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NASDAQ:KLIC

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$49.37
+0.92 (+1.90%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$48.80
$49.82
50-Day Range
$45.48
$55.85
52-Week Range
$40.20
$60.20
Volume
636,462 shs
Average Volume
515,116 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.78 billion
P/E Ratio
54.86
Dividend Yield
1.62%
Price Target
$62.00

Kulicke and Soffa Industries MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.6% Upside
$62.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
7.66% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.03mentions of Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
51.76%
From $1.70 to $2.58 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.39 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

115th out of 584 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

20th out of 86 stocks


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About Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock (NASDAQ:KLIC)

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates through four segments: Ball Bonding Equipment, Wedge Bonding Equipment, Advanced Solutions, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The company offers ball bonding equipment, wafer level bonding equipment, wedge bonding equipment; and advanced display, die-attach, and thermocompression systems and solutions, as well as tools, spares and services for equipment. It also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades equipment. The company serves semiconductor device manufacturers, integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers, industrial manufacturers, foundry service providers, and automotive electronics suppliers primarily in the United States and the Asia/Pacific region. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.

KLIC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/9 Dividend
12/20/2023
Dividend Payable
1/09/2024
Dividend Payable
1/09/2024
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024
Ex-Dividend for 1/9 Dividend
1/01/2100

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:KLIC
Employees
3,025
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$62.00
High Stock Price Target
$70.00
Low Stock Price Target
$56.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+26.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$57.15 million
Pretax Margin
8.87%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$742.49 million
Cash Flow
$2.78 per share
Book Value
$20.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
56,324,000
Market Cap
$2.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50
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KLIC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" KLIC shares.
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What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price target for 2024?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their KLIC share price targets range from $56.00 to $70.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $62.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KLIC shares performed in 2024?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $54.72 at the start of the year. Since then, KLIC stock has decreased by 9.8% and is now trading at $49.37.
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Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,160,000 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the January 15th total of 4,430,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 502,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.3 days. Approximately 7.7% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.04. The semiconductor company earned $171.19 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $170 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 7.03% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.55%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS.

How often does Kulicke and Soffa Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, January 9th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 20th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19.
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Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries a good dividend stock?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 88.89%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, KLIC will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.01% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KLIC.

How will Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock buyback program work?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, March 3rd 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 13.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries updated its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.230-0.280 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 0.390. The company issued revenue guidance of $160.0 million-$180.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $192.3 million.

What is Fusen Chen's approval rating as Kulicke and Soffa Industries' CEO?

31 employees have rated Kulicke and Soffa Industries Chief Executive Officer Fusen Chen on Glassdoor.com. Fusen Chen has an approval rating of 88% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kulicke and Soffa Industries own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kulicke and Soffa Industries investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Energy Transfer (ET), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Blackstone (BX).

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' major shareholders?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital International Investors (8.34%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.32%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.82%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.72%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (2.07%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.38%). Insiders that own company stock include Chan Pin Chong, Chin Hu Lim, Fusen Ernie Chen, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong, Robert Nestor Chylak, Stephen Ray Drake and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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How do I buy shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Shares of KLIC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:KLIC) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff