Kadant is a  supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The Company engages in mainly four segments: stock preparation systems, fluid handling systems, roll doctoring, cleaning and filtration, and fiber-based granules. Kadant provides custom-engineered systems (e.g. recycling and approach flow systems) and equipment (e.g. virgin pulping process equipment). Kadant also provides fluid-handling systems (e.g. rotary joints, syphons, turbulator bars, precision unions) widely used in the dryer section of the papermaking process, and the production of corrugated boxboard, metals, plastics, rubber, textiles, chemicals, and food. In addition, the Company offers doctoring systems (e.g. doctor blades), profiling systems, shower and fabric-conditioning, formation, and water filtration systems Kaden also provides individual components, widely used in pulping, de-inking, screening, cleaning, refining recycled. Kadant supplies biodegradable absorbent granules from papermaking byproducts for some agriculture uses.

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TypePublic
HQWestford, US
Founded1991
Size (employees)2,000 (est)
Websitekadant.com
Kadant was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, US
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Kadant Office Locations

Kadant has an office in Westford
Westford, (HQ)
1 Technology Park Dr
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Kadant Financials and Metrics

Kadant Revenue

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Kadant's revenue was reported to be $515.03 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

154.9m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

68.2m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

44%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

12.5m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

19.7m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

954.0m

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

85.9

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

60.2m
Kadant's current market capitalization is $954 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

344.5m402.1m390.1m414.1m515.0m

Revenue growth, %

17%(3%)6%

Cost of goods sold

186.8m223.8m210.0m225.7m284.0m

Gross profit

157.7m178.4m180.1m188.4m231.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

91.3m93.4m104.8m98.7m91.9m92.3m98.3m105.5m111.8m96.5m110.2m102.9m152.8m149.2m154.9m

Cost of goods sold

51.2m51.2m59.8m54.6m48.3m47.9m52.6m57.4m61.6m52.6m57.4m53.9m88.2m83.1m86.7m

Gross profit

40.1m42.2m45.1m44.1m43.7m44.3m45.7m48.1m50.3m44.0m52.8m49.0m64.6m66.1m68.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

44%45%43%45%48%48%47%46%45%46%48%48%42%44%44%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

50.0m45.4m65.5m71.5m75.4m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

62.8m55.2m56.8m55.0m84.9m

Current Assets

206.3m183.7m205.1m207.4m266.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

73.0m57.0m37.5m41.1m56.1m42.8m47.4m63.2m54.2m104.5m85.8m71.5m90.6m72.2m60.2m

Inventories

50.9m62.0m60.1m57.7m67.5m60.6m64.2m58.7m63.5m58.7m63.4m59.8m90.5m95.8m96.3m

Current Assets

210.5m209.4m188.4m191.1m210.3m188.1m197.6m205.9m201.5m244.6m241.2m222.1m303.7m277.9m263.2m

Goodwill

110.3m134.8m134.1m129.9m121.0m121.5m122.8m157.7m157.5m121.7m158.8m153.8m264.8m269.5m261.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

23.6m29.0m34.7m32.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.8m11.2m10.8m14.3m19.4m

Inventories

(2.0m)5.1m(6.5m)3.6m1.2m

Accounts Payable

2.6m652.0k(1.8m)(5.2m)(522.0k)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

6.5m5.2m8.0m6.7m8.7m7.0m8.5m9.2m8.4m7.0m17.3m9.1m30.7m11.0m23.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

6.7m2.6m6.5m3.3m13.1m6.1m11.9m

Inventories

(2.2m)60.1m57.7m67.5m60.6m64.2m58.7m63.5m(604.0k)(6.1m)(4.0m)(3.5m)(9.7m)(14.2m)

Accounts Payable

2.3m29.3m27.9m27.2m26.5m28.5m25.2m30.8m(1.2m)3.4m805.0k2.0m3.9m4.0m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Kadant Online and Social Media Presence

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Kadant News and Updates

Kadant to Present at Baird 2018 Global Industrial Conference on November 8

WESTFORD, Mass., Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) announced that Jonathan W. Painter, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Baird 2018 Global Industrial Conference on Thursday, November 8, at 2 p.m. CST at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Illinois.

Kadant Declares Cash Dividend

WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend to stockholders of $0.22 per share to be paid on November 8, 2018 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 11, 2018…

Kadant to Hold Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

WESTFORD, Mass., July 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) announced it will release its 2018 second quarter results after the market closes on Monday, July 30, 2018 and will hold a webcast the next day, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. During the call the Company…

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Kadant Company Life and Culture

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Kadant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kadant founded?

    Kadant was founded in 1991.

  • How many employees does Kadant have?

    Kadant has 2,000 employees.

  • What is Kadant revenue?

    Latest Kadant annual revenue is $515 m.

  • What is Kadant revenue per employee?

    Latest Kadant revenue per employee is $257.5 k.

  • Who are Kadant competitors?

    Competitors of Kadant include Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology, Hanna Cylinders and Molded Fiber Glass Companies.

  • Where is Kadant headquarters?

    Kadant headquarters is located at 1 Technology Park Dr, Westford.

  • Where are Kadant offices?

    Kadant has an office in Westford.

  • How many offices does Kadant have?

    Kadant has 1 office.