• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $165.33
  • Forecasted Upside: -22.31 %
  • Number of Analysts: 3
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$212.80
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Analyst Price Target for KAI

Analyst Price Target is $165.33
▼ -22.31% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 3 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kadant in the last 3 months. The average price target is $165.33, with a high forecast of $240.00 and a low forecast of $116.00. The average price target represents a -22.31% upside from the last price of $212.80.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 3 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Kadant. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/27/2020
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10/24/2020
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9/19/2021
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/30/2021Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$240.00High
8/25/2021Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$230.00 ➝ $240.00Low
4/29/2021Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
3/4/2021Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$175.00 ➝ $190.00High
2/19/2021DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$115.00 ➝ $140.00High
2/19/2021Barrington ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
10/28/2020SidotiBoost Price TargetNeutral$102.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
7/30/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/27/2020DA DavidsonBoost Price Target$75.00 ➝ $105.00Low
5/28/2020Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
5/28/2020SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$102.00High
4/30/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$95.00Medium
4/21/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$75.00Low
3/24/2020Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$105.00 ➝ $75.00Low
3/24/2020SidotiUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$88.00High
3/23/2020DA DavidsonLower Price TargetNeutral$97.00 ➝ $70.00High
2/14/2020Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$107.00 ➝ $105.00High
2/14/2020DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutral$97.00High
2/13/2020SidotiLower Price TargetNeutral$107.00 ➝ $91.00High
1/6/2020DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$105.00Low
12/23/2019SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
10/15/2019Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$107.00Low
5/2/2019Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$97.09High
2/26/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$110.00Low
1/28/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Medium
12/13/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
12/11/2018SidotiUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
10/31/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$112.00Low
10/18/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
9/17/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
8/1/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$112.00Medium
7/23/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$112.00High
6/29/2018Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$112.00Medium
5/15/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
3/1/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$110.00Low
10/3/2017SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$102.00Medium
6/3/2017SidotiReiterated RatingBuy$85.00 ➝ $95.00Low
5/31/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$80.00 ➝ $86.00Low
5/3/2017William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
12/5/2016Barrington ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$75.00N/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.78 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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Kadant logo
Kadant, Inc. is a global supplier of critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The company's products, technologies, and services play an integral role in enhancing process efficiency, optimizing energy utilization, and maximizing productivity in resource-intensive industries. It operates through the following segments: Flow Control, Industrial Processing, and Material Handling. The Flow Control segment provides custom-engineered products, systems, and technologies that control the flow of fluids used in industrial and commercial applications to keep critical processes running efficiently in the packaging, tissue, food, metals, and other industrial sectors. It consists of fluid-handling and doctoring, cleaning, & filtration product lines. The Industrial Processing segment provides equipment, machinery, and technologies used to recycle paper and paperboard and process timber for use in the packaging, tissue, wood products and alternative fuel industries, among others. In addition, the firm provides industrial automation and digitization solutions to process industries. It consists of wood processing and stock-preparation product lines. The Mate
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Today's Range

Now: $212.80
Low: $208.77
High: $212.96

50 Day Range

MA: $208.75
Low: $196.16
High: $222.00

52 Week Range

Now: $212.80
Low: $109.14
High: $225.64

Volume

24,659 shs

Average Volume

36,511 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.46 billion

P/E Ratio

35.06

Dividend Yield

0.48%

Beta

1.34

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Kadant?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued reports on Kadant in the last year: Barrington Research, DA Davidson, Sidoti, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Kadant?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kadant in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $165.33, suggesting a possible downside of 20.6%. Barrington Research has the highest price target set, predicting KAI will reach $240.00 in the next twelve months. Sidoti has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $116.00 for Kadant in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kadant?

Kadant currently has 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in KAI, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Kadant's investor relations team?

Kadant's physical mailing address is ONE TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE, WESTFORD MA, 01886. The industrial products company's listed phone number is (978) 776-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Kadant is www.kadant.com.