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Kadant (KAI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+7.97 (+2.52%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
91,860 shs
Average Volume
76,411 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.81 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Kadant MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
11.0% Upside
$360.00 Price Target
Short Interest
12.18% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of Kadant in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$310,526 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $10.03 to $10.98 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.66 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

139th out of 167 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Except Metalworking Machinery Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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About Kadant Stock (NYSE:KAI)

Kadant Inc. supplies technologies and engineered systems worldwide. It operates in 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, cleaning shower and fabric-conditioning systems, forming systems and wear surfaces, and water-filtration systems. The Industrial Processing segment develops, manufactures, and markets ring and rotary debarkers, stranders, chippers, engineered knife systems, industrial automation and control, recycling and approach flow systems, and virgin pulping process equipment for use in the packaging, tissue, wood products, and alternative fuel industries. The Material Handling segment offers conveying and vibratory equipment, and baling products; and manufactures and sells biodegradable absorbent granules for carriers in agricultural, home lawn and garden, professional lawn, turf, and ornamental applications, as well as for oil and grease absorption. The company markets and sells its products, services, and systems through direct sales, independent sales agents, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Thermo Fibertek, Inc. and changed its name to Kadant Inc. in July 2001. Kadant Inc. was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts.

KAI Stock Price History

KAI Stock News Headlines

Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) Declares $0.32 Quarterly Dividend
Short Interest in Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) Rises By 7.6%
I’ve seen this situation a handful of times in my life
The stock is now trading for just $10 a share. Why is this company being ignored by Wall Street, and what kind of gains could shareholders soon be looking at?
Kadant Acquires Dynamic Sealing Technologies
Kadant Inc. (KAI)
Kadant Authorizes Share Repurchase
Kadant Declares Cash Dividend
I’ve seen this situation a handful of times in my life
The stock is now trading for just $10 a share. Why is this company being ignored by Wall Street, and what kind of gains could shareholders soon be looking at?
Q1 2024 Kadant Inc Earnings Call
Q1 2024 Kadant Inc Earnings Call Transcript
Forecasting The Future: 4 Analyst Projections For Kadant
Kadant Inc: Kadant Reports First Quarter 2024 Results
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Special industry machinery, except metalworking machinery
Industrial Machinery
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
$116.07 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$957.67 million
Cash Flow
$12.90 per share
Book Value
$66.31 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.81 billion

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KAI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have KAI shares performed this year?

Kadant's stock was trading at $280.31 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, KAI shares have increased by 15.7% and is now trading at $324.40.
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How were Kadant's earnings last quarter?

Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 30th. The industrial products company reported $2.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.96 by $0.42. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

What is Jonathan W. (Jon) Painter's approval rating as Kadant's CEO?

7 employees have rated Kadant Chief Executive Officer Jonathan W. (Jon) Painter on Jonathan W. (Jon) Painter has an approval rating of 76% among the company's employees.

Does Kadant have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiaries of Kadant: The Clouth Group of Companies, Balemaster, Cogent Industrial Technologies Ltd., Syntron Material Handling Group LLC, Unaflex LLC, RT Holding GmbH, Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc., and others.

Who are Kadant's major shareholders?

Top institutional shareholders of Kadant include Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers LLC (0.52%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.11%), Dudley & Shanley Inc. (0.09%) and Clean Yield Group (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Michael J Mckenney, Thomas C Leonard, Jonathan W Painter, John M Albertine, Erin L Russell, Peter J Flynn, William P Tully, Michael C Colwell, Fredrik H Westerhout, Thomas Andrew Blanchard, Dara F Mitchell, Jeffrey L Powell, Stacy D Krause and Eric T Langevin.
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How do I buy shares of Kadant?

Shares of KAI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Kadant own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that Kadant investors own include Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Altria Group (MO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), A. O. Smith (AOS), Eastman Chemical (EMN) and Corning (GLW).

This page (NYSE:KAI) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by Staff

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