Kadant Inc (KAI): Price and Financial Metrics

Kadant Inc (KAI)

Today's Latest Price: $135.52 USD

6.14 (4.75%)

Updated Dec 4 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Industrial - Equipment

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KAI Stock Summary

  • Kadant Inc's stock had its IPO on November 3, 1992, making it an older stock than 79.34% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Kadant Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 74.08% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -17.75%, Kadant Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 16.32% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kadant Inc are GOLF, CSTE, KNL, ICFI, and ASGN.
  • KAI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kadant Inc's official web site, go to www.kadant.com.

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KAI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $135.52 52-week high $138.56
Prev. close $129.38 52-week low $52.71
Day low $129.27 Volume 38,070
Day high $135.60 Avg. volume 61,053
50-day MA $121.95 Dividend yield 0.71%
200-day MA $103.12 Market Cap 1.56B

Kadant Inc (KAI) Company Bio

Kadant Inc. is a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The Company's products, technologies, and services play an integral role in enhancing process efficiency, optimizing energy utilization, and maximizing productivity in resource-intensive industries. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Westford, Massachusetts.

KAI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$135.52$105.14 -20%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Kadant Inc. To summarize, we found that Kadant Inc ranked in the 43th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kadant Inc, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 85. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 65.77% of US equities in the Industrials sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Kadant Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 19 -- greater than 78.52% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Kadant Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 8.56. This coverage rate is greater than that of 74.06% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KAI, try HAYN, CSX, ETN, PKOH, and TTEK.

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Latest KAI News From Around the Web

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Kadant's (KAI) CEO Jeff Powell on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kadant Inc (KAI) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call July 29, 2020 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Michael McKenney – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Powell – President and Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants John Franzreb – Sidoti Incorporated Chris Howe – Barrington Research Kurt Yinger –...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 1, 2020

Kadant Inc. Beat Analyst Estimates: See What The Consensus Is Forecasting For This Year

Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) shareholders are probably feeling a little disappointed, since its shares fell 6.2% to US$110...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Kadant Inc (KAI) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

With me on the call today is Jeff Powell, our President and Chief Executive Officer. Various remarks that we may make today about Kadant's future plans and expectations, financial and operating results and prospects are forward-looking statements for purposes of the Safe Harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In addition, any forward-looking statements we make during this webcast represent our views and estimates only as of today.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Kadant EPS beats by $0.32, beats on revenue

Kadant (KAI): Q2 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.06 beats by $0.32; GAAP EPS of $1.00 beats by $0.26.Revenue of $152.86M (-13.7% Y/Y) beats by $2.85M.Bookings decreased 24% to $133M; Adjusted EBITDA decreased 19% to $27M.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | July 28, 2020

Kadant Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

WESTFORD, Mass., July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 27, 2020. …

GlobeNewswire | July 28, 2020

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KAI Price Returns

1-mo 8.98%
3-mo 17.95%
6-mo 20.24%
1-year 36.70%
3-year 36.04%
5-year 237.35%
YTD 29.95%
2019 30.68%
2018 -18.14%
2017 65.97%
2016 53.12%
2015 -3.47%

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