Technical Analysis for KAI - Kadant Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
C 179.835 -0.63% -1.15
KAI closed up 0.66 percent on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, on 36 percent of normal volume.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Down
Historical KAI trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
20 DMA Resistance Bearish -0.63%
Spinning Top Other -0.63%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other -0.63%
Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.03%
Lizard Bullish Bullish Day Trade Setup 0.03%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.03%
Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish 0.30%
Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.30%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.30%
20 DMA Support Bullish -0.63%
Older End-of-Day Signals for KAI ...

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Alert Time
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 2 hours ago
20 DMA Resistance about 3 hours ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 5 hours ago
Outside Day about 5 hours ago
Up 1% about 5 hours ago
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Kadant Inc Description

Kadant Inc. engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing equipment and products for the papermaking, paper recycling, and processing industries. The company offers custom-engineered systems and equipments, such as recycling and approach flow systems, and virgin pulping process equipment, as well as individual components, for pulping, de-inking, screening, cleaning, and refining recycled and virgin fibers for preparation for entry into the paper machine. It also provides fluid-handling systems, including rotary joints, syphons, turbulator bars, engineered steam and condensate systems, precision unions, and components and controls that are used primarily in the dryer section of the papermaking process, as well as in the production of corrugated boxboard, metals, plastics, rubber, textiles, chemicals, and food. In addition, the company offers doctoring systems and related consumables for the operation of paper machines; doctor blades for cleaning, creping, web removal, flaking, and the application of coatings; and profiling systems that control moisture, web curl, and gloss during paper converting. Further, it provides shower and fabric-conditioning, formation, and water-filtration systems that are used to clean paper machine fabrics and rolls, drain water from pulp mixtures, form the sheet or web, and filter the process water for reuse. Additionally, the company manufactures and sells biodegradable absorbent granules from papermaking byproducts primarily used as carriers for agricultural, home lawn and garden, professional lawn, turf, and ornamental applications, as well as for oil and grease absorption. It primarily has operations in the United States, China, and Europe. The company was formerly known as Thermo Fibertek Inc. and changed its name to Kadant Inc. in July 2001. Kadant Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts.


Sector: Industrials
Industry: Diversified Industrials
Keywords: Chemicals Plastics Textile Printing Recycling Rubber Visual Arts Packaging Materials Water Conservation Paper Grease Filtration Systems Process Equipment Papermaking Pulp And Paper Industry Reuse Water Filtration Systems Fluid Handling Systems Paper Recycling

Is KAI a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 189.4
52 Week Low 75.61
Average Volume 46,468
200-Day Moving Average 137.23
50-Day Moving Average 173.18
20-Day Moving Average 181.46
10-Day Moving Average 181.59
Average True Range 3.91
ADX 14.75
+DI 21.41
-DI 24.50
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 177.67
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 178.98
Upper Bollinger Band 189.45
Lower Bollinger Band 173.47
Percent B (%b) 0.47
BandWidth 8.81
MACD Line 1.91
MACD Signal Line 3.00
MACD Histogram -1.0933
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2.08 Billion
Num Shares 11.5 Million
EPS 4.13
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 43.78
Price-to-Sales 2.30
Price-to-Book 3.23
PEG Ratio 3.23
Dividend 0.96
Dividend Yield 0.53%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 186.07
Resistance 3 (R3) 185.94 184.12 185.22
Resistance 2 (R2) 184.12 182.83 184.18 184.93
Resistance 1 (R1) 182.55 182.02 183.34 182.68 184.65
Pivot Point 180.73 180.73 181.12 180.79 180.73
Support 1 (S1) 179.16 179.44 179.95 179.29 177.31
Support 2 (S2) 177.34 178.63 177.40 177.03
Support 3 (S3) 175.77 177.34 176.74
Support 4 (S4) 175.90