Earnings Call Summary | Kadant(KAI.US) Q4 2023 Earnings Conference

moomoo AI ·  Feb 16 00:44  · Conference Call

The following is a summary of the Kadant Inc. (KAI) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript:

Financial Performance:

  • Kadant reported Q4 gross margin of 42.7%, a slight decrease from the previous year's Q4 gross margin of 43.1%.

  • GAAP EPS increased by 4% to $2.33 for the Q4, compared to the previous year's $2.23.

  • Full year GAAP EPS of $9.90 was down 4% as compared to $10.35 in 2022.

  • The company reported a record annual adjusted EBITDA of $201.3 million in 2023, a significant increase of 58% since 2019.

Business Progress:

  • More than half of Kadant's revenue is from subsidiaries under or initiating the 80/20 program.

  • Following recent acquisitions, Kadant retains a borrowing capacity of $71 million.

  • The company anticipates its 2024 revenue to range from $1.04 billion to $1.065 billion.

  • Kadant plans to continue its focus on margin improvement and capitalizing on opportunities via robust backlog and cash flow generation.

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