Kadant Inc (KAI): Price and Financial Metrics

Kadant Inc (KAI)

Today's Latest Price: $110.35 USD

1.36 (1.25%)

Updated Sep 22 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 58 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 78.86% 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; 74.34% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -18.35%, Kadant Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 14.85% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Kadant Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CSTE, CMCO, CYAN, GOLF, and CMD.
  • Visit KAI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.kadant.com.
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KAI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $110.35 52-week high $127.16
Prev. close $108.99 52-week low $52.71
Day low $108.01 Volume 49,820
Day high $111.04 Avg. volume 66,502
50-day MA $115.48 Dividend yield 0.88%
200-day MA $99.29 Market Cap 1.27B

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:
$110.35$139.35 28%

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 51th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for KAI, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 7.68; that's higher than 68.34% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Kadant Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 23.97% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Kadant Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 19 -- greater than 76.78% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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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 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

Kadant to Hold Earnings Conference Call on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

WESTFORD, Mass., July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) announced it will release its 2020 second quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 and will hold a webcast the next day, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. During the call the Company will discuss its second quarter financial performance and future expectations. To listen to the call live, go to the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at www.kadant.com. To participate in the live question and answer session, dial 888-326-8410 within the U.S., or +1-704-385-4884 outside the U.S., and reference participant passcode 4880692. The earnings release and webcast presentation will be posted in the “Investors” section of the Company’s website. A replay of the webcast wil...

Yahoo | July 23, 2020

Edited Transcript of KAI.N earnings conference call or presentation 30-Apr-20 3:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Kadant Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | June 23, 2020

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KAI Price Returns

1-mo -4.79%
3-mo 16.17%
6-mo 50.67%
1-year 27.65%
3-year 19.02%
5-year 193.94%
YTD 5.60%
2019 30.68%
2018 -18.14%
2017 65.97%
2016 53.12%
2015 -3.47%

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