Kennametal Valuation

Is KMT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Analyst Forecast

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of KMT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: KMT ($24.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($29.35)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KMT is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KMT?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

KMT key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.1x
PEG Ratio2.1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does KMT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PE ratio for KMT vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyForward PEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average29.4x
TNC Tennant
17.7x-1.3%US$2.0b
SXI Standex International
29.1x18.2%US$2.1b
EPAC Enerpac Tool Group
26.4x16.1%US$2.2b
HLIO Helios Technologies
44.6x39.9%US$1.5b
KMT Kennametal
17.8x8.4%US$1.9b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: KMT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x) compared to the peer average (29.4x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does KMT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Machinery Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a9.4%
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No. of CompaniesPE048121620

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Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: KMT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (21.2x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is KMT's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

KMT PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio17.8x
Fair PE Ratio15.7x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: KMT is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.7x).


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst KMT forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$24.55
US$25.13
+2.3%
16.7%US$35.00US$21.00n/a8
Jul ’25US$22.98
US$25.38
+10.4%
16.1%US$35.00US$21.00n/a8
Jun ’25US$25.75
US$25.63
-0.5%
15.4%US$35.00US$21.00n/a8
May ’25US$23.70
US$25.00
+5.5%
16.0%US$35.00US$21.00n/a8
Apr ’25US$24.38
US$25.13
+3.1%
15.9%US$35.00US$21.00n/a8
Mar ’25US$25.18
US$25.13
-0.2%
15.9%US$35.00US$21.00n/a8
Feb ’25US$25.11
US$25.25
+0.6%
16.3%US$35.00US$20.00n/a8
Jan ’25US$25.79
US$25.43
-1.4%
17.2%US$35.00US$20.00n/a7
Dec ’24US$24.15
US$25.43
+5.3%
17.2%US$35.00US$20.00n/a7
Nov ’24US$22.82
US$26.14
+14.6%
16.5%US$35.00US$20.00n/a7
Oct ’24US$24.88
US$28.00
+12.5%
14.7%US$35.00US$20.00n/a7
Sep ’24US$26.61
US$27.71
+4.1%
14.5%US$35.00US$20.00n/a7
Aug ’24US$28.89
US$27.43
-5.1%
15.8%US$35.00US$19.00n/a7
Jul ’24US$28.39
US$27.43
-3.4%
15.7%US$35.00US$19.00US$22.987
Jun ’24US$25.46
US$27.50
+8.0%
13.8%US$35.00US$19.00US$25.759
May ’24US$26.23
US$27.11
+3.4%
15.6%US$35.00US$19.00US$23.709
Apr ’24US$27.58
US$27.11
-1.7%
15.6%US$35.00US$19.00US$24.389
Mar ’24US$28.46
US$27.11
-4.7%
15.6%US$35.00US$19.00US$25.189
Feb ’24US$28.93
US$25.11
-13.2%
12.5%US$30.00US$19.00US$25.119
Jan ’24US$24.06
US$24.67
+2.5%
12.1%US$30.00US$19.00US$25.799
Dec ’23US$26.44
US$24.00
-9.2%
12.3%US$30.00US$19.00US$24.159
Nov ’23US$24.89
US$24.33
-2.2%
11.9%US$30.00US$19.00US$22.829
Oct ’23US$20.58
US$25.50
+23.9%
17.3%US$35.00US$19.00US$24.889
Sep ’23US$23.31
US$25.83
+10.8%
16.5%US$35.00US$19.00US$26.619
Aug ’23US$27.03
US$25.00
-7.5%
17.1%US$35.00US$19.00US$28.899
Jul ’23US$23.21
US$30.22
+30.2%
19.4%US$45.00US$23.00US$28.399

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.


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