Kadant Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.82 (+1.02 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume16,383 shs
Average Volume17,034 shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E Ratio35.25
Dividend Yield0.56%
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About Kadant

Kadant Inc. supplies critical components 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, profiling systems, doctor blades, shower and fabric-conditioning systems, formation systems, and water-filtration systems. The Industrial Processing segment develops, manufactures, and markets ring and rotary debarkers, stranders, chippers, logging machinery, industrial automation and control systems, 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 balers and related equipment; and manufactures and sells biodegradable absorbent granules for carriers in as carriers in agricultural, home lawn and garden, professional lawn, turf, and ornamental applications, as well as for oil and grease absorption. The company was formerly known as Thermo Fibertek Inc. and changed its name to Kadant Inc. in July 2001. Kadant Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts.


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Overall MarketRank

2.38 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

76th out of 426 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Except Metalworking Machinery Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kadant a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kadant in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Kadant stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KAI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kadant?

Wall Street analysts have given Kadant a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Kadant wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Kadant's next earnings date?

Kadant is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to Kadant's earnings call?

Kadant will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 4th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Kadant's earnings last quarter?

Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The industrial products company reported $1.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.07. The industrial products company had revenue of $172.46 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $170.02 million. Kadant had a net margin of 9.13% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.01%. Kadant's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.09 earnings per share.
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How has Kadant's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Kadant's stock was trading at $77.34 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KAI shares have increased by 132.9% and is now trading at $180.13.
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How often does Kadant pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kadant?

Kadant declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, August 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 14th.
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Is Kadant a good dividend stock?

Kadant pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.56%. Kadant has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Kadant is 20.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kadant will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.02% next year. This indicates that Kadant will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Kadant issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kadant issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $710 million-$730 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $704.16 million.

What price target have analysts set for KAI?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Kadant's stock. Their forecasts range from $116.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Kadant's share price to reach $152.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.6%.
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Who are Kadant's key executives?

Kadant's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Powell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $2.01M)
  • Mr. Michael J. McKenney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $872.66k)
  • Mr. Eric T. Langevin, Exec. VP & COO (Age 58, Pay $872.66k)
  • Ms. Stacy D. Krause, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 44, Pay $601.22k)
  • Mr. Peter J. Flynn, VP
  • Ms. Deborah S. Selwood, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Dara F. Mitchell, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Wesley A. Martz, VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Orrin H. Bean, Treasurer

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

7 employees have rated Kadant CEO Jonathan W. (Jon) Painter on Glassdoor.com. Jonathan W. (Jon) Painter has an approval rating of 76% among Kadant's employees.

Who are some of Kadant's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Kadant own?

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

What is Kadant's stock symbol?

Kadant trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KAI."

Who are Kadant's major shareholders?

Kadant's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.43%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.22%), Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.22%), Aptus Capital Advisors LLC (0.09%), Clean Yield Group (0.04%) and Raymond James Trust N.A. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Kadant stock include Eric T Langevin, Erin L Russell, Jeffrey L Powell, John M Albertine, Jonathan W Painter, Michael J Mckenney, Stacy D Krause, Thomas C Leonard and William P Tully.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kadant stock?

KAI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Clean Yield Group, and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Kadant company stock in the last year include Eric T Langevin, Erin L Russell, John M Albertine, Michael J Mckenney, Stacy D Krause, Thomas C Leonard, and William P Tully.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kadant stock?

KAI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James Trust N.A., Aptus Capital Advisors LLC, and Pflug Koory LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Kadant?

Shares of KAI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kadant's stock price today?

One share of KAI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $180.13.

How much money does Kadant make?

Kadant has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $635.03 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $55.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kadant have?

Kadant employs 2,600 workers across the globe.

When was Kadant founded?

Kadant was founded in 1991.

What is Kadant's official website?

The official website for Kadant is www.kadant.com.

Where are Kadant's headquarters?

Kadant is headquartered at ONE TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE, WESTFORD MA, 01886.

How can I contact Kadant?

Kadant's mailing address is ONE TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE, WESTFORD MA, 01886. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (978) 776-2000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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