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Kadant (KAI) Stock Forecast & Price Target

+11.20 (+3.38%)
(As of 07/22/2024 ET)

Kadant - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 2 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Kadant in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Buy." Out of the 2 analysts, 2 have given a buy rating for KAI.

Consensus Price Target

4.94% Upside
High Forecast$360.00
Average Forecast$360.00
Low Forecast$360.00

According to the 2 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Kadant, the average price target is $360.00. The highest price target for KAI is $360.00, while the lowest price target for KAI is $360.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 4.94% from the current price of $343.04.

TypeCurrent Forecast
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Moderate Buy
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Consensus Price Target$360.00$360.00$300.00$217.00
Forecasted Upside4.94% Upside27.59% Upside-4.12% Downside5.80% Upside
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KAI Analyst Recommendations By Month

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KAI Price Targets by Month

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Kadant Stock vs. The Competition

TypeKadantIndustrial Products CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingBuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside4.94% Upside39.10% Upside9.23% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
6/26/2024Barrington Research
4 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$360.00 ➝ $360.00+26.81%
4/30/2024William Blair
2 of 5 stars
R. Sparenblek
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Reiterated RatingOutperform
5/8/2023Seaport Res Ptn
1 of 5 stars
W. Liptak
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Reiterated RatingNeutral
2/17/2023DA Davidson
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 Boost Target$182.00 ➝ $205.00-3.12%

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KAI Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kadant's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 2 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Kadant is $360.00, with a high forecast of $360.00 and a low forecast of $360.00.

Should I buy or sell Kadant stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kadant in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" KAI shares.

Does Kadant's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Kadant's stock has a predicted upside of 26.81% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Kadant?

Kadant has been rated by research analysts at Barrington Research, and William Blair in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Kadant more than its competitors?

Analysts like Kadant more than other "industrial products" companies. The consensus rating for Kadant is Buy while the average consensus rating for "industrial products" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how KAI compares to other companies.

This page (NYSE:KAI) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by Staff

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