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Kadant NYSE:KAI Stock Report

Last Price

US$188.39

Market Cap

US$2.2b

7D

-0.6%

1Y

-19.6%

Updated

29 Nov, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
KAI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

KAI Stock Overview

Kadant Inc. supplies technologies and engineered systems worldwide.

Kadant Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kadant
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$188.39
52 Week HighUS$239.85
52 Week LowUS$154.19
Beta1.15
1 Month Change5.74%
3 Month Change4.99%
1 Year Change-19.65%
3 Year Change92.65%
5 Year Change84.61%
Change since IPO882.91%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Do Kadant's (NYSE:KAI) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Oct 28
Do Kadant's (NYSE:KAI) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) Shares Could Be 22% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Oct 13
Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) Shares Could Be 22% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Is Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Using Too Much Debt?

Sep 28
Is Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Using Too Much Debt?

Is There Now An Opportunity In Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)?

Sep 08
Is There Now An Opportunity In Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)?

Here's Why Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Jul 23
Here's Why Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Is There An Opportunity With Kadant Inc.'s (NYSE:KAI) 24% Undervaluation?

Jul 08
Is There An Opportunity With Kadant Inc.'s (NYSE:KAI) 24% Undervaluation?

Is There Now An Opportunity In Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)?

Jun 03
Is There Now An Opportunity In Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)?

Here's Why We Think Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Is Well Worth Watching

Apr 11
Here's Why We Think Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Is Well Worth Watching

Kadant Inc.'s (NYSE:KAI) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 30% Above Its Share Price

Mar 27
Kadant Inc.'s (NYSE:KAI) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 30% Above Its Share Price

Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Mar 10
Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Could Easily Take On More Debt

What Is Kadant Inc.'s (NYSE:KAI) Share Price Doing?

Feb 23
What Is Kadant Inc.'s (NYSE:KAI) Share Price Doing?

Does Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Dec 28
Does Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Estimating The Fair Value Of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)

Dec 10
Estimating The Fair Value Of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)

Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Nov 23
Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Should You Investigate Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) At US$233?

Nov 08
Should You Investigate Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) At US$233?

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Before It's Too Late

Sep 15
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Before It's Too Late

Are Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?

Aug 22
Are Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)?

Aug 04
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)?

Is Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Using Too Much Debt?

Jun 25
Is Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Using Too Much Debt?

Does Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Jun 02
Does Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)

May 18
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)

Should You Investigate Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) At US$184?

Apr 11
Should You Investigate Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) At US$184?

We Think Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Mar 21
We Think Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Shareholders of Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Must Be Delighted With Their 350% Total Return

Mar 03
Shareholders of Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Must Be Delighted With Their 350% Total Return

Are Kadant's (NYSE:KAI) Statutory Earnings A Good Reflection Of Its Earnings Potential?

Feb 13
Are Kadant's (NYSE:KAI) Statutory Earnings A Good Reflection Of Its Earnings Potential?

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)

Jan 29
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI)

Shareholder Returns

KAIUS MachineryUS Market
7D-0.6%-0.6%-0.9%
1Y-19.6%-0.6%-18.9%

Return vs Industry: KAI underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned -3.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KAI matched the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KAI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KAI volatility
KAI Average Weekly Movement5.3%
Machinery Industry Average Movement6.5%
Market Average Movement7.4%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: KAI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KAI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19912,900Jeffrey Powellhttps://www.kadant.com

Kadant Inc. supplies technologies and engineered systems worldwide. It operates through three segments: Flow Control, Industrial Processing, and Material Handling. The Flow Control segment develops, manufactures, and markets fluid-handling systems and equipment, such as rotary joints, syphons, turbulator bars, expansion joints, and engineered steam and condensate systems; and doctoring, cleaning, and filtration systems and related consumables, consisting of doctor systems and holders, doctor blades, shower and fabric-conditioning systems, formation systems, and water-filtration systems.

Kadant Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do Kadant's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KAI fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$2.20b
Earnings (TTM)US$119.01m
Revenue (TTM)US$891.16m

18.5x

P/E Ratio

2.5x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KAI income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$891.16m
Cost of RevenueUS$502.18m
Gross ProfitUS$388.98m
Other ExpensesUS$269.97m
EarningsUS$119.01m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 01, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)10.20
Gross Margin43.65%
Net Profit Margin13.35%
Debt/Equity Ratio34.1%

How did KAI perform over the long term?

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Dividends

0.6%

Current Dividend Yield

10%

Payout Ratio

Does KAI pay a reliable dividends?

See KAI dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy KAI by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Kadant dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJan 04 2023
Dividend Pay DateFeb 02 2023
Days until Ex dividend35 days
Days until Dividend pay date64 days

Does KAI pay a reliable dividends?

See KAI dividend history and benchmarks