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NASDAQ:KLIC - Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.88
-1.52 (-6.79 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.75
Now: $20.88
$21.65
50-Day Range
$18.21
MA: $23.27
$26.89
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $20.88
$28.66
Volume346,614 shs
Average Volume630,631 shs
Market Capitalization$1.33 billion
P/E Ratio74.57
Dividend Yield2.14%
Beta1.47
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$540.05 million
Cash Flow$0.74 per share
Book Value$12.13 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,614
Market Cap$1.33 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KLIC shares have increased by 1.1% and is now trading at $20.88. View which stocks have been mosted 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, May 7th 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.10. The semiconductor company had revenue of $144.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $140 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 3.65% and a net margin of 3.34%. 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 21st. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $28.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.5% 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?

News headlines about KLIC stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutKulicke and Soffa Industries.

Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,990,900 shares, a decline of 6.5% from the February 27th total of 2,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 446,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.5 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' Current Options Chain.

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), AT&T (T), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F), AbbVie (ABBV), Lam Research (LRCX) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.86%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (6.69%), Royce & Associates LP (5.02%), LSV Asset Management (2.24%), ARGA Investment Management LP (2.08%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.55%). 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 LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, UBS Group AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc., Olstein Capital Management L.P., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Arnhold LLC. 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 Norges Bank, Divisar Capital Management LLC, AJO LP, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Spark Investment Management LLC, and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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 $20.88.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.33 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. View additional information about Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' official website?

The official website for Kulicke and Soffa Industries is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ KLIC)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  418 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  327 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  745
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kulicke and Soffa Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KLIC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KLIC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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