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NYSE: KAI
Kadant Inc Stock

$329.36+6.26 (+1.94%)
Updated Feb 27, 2024
KAI Price
$329.36
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$3.86B
52 Week Low
$183.19
52 Week High
$354.02
P/E
33.54x
P/B
5.27x
P/S
2.78x
PEG
2.23x
Dividend Yield
0.35%
Revenue
$951.09M
Earnings
$114.75M
Gross Margin
43.6%
Operating Margin
17.48%
Profit Margin
12.1%
Debt to Equity
0.57
Operating Cash Flow
$141M
Beta
1.08
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

KAI Overview

Kadant Inc. focuses on papermaking, paper recycling, and related processing in the U.S. and internationally. The company also supplies biodegradable absorbent granules from papermaking byproducts for agricultural applications. Kadant was established in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, MA.

Zen Score

Industry Average (35)
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Due Diligence Checks

KAI ($329.36) is trading above its intrinsic value of $105.50, according to an updated version of Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation
KAI is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (33.54x), compared to the US market average (36.02x)
P/E vs Market Valuation
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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Valuation

KAI price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
33.54x
Industry
23.43x
Market
36.02x
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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P/E vs Market Valuation

KAI price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
5.27x
Industry
5.01x
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P/B vs Industry Valuation

KAI price to earnings growth (PEG)

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PEG Value Valuation

KAI's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$244.2M
Net Income
$30.9M
Profit Margin
12.6%
KAI's Earnings (EBIT) of $166.22M... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Interest Coverage Financials
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Profit Margin Growth Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$1.2B
Liabilities
$420.2M
Debt to equity
0.57
KAI's short-term assets ($436.12M) exceed... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Short-term Liabilities Financials
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Long-term Liabilities Financials
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Shrinking Debt Financials
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Healthy Debt to Equity Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$47.0M
Investing
-$7.2M
Financing
-$29.1M
KAI's operating cash flow ($141.47M)... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Debt Coverage Financials

KAI vs Specialty Industrial Machinery Stocks

TickerMarket Cap1d %P/EP/B
KAI$3.86B+1.94%33.54x5.27x
GTES$3.86B+0.48%16.99x1.20x
ATS$3.69B-0.61%N/A3.06x
SYM$3.63B-0.54%-150.89x22.59x
CSWI$3.56B-0.63%36.76x6.05x

Kadant Stock FAQ

What is Kadant's quote symbol?

(NYSE: KAI) Kadant trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol KAI. Kadant stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: KAI.

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What is the 52 week high and low for Kadant (NYSE: KAI)?

(NYSE: KAI) Kadant's 52-week high was $354.02, and its 52-week low was $183.19. It is currently -6.97% from its 52-week high and 79.79% from its 52-week low.

How much is Kadant stock worth today?

(NYSE: KAI) Kadant currently has 11,707,096 outstanding shares. With Kadant stock trading at $329.36 per share, the total value of Kadant stock (market capitalization) is $3.86B.

Kadant stock was originally listed at a price of $60.95 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Kadant stock at $60.95, your return over the last 26 years would have been 440.38%, for an annualized return of 6.7% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).

How much is Kadant's stock price per share?

(NYSE: KAI) Kadant stock price per share is $329.36 today (as of Feb 27, 2024).

What is Kadant's Market Cap?

(NYSE: KAI) Kadant's market cap is $3.86B, as of Feb 29, 2024.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Kadant's market cap is calculated by multiplying KAI's current stock price of $329.36 by KAI's total outstanding shares of 11,707,096.
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