Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) has a current MF Rank of 4573. Developed by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, the intention of the formula is to uncover high quality companies that are trading at an attractive price. The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, undervalued stocks. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks.

Investors are constantly trying to make knowing moves in the equity market. Taking stock of personal strengths and weaknesses can aid the investor attack the market with heightened focus. Often times, individuals may fall into traps that could have been avoided. Coming up with a sound investment plan and setting realistic expectations may aid the inexperienced investor become better prepared and focused. Positive returns are attainable with the proper preparation and dedication. Investors working with a longer-term plan might be approaching the equity market from a completely other angle than a shorter-term trader. Investors who plan to be in the market for a long stage of time may not be as concerned about the day to day fluctuations as short-term traders.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) has a Value Composite score of 37. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. In general, a enterprise with a score closer to 0 would be seen as undervalued, and a score closer to 100 would indicate an overvalued enterprise. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is at present sitting at 30.

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) has a Price to Book ratio of 2.07. This ratio is determined by dividing the current stock price by the book value per share. Investors may use Price to Book to display how the market portrays the value of a stock. Checking in on some different ratios, the enterprise has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 12.90, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 29.86. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a enterprise is overvalued or undervalued.

Shifting gears, we can see that Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) has a Q.i. Value of 27. The Q.i. Value ranks companies using four ratios. These ratios consist of EBITDA Yield, FCF Yield, Liquidity, and Earnings Yield. The purpose of the Q.i. Value is to aid identify companies that are the most undervalued. Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the enterprise tends to be.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU), we can see that the 12 month volatility is right now 22.91. The 6 month volatility is 30.29, and the 3 month is spotted at 36.80. Following volatility data can aid add up how much the equity price has fluctuated over the specified time stage. Although past volatility action may aid project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly other when taking into account different factors that may be driving price action during the measured time stage.

At the time of writing, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) has a Piotroski F-Score of 5. The F-Score may aid detect companies with strengthening balance sheets. The score may also be used to uncover the weak performers. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine other variables based on the enterprise financial statement. A single point is assigned to each test that a stock passes. Typically, a stock scoring an 8 or 9 would be seen as strong. On the different end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak.

Investors may be interested in surveying the Gross Margin score on shares of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU). The name at present has a score of 11. This score is derived from the Gross Margin (Marx) stability and growth over the previous eight years. The Gross Margin score lands on a scale from 1 to 100 where a score of 1 would be considered positive, and a score of 100 would be seen as negative.

The Shareholder Yield is a way that investors can see how much money shareholders are receiving from a enterprise through a combination of dividends, share repurchases and debt reduction. The Shareholder Yield of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) is 0.04. This percentage is determined by adding the dividend yield plus the percentage of shares repurchased. Dividends are a common way that companies distribute cash to their shareholders. Similarly, cash repurchases and a reduction of debt can accelerate the shareholder value, too. Another way to figure out the effectiveness of a enterprise’s distributions is by considering at the Shareholder yield (Mebane Faber). The Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation NasdaqGS:KALU is 0.04. This number is determined by considering at the quantify of the dividend yield plus percentage of sales repurchased and net debt repaid yield.

**Price Index**

We can now take a quick peek at some historical equity price index data. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NasdaqGS:KALU) right now has a 10 month price index of 0.92. The price index is determined by dividing the current stock price by the stock price ten months ago. A ratio over one signals an accelerate in stock price over the stage. A ratio lower than one indicates that the price has decreased over that time stage. Looking at some different time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.98, the 24 month is 1.18, and the 36 month is 1.17. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.90, the 3 month is 0.91, and the 1 month is at present 0.96.

A highly common way to study stocks is through fundamental analysis. Investors examining the fundamentals may be analyzing the underlying factors that can affect the performance of a particular enterprise. When focusing in on a specific enterprise, investors will look at enterprise management, financial information, business prospects, and industry competition. The goal of digging into the numbers is frequently times a way to measure the current value of a enterprise and try to gauge the value into the future. Zooming in on the needed statistics of a enterprise can aid provide a glimpse of the enterprise’s overall health.

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Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) has a current Magic Formula rank of 5285. The formula which was developed by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, is intended to uncover high quality companies that are trading at an attractive price. The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, undervalued stocks. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks.

Some equity market investors may abide to the saying, nothing ventured nothing gained. Others may operate by following the saying slow and steady wins the race. The correct move for one investor may not be the same for another. Some may pick to go all in, while others may look to reduce exposure with stable long-term staple companies. Active equity investors may be forced to make difficult decisions at some point, but working difficult and being prepared may prove to be a portfolio booster. Dedicated investors are frequently willing to put in the further hours in order to make sure no stone is left unturned.

The Value Composite One (VC1) is a method that investors use to figure out a enterprise’s value. The VC1 of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 30. A enterprise with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued enterprise, while a enterprise with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued enterprise. The VC1 is determined using the price to book value, price to sales, EBITDA to EV, price to cash flow, and price to earnings. Similarly, the Value Composite Two (VC2) is determined with the same ratios, but adds the Shareholder Yield. The Value Composite Two of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 37.

Shifting gears, we can see that Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) has a Q.i. Value of 29. The Q.i. Value ranks companies using four ratios. These ratios consist of EBITDA Yield, FCF Yield, Liquidity, and Earnings Yield. The purpose of the Q.i. Value is to aid identify companies that are the most undervalued. Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the enterprise tends to be.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR), we can see that the 12 month volatility is right now 27.33. The 6 month volatility is 31.92, and the 3 month is spotted at 35.66. Following volatility data can aid add up how much the equity price has fluctuated over the specified time stage. Although past volatility action may aid project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly other when taking into account different factors that may be driving price action during the measured time stage.

Investors may be interested in surveying the Gross Margin score on shares of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR). The name at present has a score of 32. This score is derived from the Gross Margin (Marx) stability and growth over the previous eight years. The Gross Margin score lands on a scale from 1 to 100 where a score of 1 would be considered positive, and a score of 100 would be seen as negative.

At the time of writing, Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) has a Piotroski F-Score of 4. The F-Score may aid detect companies with strengthening balance sheets. The score may also be used to uncover the weak performers. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine other variables based on the enterprise financial statement. A single point is assigned to each test that a stock passes. Typically, a stock scoring an 8 or 9 would be seen as strong. On the different end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak.

**Volatility**

Stock volatility is a percentage that signals whether a stock is a desirable purchase. Investors look at the Volatility 12m to figure out if a enterprise has a low volatility percentage or not over the duration of a year. The Volatility 12m of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 27.33. This is determined by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the stock price over one year annualized. The lower the number, a enterprise is thought to have low volatility. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage calculated by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the stock price over 3 months. The Volatility 3m of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 35.66. The Volatility 6m is the same, except measured over the duration of six months. The Volatility 6m is 31.92.

**Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), ROIC Quality, ROIC 5 Year Average**

The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 0.19. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a enterprise is profitable or not. It tells investors how well a enterprise is turning their capital into profits. The ROIC is determined by dividing the net operating profit (or EBIT) by the employed capital. The employed capital is determined by subrating current liabilities from total assets. Similarly, the Return on Invested Capital Quality ratio is a mechanism in evaluating the quality of a enterprise’s ROIC over the duration of five years. The ROIC Quality of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 0.01. This is determined by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 year ROIC. The ROIC 5 year average is determined using the five year average EBIT, five year average (net working capital and net fixed assets). The ROIC 5 year average of Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is -0.01.

There are many other tools to figure out whether a enterprise is profitable or not. One of the most crowd-pleasing ratios is the “Return on Assets” (aka ROA). This score signals how profitable a enterprise is relative to its total assets. The Return on Assets for Indra Sistemas, S.A. (BME:IDR) is 0.03. This number is determined by dividing net income after tax by the enterprise’s total assets. A enterprise that manages their assets well will have a higher return, while a enterprise that manages their assets poorly will have a lower return.

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