This translates into $18.77 million profit for KALU giving the stock a 21.70 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.11 EPS is accurate. Kaiser Aluminum Corp.’s Wall Street analysts see -24.49 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.47 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.46% or $0.44 on September 15, reaching $96.37. About 269,662 shares traded or 133.82% up from the average. Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) has declined 3.95% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.65% the S&P500.

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Kaiser Aluminum Corp (NASDAQ:KALU), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Kaiser Aluminum Corp had 17 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, June 23. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 6 by Macquarie Research. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, July 23 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 18 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, March 11. Seaport Global initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 9 report. Macquarie Research downgraded Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) on Wednesday, December 14 to “Neutral” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) rating on Monday, July 31. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $100 target. Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $9 target in Thursday, May 19 report. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank.

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation manufactures and sells semi-fabricated specialty aluminum mill products. The company has market cap of $1.63 billion. The Firm operates in the Fabricated Products segment. It has a 21.3 P/E ratio. The Company’s Fabricated Products segment focuses on producing rolled, extruded and drawn aluminum products used principally for aerospace and defense, automotive and general engineering products that include consumer durables, electronics, electrical and machinery and equipment applications.

More notable recent Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Kaiser Aluminum Announces Second Quarter and First Half 2017 Earnings Release …” on July 05, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 …” published on February 21, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 25, 2017” on April 24, 2017. More interesting news about Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Kaiser Aluminum Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Release …” published on February 02, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results” with publication date: April 19, 2017.

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