Kadant Company Profile (NYSE:KAI)

About Kadant

Kadant logoKadant Inc. is a supplier of equipment used in process industries. The process industries, including papermaking, paper recycling and oriented strand board (OSB), an engineered wood panel product used primarily in home construction. In addition, the Company manufactures granules made from papermaking byproducts. It operates in two segments: Papermaking Systems and Wood Processing Systems, and a separate product line, Fiber-based Products. Through its Papermaking Systems segment, it develops, manufactures and markets a range of equipment and products for the papermaking, paper recycling and other process industries. Through its Wood Processing Systems segment, it designs, manufactures and markets stranders and related equipment. Through its Fiber-based Products business, the Company produces biodegradable, absorbent granules from papermaking byproducts for use as carriers for agricultural, home lawn and garden, and professional lawn, turf and ornamental applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KAI
  • CUSIP: 48282T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.76
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $52.33
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $50.96
  • 52-Week Range: $33.38 - $56.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.84
  • P/E Growth: 2.15
  • Market Cap: $574.93M
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,897,000
  • Beta: 1.38
  • Net Margins: 8.39%
  • Return on Equity: 13.55%
  • Return on Assets: 8.31%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 2.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.41%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kadant (NYSE:KAI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $54.25 (2.82% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/16/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$49.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$58.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$55.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q2$0.65$0.88$104.44 million$111.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q1$0.58$0.72$86.37 million$97.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.80$0.95$104.13 million$108.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q3$0.74$0.78$98.23 million$92.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$0.80$0.78$97.28 million$98.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.58$0.63$95.30 million$92.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q4$0.74$0.81$105.38 million$105.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q3$0.54$0.63$96.50 million$99.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q2$0.71$0.70$104.35 million$105.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1$0.47$0.47$95.93 million$93.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q4$0.49$0.51$88.00 million$95.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.51$0.57$89.45 million$91.32 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.56$0.51$82.65 million$82.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.47$76.00 million$76.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.40$0.44$77.00 million$78.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.49$0.66$80.89 million$86.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.54$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.42$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.59$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.43$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.53$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.37$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.28$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.33 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.58$0.73$0.68
Q2 20162$0.63$0.65$0.64
Q3 20162$0.64$0.65$0.65
Q4 20162$0.88$0.96$0.92
Q1 20171$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q2 20171$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q3 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q4 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
Annual Dividend:$0.76
Dividend Yield:1.44%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:24.60% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.25% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
22.82% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.84%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/5/2016Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell5,000$51.80$259,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2016Jeffrey L PowellInsiderSell7,773$51.20$397,977.60View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Sandra L LambertVPSell4,118$52.00$214,136.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Sandra L LambertVPSell3,316$50.85$168,618.60View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Jonathan W PainterInsiderSell3,000$56.00$168,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016William P TullyDirectorSell3,750$51.85$194,437.50View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell1,250$52.00$65,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Jonathan W PainterCEOSell10,000$49.93$499,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Jonathan W PainterCEOSell10,000$50.32$503,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell2,500$50.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell2,500$50.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell2,500$48.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell2,500$47.00$117,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016William P TullyDirectorSell3,750$38.03$142,612.50View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015John M AlbertineDirectorSell5,000$40.99$204,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Thomas M ObrienCFOSell5,500$48.00$264,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015William P TullyDirectorSell3,750$48.02$180,075.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Jeffrey L PowellEVPSell7,085$47.66$337,671.10View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Jeffrey L PowellEVPSell14,172$49.44$700,663.68View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Eric T LangevinCOOSell2,500$47.50$118,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Jonathan W PainterCEOSell3,000$47.75$143,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell2,000$48.00$96,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Sandra L LambertVPSell2,887$46.40$133,956.80View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Jonathan W PainterCEOSell8,000$46.00$368,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Jonathan W PainterCEOSell7,500$44.58$334,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Thomas M ObrienCFOSell10,400$44.41$461,864.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Jonathan W PainterCEOSell2,250$42.75$96,187.50View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Sandra L LambertVPSell1,156$43.00$49,708.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Thomas C LeonardDirectorSell2,000$43.00$86,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Sandra L LambertVPSell1,105$41.07$45,382.35View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Jonathan W PainterCEOSell2,750$42.14$115,885.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Eric T LangevinCOOSell2,500$43.75$109,375.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Jonathan W PainterCEOSell1,300$44.05$57,265.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Thomas M ObrienCFOSell10,017$43.10$431,732.70View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Eric T LangevinCOOSell2,500$40.00$100,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Jonathan W PainterCEOSell3,400$42.75$145,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014John M AlbertineDirectorSell10,500$41.60$436,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Jonathan W PainterCEOSell1,404$42.19$59,234.76View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Jonathan W PainterCEOSell4,500$41.94$188,730.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Jonathan W PainterCEOSell2,500$41.20$103,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Thomas M ObrienCFOSell6,600$40.99$270,534.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014William P TullyDirectorSell1,250$38.59$48,237.50View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Thomas M ObrienCFOSell2,400$40.99$98,376.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Sandra L LambertVPSell3,004$40.00$120,160.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Thomas M ObrienCFOSell9,000$38.99$350,910.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2014William P TullyDirectorSell1,250$37.66$47,075.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2014Sandra L LambertVPSell5,322$38.83$206,653.26View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Jonathan W PainterCEOSell7,500$40.52$303,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013William P TullyDirectorSell2,500$39.97$99,925.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Thomas M ObrienCFOSell4,000$34.99$139,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Thomas M ObrienCFOSell12,000$32.71$392,520.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2013Sandra L LambertVPSell15,000$32.03$480,450.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013John M AlbertineDirectorSell5,610$30.69$172,170.90View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Jeffrey L PowellEVPSell11,965$31.48$376,658.20View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Eric T LangevinCOOSell7,500$31.03$232,725.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013Jonathan W PainterCEOSell15,000$31.53$472,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Thomas M ObrienCFOSell4,000$28.99$115,960.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Jonathan W PainterCEOSell10,000$28.50$285,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Kadant (NYSE:KAI)
capitalcube.com logoKadant, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KAI-US : October 20, 2016 (NYSE:KAI)
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Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff