NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (Nasdaq: KALU) is tomorrow, July 21, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $55.97 as of 3:36 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%. The average volume for Kaiser Aluminum has been 174,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kaiser Aluminum has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 11.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation produces and sells semi-fabricated specialty aluminum products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 61.8, equal to the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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