• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $239.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 39.46 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$171.38
▼ -2.95 (-1.69%)

This chart shows the closing price for KAI by one month, three months, or twelve months.

Skip Closing Price Chart
1 month | 3 months | 12 months
Get New Kadant Analyst Ratings Delivered To Your Inbox
Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KAI and its competitors with Analyst Ratings Network’s free daily newsletter.

Analyst Price Target for KAI

Analyst Price Target is $239.00
▲ +39.46% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kadant in the last 3 months. The average price target is $239.00, with a high forecast of $239.00 and a low forecast of $239.00. The average price target represents a 39.46% upside from the last price of $171.38.

This chart shows the closing price for KAI for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

Read Analyst Price Chart DescriptionSkip Analyst Price Chart

Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 2 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Kadant. This rating has held steady since October 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

Move your mouse over past months for details

Read Past Recommendations DescriptionSkip Past Price Target Consensus Chart
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/13/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/12/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/10/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/8/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/8/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/7/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/5/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/19/2022Barrington ResearchLower TargetOutperform$248.00 ➝ $239.00Low
5/5/2022Barrington ResearchBoost TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $250.00High
5/4/2022Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingNeutralLow
11/4/2021Barrington ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$240.00 ➝ $245.00Medium
9/30/2021Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$240.00High
8/25/2021Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$230.00 ➝ $240.00Low
4/29/2021Barrington ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
3/4/2021Barrington ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$175.00 ➝ $190.00High
2/19/2021DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral$115.00 ➝ $140.00High
2/19/2021Barrington ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
10/28/2020SidotiBoost TargetNeutral$102.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
7/30/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/27/2020DA DavidsonBoost 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 TargetOutperform$105.00 ➝ $75.00Low
3/24/2020SidotiUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$88.00High
3/23/2020DA DavidsonLower TargetNeutral$97.00 ➝ $70.00High
2/14/2020Barrington ResearchLower TargetOutperform$107.00 ➝ $105.00High
2/14/2020DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutral$97.00High
2/13/2020SidotiLower TargetNeutral$107.00 ➝ $91.00High
1/6/2020DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$105.00Low
12/23/2019SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
10/15/2019Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$107.00Low
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 TargetBuy$112.00Low
10/18/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
9/17/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
8/1/2018Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$112.00Medium
7/23/2018Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$112.00High
6/29/2018Barrington ResearchSet TargetBuy$112.00Medium
5/15/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
3/1/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$110.00Low
(Data available from 10/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.67 (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

Move your mouse over past months for details

Skip to Current Sentiment Summary
  • 0 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/9/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/8/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/8/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/7/2022
  • 0 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/7/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/6/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/5/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/5/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

Very Negative

  • No very negative mentions tracked during this time.

Negative

Kadant logo
Kadant Inc. supplies technologies and engineered systems worldwide. It operates through three segments: Flow Control, Industrial Processing, and Material Handling. The Flow Control segment develops, manufactures, and markets fluid-handling systems and equipment, such as rotary joints, syphons, turbulator bars, expansion joints, and engineered steam and condensate systems; and doctoring, cleaning, and filtration systems and related consumables, consisting of doctor systems and holders, doctor blades, shower and fabric-conditioning systems, formation systems, and water-filtration systems. The Industrial Processing segment develops, manufactures, and markets ring and rotary debarkers, stranders, chippers, logging machinery, industrial automation and control systems, recycling and approach flow systems, and virgin pulping process equipment for use in the packaging, tissue, wood products, and alternative fuel industries. The Material Handling segment offers conveying and vibratory equipment, and balers and related equipment; and manufactures and sells biodegradable absorbent granules for carriers in as carriers in agricultural, home lawn and garden, professional lawn, turf, and ornamental applications, as well as for oil and grease absorption. The company was formerly known as Thermo Fibertek Inc. and changed its name to Kadant Inc. in July 2001. Kadant Inc. was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts.
Read More

Today's Range

Now: $171.38
Low: $170.15
High: $173.27

50 Day Range

MA: $185.05
Low: $166.81
High: $205.13

52 Week Range

Now: $171.38
Low: $165.37
High: $240.47

Volume

6,527 shs

Average Volume

42,858 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.00 billion

P/E Ratio

17.87

Dividend Yield

0.60%

Beta

1.18

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, Seaport Res Ptn, and StockNews.com.
View the latest analyst ratings for KAI.

What is the current price target for Kadant?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kadant in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $239.00, suggesting a possible upside of 39.5%. Barrington Research has the highest price target set, predicting KAI will reach $239.00 in the next twelve months. Barrington Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $239.00 for Kadant in the next year.
View the latest price targets for KAI.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kadant?

Kadant currently has 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe KAI will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Kadant.
View the latest ratings for KAI.

What other companies compete with Kadant?

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. Learn More about contacing Kadant investor relations.