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Kadant Inc KAI

Morningstar Rating
$332.44 +3.08 (0.94%)
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Price vs Fair Value

KAI is trading at a 25% premium.
Price
$332.40
Fair Value
$848.26
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$653.68
5-Star Price
$768.82
Economic Moat
Zchmcw
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$329.36
Day Range
$327.69334.35
52-Week Range
$183.19354.02
Bid/Ask
$133.62 / $528.57
Market Cap
$3.89 Bil
Volume/Avg
82,845 / 87,380

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
33.11
Price/Sales
4.07
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
0.35%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
0.35%
Total Yield
0.35%

Company Profile

Kadant Inc. supplies process and engineering equipment for papermaking, recycling, lumber manufacturing, and related industries. The company's three reportable segments are: Flow Control segment which consists of the fluid-handling and doctoring, cleaning, & filtration product lines; Industrial Processing segment which consists of the wood processing and stock-preparation product lines; and Material handling systems, which provides conveyor-belt equipment for industries such as mining, food processing, and packaging. The company has a global presence with sizable revenue from the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Canada.
Sector
Industrials
Industry
Specialty Industrial Machinery
Stock Style Box
Small Growth
Total Number of Employees
3,100

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
KAI
WTS
CSWI
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
33.1124.1234.07
Price/Book Value
5.034.395.98
Price/Sales
4.073.254.54
Price/Cash Flow
24.0321.7724.27
Price/Earnings
KAI
WTS
CSWI

Financial Strength

Metric
KAI
WTS
CSWI
Quick Ratio
1.151.501.17
Current Ratio
2.052.612.77
Interest Coverage
19.7342.7410.50
Quick Ratio
KAI
WTS
CSWI

Profitability

Metric
KAI
WTS
CSWI
Return on Assets (Normalized)
10.13%13.52%10.18%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
16.57%19.73%18.92%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
14.11%17.79%14.40%
Return on Assets
KAI
WTS
CSWI
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