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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Westford, US
Founded
1991
Size (employees)
2,000 (est)+12%
Website
kadant.com
Kadant was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, US

Kadant Office Locations

Kadant has an office in Westford
Westford, US (HQ)
1 Technology Park Dr

Kadant Data and Metrics

Kadant Financial Metrics

Kadant's revenue was reported to be $102.9 m in Q1, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

102.9 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

49 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

48%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

9.1 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

12 m

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

1.1 b

Cash (01-Apr-2017)

71.5 m
Kadant's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

344.5 m402.1 m390.1 m414.1 m

Revenue growth, %

17%(3%)6%

Cost of goods sold

186.8 m223.8 m210 m225.7 m

Gross profit

157.7 m178.4 m180.1 m188.4 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

104.8 m98.7 m92.3 m98.3 m91.9 m96.5 m111.8 m105.5 m102.9 m

Cost of goods sold

59.8 m54.6 m47.9 m52.6 m48.3 m52.6 m61.6 m57.4 m53.9 m

Gross profit

45.1 m44.1 m44.3 m45.7 m43.7 m44 m50.3 m48.1 m49 m

Gross profit Margin, %

43%45%48%47%48%46%45%46%48%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

50 m45.4 m65.5 m71.5 m

Inventories

62.8 m55.2 m56.8 m55 m

Current Assets

206.3 m183.7 m205.1 m207.4 m

Goodwill

131.9 m127.9 m119.1 m151.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

37.5 m41.1 m42.8 m47.4 m56.1 m104.5 m54.2 m63.2 m71.5 m

Inventories

60.1 m57.7 m60.6 m64.2 m67.5 m58.7 m63.5 m58.7 m59.8 m

Current Assets

188.4 m191.1 m188.1 m197.6 m210.3 m244.6 m201.5 m205.9 m222.1 m

Goodwill

134.1 m129.9 m121.5 m122.8 m121 m121.7 m157.5 m157.7 m153.8 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

23.6 m29 m34.7 m32.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.8 m11.2 m10.8 m14.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(2.2 m)8.4 m(11 m)1 m

Inventories

(2 m)5.1 m(6.5 m)3.6 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

8 m6.7 m7 m8.5 m8.7 m7 m8.4 m9.2 m9.1 m

Inventories

60.1 m57.7 m60.6 m64.2 m67.5 m58.7 m63.5 m58.7 m59.8 m

Accounts Payable

29.3 m27.9 m26.5 m28.5 m27.2 m23.8 m30.8 m25.2 m25.2 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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