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KMT Kennametal PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 14, 2024, the Kennametal stock's PE ratio is 17.35. This takes into account the latest EPS of $1.37 and stock price of $23.77. The PE ratio has decreased by 2% from its last 4 quarters average of 17.7.

KMT PE ratio history

How has KMT's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Kennametal has averaged 33.18 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 17.35 is 48% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, KMT's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2021 quarter at 333.08, when the price was $39.97 and the EPS was $0.12. The lowest point was recorded in the Dec 2018 quarter, when it reached 11.89 with a price of $33.28 and an EPS of $2.8.


Kennametal PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 51.75% in 2014

Maximum annual decrease: -76.12% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 19.31 44.64%
2022 13.35 -75.84%
2021 55.26 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 12.58 -14.13%
2018 14.65 -76.12%
2017 61.34 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 23.02 51.75%

KMT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of KMT for the past years

KMT's current PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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KMT PE vs peers

What is KMT's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers FAST and LECO, KMT's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than DOV's and MSM's. Kennametal's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 23.45.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MSM Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc 13.54 $4.27B
DOV DOVER Corp 16.93 $24.36B
KMT Kennametal Inc 17.35 $1.87B
LECO Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc 19.06 $10.37B
FAST Fastenal Co 31.21 $36.1B
CRS Carpenter Technology Corp 36.5 $4.82B
HURC Hurco Companies Inc N/A $107.05M

Frequently asked questions

What is Kennametal's PE ratio?

As of Jun 14, 2024, KMT stock has a price to earnings ratio of 17.35.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Kennametal (KMT)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for KMT stock is 21.03.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Kennametal (KMT)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for KMT stock is 38.69.

What is the highest PE ratio for KMT?

Over the last ten years, the Mar 2021 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 333.08.

How does the current PE ratio for KMT compare to its historical average?

KMT's price to earnings ratio is currently 48% below its 10-year historical average.

How is KMT's PE ratio calculated (Kennametal PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Kennametal's share price is $23.77. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $1.37. Therefore, Kennametal's price to earnings ratio for today is 17.35. PE RATIO(17.35) = STOCK PRICE($23.77) / TTM EPS($1.37)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.