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NYSE:KAI - Kadant Stock Price, Forecast & News

$112.50
+2.61 (+2.38 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 04:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
$110.03
Now: $112.50
$112.75
50-Day Range
$97.40
MA: $104.78
$112.50
52-Week Range
$77.67
Now: $112.50
$112.75
Volume93,126 shs
Average Volume57,669 shs
Market Capitalization$1.27 billion
P/E Ratio20.83
Dividend Yield0.84%
Beta1.34
Kadant Inc supplies equipment and critical components used in papermaking, paper recycling, recycling and waste management, and other process industries worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Papermaking Systems and Wood Processing Systems. The Papermaking Systems segment develops, manufactures, and markets custom-engineered stock-preparation systems and equipment for the preparation of wastepaper for conversion into recycled paper and balers, as well as related equipment used in the processing of recyclable and waste materials; and fluid-handling systems and equipment used in industrial piping systems to compensate for movement, as well as to transfer fluid, power, and data. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, except metalworking machinery
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP48282T10
Phone978-776-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$633.79 million
Cash Flow$7.80 per share
Book Value$33.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$60.41 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,500
Market Cap$1.27 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kadant's stock symbol?

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

How often does Kadant pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kadant?

Kadant announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, January 9th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, February 6th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 8th. View Kadant's Dividend History.

How were Kadant's earnings last quarter?

Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The industrial products company reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.27 by $0.14. The industrial products company had revenue of $173.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $172.94 million. Kadant had a return on equity of 16.76% and a net margin of 9.00%. The firm's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 earnings per share. View Kadant's Earnings History.

When is Kadant's next earnings date?

Kadant is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Kadant.

What guidance has Kadant issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kadant issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.23-1.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.38.

What price target have analysts set for KAI?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kadant's shares. Their forecasts range from $97.09 to $107.00. On average, they anticipate Kadant's share price to reach $103.03 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kadant.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kadant?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kadant in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kadant.

Has Kadant been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KAI stock have been trending positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kadant earned a daily sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Kadant.

Are investors shorting Kadant?

Kadant saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 524,000 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the November 28th total of 492,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 58,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.0 days. Currently, 4.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Kadant's Current Options Chain.

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 Comcast (CMCSA), Netflix (NFLX), Tractor Supply (TSCO), The Coca-Cola (KO), Pfizer (PFE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Broadcom (AVGO), Extreme Networks (EXTR), Intel (INTC) and Intuit (INTU).

Who are Kadant's key executives?

Kadant's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Painter, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Powell, Pres (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael J. McKenney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Eric T. Langevin, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Ms. Stacy D. Krause, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 42)

Who are Kadant's major shareholders?

Kadant's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.17%) and Clean Yield Group (0.08%). Company insiders that own Kadant stock include Eric T Langevin, Jeffrey L Powell, John M Albertine, Jonathan W Painter, Michael J Mckenney, Sandra L Lambert, Thomas C Leonard and William P Tully. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kadant.

Which institutional investors are selling Kadant stock?

KAI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clean Yield Group. Company insiders that have sold Kadant company stock in the last year include Eric T Langevin, Jeffrey L Powell, John M Albertine, Jonathan W Painter, Michael J Mckenney, Thomas C Leonard and William P Tully. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kadant.

Which institutional investors are buying Kadant stock?

KAI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kadant.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kadant's stock price today?

One share of KAI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.50.

How big of a company is Kadant?

Kadant has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion and generates $633.79 million in revenue each year. Kadant employs 2,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Kadant.

What is Kadant's official website?

The official website for Kadant is http://www.kadant.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kadant (NYSE KAI)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  257 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  366 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  623
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kadant and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KAI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KAI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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