Kadant Inc (KAI): Price and Financial Metrics

Kadant Inc (KAI)

Today's Latest Price: $68.10 USD

1.48 (-2.13%)

Updated Apr 3 6:30pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 57 in Industrial - Equipment

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KAI Stock Summary

  • KAI's went public 27.43 years ago, making it older than 78.78% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 71.21%, Kadant Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 82.73% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for KAI comes in at -14.76% -- higher than that of just 21.74% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Kadant Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be TNC, JCOM, MG, AOBC, and ELY.
  • 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 $68.10 52-week high $114.05
Prev. close $69.58 52-week low $52.71
Day low $65.74 Volume 38,700
Day high $68.63 Avg. volume 70,232
50-day MA $88.89 Dividend yield 1.32%
200-day MA $91.36 Market Cap 777.84M

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:

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 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 190.5% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Kadant Inc ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Kadant Inc over the past 5.56 years is 0.2%; that's better than 68.14% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • Kadant Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 23.64% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Kadant Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 17 -- greater than 67.47% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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

ODFL, TIKK, KSU, FELE, and AIT can be thought of as valuation peers to KAI, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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KAI Price Returns

1-mo -24.63%
3-mo -36.78%
6-mo -20.54%
1-year -24.26%
3-year 19.35%
5-year 31.83%
YTD -35.21%
2019 30.68%
2018 -18.14%
2017 65.97%
2016 53.12%
2015 -3.47%

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