Kadant Inc. (KAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: September 22, 2015
Pages: 34
US$ 300.00
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Kadant Inc. (KAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Kadant Inc. (KAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Kadant Inc. (Kadant) is a global supplier of equipment used in papermaking and paper recycling industries. The company also provides granules made from papermaking byproducts. It offers wide range of products that include stock-preparation systems, fluid-handling systems, and doctoring, cleaning and filtration systems. Kadant also offers biodegradable, absorbent granules derived from pulp fiber. The company offers its products to various industries that include chemicals, construction, machine tools, food and beverages, oil and gas, paper, textiles, forest products, and rubber and plastics. The company has manufacturing plants in several countries and research and development facilities in Europe and the US. Geographically, it operates in Americas, Europe and Asia. Kadant is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts, the US.

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  • The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.
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Kadant Inc. - Key Facts
Kadant Inc. - Key Employees
Kadant Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Kadant Inc. - Major Products and Services
Kadant Inc. - History
Kadant Inc. - Company Statement
Kadant Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Kadant Inc. - Business Description
Kadant Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Kadant Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Kadant Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Increasing Profitability
Strength - Diversified Geographical Presence
Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities
Kadant Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves
Kadant Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - New Orders
Opportunity - Growth Potential in Emerging Markets
Opportunity - Growth Potential in Paper Recycling
Kadant Inc. - Threats
Threat - Foreign Exchange Risks
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes
Threat - Stiff Competition
Kadant Inc. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts


Feb 19, 2014: Kadant Reports 2013 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results Reports Revenue Increase of 21% over Fourth Quarter 2012 Provides Financial Guidance for 2014


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Kadant Inc., Key Facts
Kadant Inc., Key Employees
Kadant Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Kadant Inc., Major Products and Services
Kadant Inc., History
Kadant Inc., Subsidiaries
Kadant Inc., Key Competitors
Kadant Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Kadant Inc., Annual Ratios
Kadant Inc., Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Kadant Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Kadant Inc., Ratio Charts
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