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Kadant Inc. (KAI)

NYSE: KAI · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
216.46 -1.17 (-0.54%)
Oct 26, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Total Valuation

Kadant has a market cap or net worth of $2.53 billion. The enterprise value is $2.65 billion.

Market Cap2.53B
Enterprise Value2.65B

Important Dates

The next earnings date is Tuesday, October 26, 2021 after market close.

Estimated Earnings DateOct 26, 2021
Ex-Dividend DateOct 13, 2021

Share Statistics

Kadant has 11.58 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.84% in one year.

Shares Outstanding11.58M
Shares Change (YoY)+0.84%
Shares Change (QoQ)+0.23%
Owned by Insiders (%)1.33%
Owned by Institutions (%)96.79%

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 35.67 and the forward PE ratio is 24.88. Kadant's PEG ratio is 3.23.

PE Ratio35.67
Forward PE24.88
PS Ratio3.66
PB Ratio4.78
P/FCF Ratio21.07
PEG Ratio3.23
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 20.24, with a EV/FCF ratio of 22.04.

EV / Earnings37.53
EV / Sales3.83
EV / EBITDA20.24
EV / EBIT26.69
EV / FCF22.04

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 2.52, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.52.

Current Ratio2.52
Quick Ratio1.68
Debt / Equity0.52
Debt / EBITDA2.09
Debt / FCF2.28

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 14.20%, which is not very high. The company has a high ROIC of 21.40%.

Return on Equity (ROE)14.20%
Return on Assets (ROA)7.40%
Return on Capital (ROIC)21.40%
Revenue Per Employee$246,898
Profits Per Employee$25,173
Employee Count2,800
Asset Turnover0.73
Inventory Turnover3.46


In the past 12 months, Kadant has paid $23.43 million in taxes.

Income Tax23.43M
Effective Tax Rate24.94%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +82.75% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.32, so Kadant's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y)1.32
52-Week Price Change+82.75%
50-Day Moving Average211.47
200-Day Moving Average188.78
Average Volume (30 Days)29,871

Short Selling Information

Short Interest171,615
Short % of Shares Out1.48%
Short % of Float1.50%
Short Ratio (days to cover)4.59

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, Kadant had revenue of $691.32 million and earned $70.48 million in profits. Earnings per share was $6.07.

Gross Profit303.57M
Operating Income99.59M
Pretax Income93.91M
Net Income70.48M
Earnings Per Share (EPS)$6.07
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $158.14 million in cash and $273.73 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$115.58 million or -$9.98 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents158.14M
Total Debt273.73M
Net Cash-115.58M
Net Cash Per Share-$9.98
Book Value529.24M
Book Value Per Share45.71
Working Capital244.32M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $128.15 million and capital expenditures -$8.11 million, giving a free cash flow of $120.04 million.

Operating Cash Flow128.15M
Capital Expenditures-8.11M
Free Cash Flow120.04M
FCF Per Share$10.37
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 43.91%, with operating and profit margins of 14.41% and 10.20%.

Gross Margin43.91%
Operating Margin14.41%
Pretax Margin13.58%
Profit Margin10.20%
EBITDA Margin18.90%
EBIT Margin14.34%
FCF Margin17.36%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.99, which amounts to a dividend yield of 0.46%.

Dividend Per Share$0.99
Dividend Yield0.46%
Earnings Yield2.79%
FCF Yield4.75%
Dividend Growth (YoY)4.21%
Payout Ratio15.90%

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on July 12, 2001. It was a reverse split with a ratio of 1:5.

Last Split DateJul 12, 2001
Split TypeReverse
Split Ratio1:5