Factor Report

Data as of market close on 11/27/2020.

Validea's factor report analyzes any stock using the major investing factors, including value, quality, momentum, and low volatility.
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KADANT INC. (KAI)

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Latest Close: $131.50 Market Cap ($ mil): $1,514 Sector: Capital Goods Industry: Misc. Capital Goods 52 Week High: $138.56 52 Week Low: $52.71 Relative Strength: 76 Twelve Minus One Return: 14.4% Standard Deviation: 39.3%
PE Ratio: 31.8 Price/Sales: 2.3 Price/Book: 3.3 Price/Cash Flow: 19.0 EV/EBITDA: 14.73 Yield: 0.73% Shareholder Yield: -0.72% F Score: 4 G Score: 5
Return on Equity: 11.0% Return on Assets: 5.2% Return on Tangible Capital: 30.4% Return on Invested Capital: 9.2% WACC: 8.0% Debt/Equity: 0.57 LT EPS Growth: 12.3% LT Sales Growth: 15.7% Beta: 1.40
Kadant Inc. is a supplier of components and engineered systems used in process industries. The Company operates through three segments: Flow Control, Industrial Processing, and Material Handling. The Flow Control segment consists of the Company's fluid-handling and doctoring, cleaning, & filtration product lines. The Industrial Processing segment consists of its wood processing and stock-preparation product lines. The Material Handling segment consists of the Company's conveying and screening, baling, and fiber-based product lines. Its products include Octopus stock approach system, vacuum control systems, wear surfaces, direct steam injection heaters, chip screening, disposable knife system, PAAL Konti automatic channel baler, PAAL Pacomat channel baling presses, PAAL S1W automatic baler, Heli-Disc Pulper, Vortech Pulper Rotor, Hydraflow Continuous Lights Detrasher and Scavenger Detrasher.

Factor Profile

KAI's exposure to the major factors (100 is highest).

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