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NASDAQ:KLICKulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.68
+0.40 (+1.80 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 09:20 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.57
Now: $22.68
$23.25
50-Day Range
$20.34
MA: $22.71
$26.19
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $22.68
$28.66
Volume299,564 shs
Average Volume400,451 shs
Market Capitalization$1.42 billion
P/E Ratio43.62
Dividend Yield2.15%
Beta1.3
Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates in two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The Capital Equipment segment manufactures and sells a line of ball bonders, wedge bonders, advanced packaging, and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells various tools for a range of semiconductor packaging applications, including capillaries, which are expendable tools used in ball bonders; dicing blades that are expendable tools for semiconductor manufacturers to cut silicon wafers into individual semiconductor die or to cut packaged semiconductor units into individual units; and bonding wedges, which are expendable tools used in heavy wire wedge bonders. It also provides spare parts, equipment repair, maintenance and servicing, training, refurbishment, and equipment upgradation services. The company serves semiconductor device manufacturers, integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers, industrial manufacturers, and automotive electronics suppliers primarily in the United States and the Asia/Pacific region. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.30 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC
CUSIPN/A
Phone215-784-6000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$540.05 million
Cash Flow$0.81 per share
Book Value$12.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,614
Market Cap$1.42 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $20.65 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KLIC stock has increased by 9.8% and is now trading at $22.68. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.04. The semiconductor company earned $150.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $144.30 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 5.47% and a net margin of 5.88%. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings history.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, April 13th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 26th. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' dividend history.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KLIC stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a news sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutKulicke and Soffa Industries.

Who are some of Kulicke and Soffa Industries' key competitors?

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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), Lam Research (LRCX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' key executives?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Fusen Ernie Chen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Lester A. Wong, Sr. VP of Legal Affairs, Gen. Counsel, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Irene Lee, Sr. VP of Global Operations & Chief Quality Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Chan Pin Chong, Sr. VP, Electronic Assembly, Advanced Packaging-Hybrid, & Wedge Bonder Bus. Units (Age 50)
  • Mr. Huy Hoang Hoang, Exec. VP, Aftermarket Products & Services Bus. Unit and Global Sales, Service (Age 58)

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock symbol?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KLIC."

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' major shareholders?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.85%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.51%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.43%), ARGA Investment Management LP (3.11%), Invesco Ltd. (2.01%) and Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC (1.69%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Deepak Sood, Gregory F Milzcik and Peter T M Kong. View institutional ownership trends for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Which major investors are selling Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., Alliancebernstein L.P., Schneider Capital Management Corp, Two Sigma Investments LP, BlackRock Inc., Raymond James & Associates, and Wellington Management Group LLP. View insider buying and selling activity for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Which major investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, ARGA Investment Management LP, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, Crown Advisors Management Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , State Street Corp, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have bought Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock in the last two years include Gregory F Milzcik, and Peter T M Kong. View insider buying and selling activity for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

How do I buy shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Shares of KLIC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price today?

One share of KLIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.68.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.42 billion and generates $540.05 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $11.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.46 on an earnings per share basis. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 2,614 workers across the globe.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' official website?

The official website for Kulicke and Soffa Industries is www.kns.com.

How can I contact Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' mailing address is 23A SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01, SINGAPORE U0, 554369. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 215-784-6000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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