Kaiser Aluminum (KALU)

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83.64 +0.56  +0.67% NASDAQ Jul 1, 8:00PM Delayed 2m USD

Kaiser Aluminum Price to Book Value:

1.901 for July 1, 2015

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July 1, 2015 1.901
June 30, 2015 1.889
June 29, 2015 1.905
June 26, 2015 1.931
June 25, 2015 1.945
June 24, 2015 1.945
June 23, 2015 1.945
June 22, 2015 1.925
June 19, 2015 1.910
June 18, 2015 1.906
June 17, 2015 1.915
June 16, 2015 1.915
June 15, 2015 1.909
June 12, 2015 1.910
June 11, 2015 1.909
June 10, 2015 1.884
June 9, 2015 1.874
June 8, 2015 1.868
June 5, 2015 1.869
June 4, 2015 1.875
June 3, 2015 1.890
June 2, 2015 1.893
June 1, 2015 1.844
May 29, 2015 1.845
May 28, 2015 1.854
May 27, 2015 1.842
   
May 26, 2015 1.838
May 22, 2015 1.854
May 21, 2015 1.862
May 20, 2015 1.870
May 19, 2015 1.873
May 18, 2015 1.884
May 15, 2015 1.893
May 14, 2015 1.904
May 13, 2015 1.890
May 12, 2015 1.880
May 11, 2015 1.867
May 8, 2015 1.854
May 7, 2015 1.848
May 6, 2015 1.851
May 5, 2015 1.876
May 4, 2015 1.860
May 1, 2015 1.858
April 30, 2015 1.828
April 29, 2015 1.793
April 28, 2015 1.812
April 27, 2015 1.800
April 24, 2015 1.812
April 23, 2015 1.807
April 22, 2015 1.798
April 21, 2015 1.792

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

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KALU Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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KALU Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.7263 Jul 06 2010
Maximum 1.945 Jun 23 2015
Average 1.133

KALU Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("KALU", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("KALU", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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