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Dividend Aristocrat Fastenal Goes on Sale: Buy It While It’s Down
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Carmax Returns to the Bargain Basement: Buy the Dip? 
Homebuyers’ quandary: to wait or not to wait for lower mortgage rates
S&P 500   5,199.06
DOW   38,459.08
QQQ   445.37
Fastenal, CarMax fall; Alpine Immune Sciences, Arvinas rise, Thursday, 4/11/2024
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Dividend Aristocrat Fastenal Goes on Sale: Buy It While It’s Down
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NYSE:KMT

Kennametal (KMT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$23.96
+0.13 (+0.55%)
(As of 04/11/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$23.48
$23.97
50-Day Range
$23.41
$25.54
52-Week Range
$22.08
$30.60
Volume
635,931 shs
Average Volume
470,449 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.90 billion
P/E Ratio
15.97
Dividend Yield
3.34%
Price Target
$24.58

Kennametal MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.6% Upside
$24.58 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
5.90% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$25,550 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
18.12%
From $1.49 to $1.76 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.

0.96 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

469th out of 516 stocks

Machine Tools, Metal Cutting Type Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

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About Kennametal Stock (NYSE:KMT)

Kennametal Inc. engages in development and application of tungsten carbides, ceramics, and super-hard materials and solutions for use in metal cutting and extreme wear applications to enable customers work against corrosion and high temperatures conditions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Metal Cutting and Infrastructure. It offers standard and custom products, including turning, milling, hole making, tooling systems, and services, as well as specialized wear components and metallurgical powders for manufacturers engaged in various industries, such as the manufacturers of transportation vehicles and components, machine tools, and light and heavy machinery; airframe and aerospace components; and energy-related components for the oil and gas industry, as well as power generation. In addition, the company provides specified product design, selection, application, and support services; and standard and custom metal cutting solutions to aerospace, general engineering, energy, and transportation customers. Further, it produces compacts, nozzles, frac seats, and custom components used in oil and gas, and petrochemical industries; rod blanks and abrasive water jet nozzles for general industries; earth cutting tools and systems used in underground mining, trenching and foundation drilling, and road milling; tungsten carbide powders for the oil and gas, aerospace, and process industries; and ceramics used by the packaging industry for metallization of films and papers. The company provides its products under the Kennametal, WIDIA, WIDIA Hanita, and WIDIA GTD brands through its direct sales force; a network of independent and national distributors; integrated supplier channels; and through the Internet. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

KMT Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/27 Dividend
2/12/2024
Dividend Payable
2/27/2024
Today
4/12/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/06/2024
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Machine tools, metal cutting type
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
CUSIP
48917010
Employees
8,739
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$24.58
High Stock Price Target
$27.50
Low Stock Price Target
$23.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.6%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.50
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$118.46 million
Pretax Margin
7.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.07 billion
Cash Flow
$3.16 per share
Book Value
$16.37 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
77,851,000
Market Cap
$1.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.78
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Christopher Rossi (Age 60)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.31M
  • Mr. Patrick S. Watson (Age 51)
    VP of Finance & CFO
    Comp: $680.63k
  • Ms. Michelle Ruth Keating (Age 48)
    VP, Secretary & General Counsel
    Comp: $677.77k
  • Mr. Franklin Cardenas (Age 56)
    VP & President of Infrastructure Business Segment
    Comp: $836.07k
  • Mr. Sanjay K. Chowbey (Age 55)
    VP & President of Metal Cutting Business Segment
    Comp: $909.37k
  • Dr. Carlonda R. Reilly Ph.D. (Age 56)
    VP & CTO
  • Ms. Judith L. BacchusMs. Judith L. Bacchus (Age 62)
    VP & Chief Administrative Officer
    Comp: $654.06k
  • Mr. Michael Pici
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Lori Lecker
    Vice President of Corporate Relations & Communications
  • Mr. John Wayne Witt (Age 45)
    VP of Finance & Corporate Controller

KMT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kennametal stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kennametal in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "reduce" KMT shares.
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What is Kennametal's stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Kennametal's shares. Their KMT share price targets range from $23.00 to $27.50. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $24.58 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KMT shares performed in 2024?

Kennametal's stock was trading at $25.79 at the start of the year. Since then, KMT shares have decreased by 7.1% and is now trading at $23.96.
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Are investors shorting Kennametal?

Kennametal saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 29th, there was short interest totaling 3,960,000 shares, a decrease of 5.7% from the February 14th total of 4,200,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 712,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.6 days. Currently, 5.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Kennametal's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2024.
View our KMT earnings forecast
.

How were Kennametal's earnings last quarter?

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The industrial products company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.05. The industrial products company had revenue of $495.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $498.99 million. Kennametal had a net margin of 5.86% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.94%. Kennametal's revenue for the quarter was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.27 earnings per share.

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

Kennametal announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 13th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, February 27th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 12th.
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Is Kennametal a good dividend stock?

Kennametal (NYSE:KMT) pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.36%. The dividend payout ratio is 53.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KMT will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.45% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KMT.

How will Kennametal's stock buyback program work?

Kennametal declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, February 7th 2024, which allows the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 10.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Kennametal issued an update on its third quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.250-0.350 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.480. The company issued revenue guidance of $510.0 million-$530.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $535.0 million.

What is Christopher Rossi's approval rating as Kennametal's CEO?

15 employees have rated Kennametal Chief Executive Officer Christopher Rossi on Glassdoor.com. Christopher Rossi has an approval rating of 83% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kennametal own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kennametal investors own include Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Phillips 66 (PSX), Alcoa (AA), AbbVie (ABBV), Broadcom (AVGO), Bank of America (BAC) and Commercial Metals (CMC).

Who are Kennametal's major shareholders?

Kennametal's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include International Assets Investment Management LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include John Wayne Witt, Joseph Alvarado, William J Harvey and William M Lambert.
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How do I buy shares of Kennametal?

Shares of KMT 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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This page (NYSE:KMT) was last updated on 4/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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