Discussion stirs around Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) this week; here is what analysts are saying.

August 9, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

Investors sentiment is 0.95 in 2018 Q1. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is without change, as 10 investors sold Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares while 71 reduced holdings. only 26 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 15.85 million shares or 1.15% less from 16.04 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
The New Hampshire-based Impax Asset Mngmt Llc has invested 0.68% in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). Suntrust Banks accumulated 23,858 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Meeder Asset Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). 10,709 are owned by Sector Pension Board. Apg Asset Nv owns 17,200 shares. Brinker holds 0.02% or 4,535 shares. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Company holds 10,213 shares. Wellington Mngmt Group Inc Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0% stake. Magnetar Financial Limited accumulated 8,118 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio invested 0.02% in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). Los Angeles Cap Mgmt & Equity Rech holds 57,055 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt reported 0.01% in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). Sei Invests reported 0.02% in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). D E Shaw Company owns 0% invested in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) for 33,976 shares. Asset Management Inc reported 4,228 shares.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 sales for $5.15 million activity. On Thursday, July 26 the insider Quinn Jack sold $144,863. The insider West Neal E sold $239,250. $936,129 worth of stock was sold by HOCKEMA JACK A on Monday, March 5. $787,708 worth of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) shares were sold by BARNESON JOHN. 979 shares valued at $105,952 were sold by Miller Del L on Thursday, May 24. OSBORNE ALFRED E JR also sold $104,400 worth of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) on Thursday, March 15.

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Kaiser Aluminum (NASDAQ:KALU), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Kaiser Aluminum has $122 highest and $9700 lowest target. $108.25’s average target is -3.11% below currents $111.72 stock price. Kaiser Aluminum had 10 analyst reports since February 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) rating on Wednesday, August 1. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $105 target. JP Morgan maintained Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) on Friday, June 15 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Friday, February 23. Deutsche Bank maintained Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) rating on Tuesday, February 27. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $103 target. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Monday, April 30 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, July 25. Below is a list of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/08/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $101 New Target: $105 Maintain
25/07/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $102 New Target: $108 Maintain
16/07/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $122 Initiates Coverage On
15/06/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $91 New Target: $100 Maintain
30/04/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $97.0000 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $111 Initiates Coverage On
27/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $107 New Target: $103 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $120.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $107.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $95 New Target: $102 Maintain

The stock increased 0.58% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $111.72. About 48,513 shares traded. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) has risen 30.65% since August 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.08% the S&P500.

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation manufactures and sells semi-fabricated specialty aluminum mill products. The company has market cap of $1.86 billion. The firm offers rolled, extruded, and drawn aluminum products used principally for aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer durables, electronics, electrical, and machinery and equipment applications. It has a 37.23 P/E ratio. The Company’s aerospace and high strength products include heat treat plates and sheets, hard alloy extruded shapes, cold finish rods and bars, seamless drawn tubes, and billets for aerospace and defense industries.

More important recent Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment” on July 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Kaiser Aluminum +8% post Q2 results”, Benzinga.com published: “Earnings Scheduled For July 23, 2018” on July 23, 2018. More interesting news about Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Kaiser Aluminum (KALU) Tops Q2 EPS by 5c, Revenues Beat” with publication date: July 23, 2018.

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