Kadant Inc ( KAI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 06, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KAI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KAI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KAI was $40.62, representing a -3.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.95 and a 68.55% increase over the 52 week low of $24.10.
KAI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). KAI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports KAI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.14%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.
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