KALU Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/23/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/23/13, Kaiser Aluminum Corp. ( KALU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of KALU's recent stock price of $65.54, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KALU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by Kaiser Aluminum Corp.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KALU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KALU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KALU's low point in its 52 week range is $56.57 per share, with $73.47 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $65.59.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, KALU makes up 3.46% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF ( PSCM) which is trading up by about 1.7% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Kaiser Aluminum Corp. shares are currently down about 2.7% on the day.
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