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

$24.15
+0.55 (+2.33 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.21
Now: $24.15
$24.17
50-Day Range
$20.20
MA: $22.66
$25.58
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $24.15
$28.66
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume666,165 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio35.51
Dividend Yield2.03%
Beta1.27
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.06 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
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$12.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,614
Market Cap$1.49 billion
Next Earnings Date11/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$24.15
+0.55 (+2.33 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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 shares have increased by 16.9% and is now trading at $24.15.
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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."
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When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 12th 2020.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.06. The semiconductor company had revenue of $150.45 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $150 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 6.75% and a net margin of 7.33%.
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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, May 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 26th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, July 13th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 25th.
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How will Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock buyback program work?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans 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 fourth quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $155-175 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $165.67 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KLIC stock has been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a coverage optimism score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,320,000 shares, an increase of 47.1% from the June 30th total of 897,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 582,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 2.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include ARGA Investment Management LP (3.21%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.52%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.42%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.38%), Raymond James & Associates (0.38%) and Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (0.37%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman and Peter T M Kong.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vident Investment Advisory LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, UBS Group AG, Capital Investment Counsel Inc, Texas Permanent School Fund, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Skyline Asset Management LP, ARGA Investment Management LP, Leap Investments LP, Sciencast Management LP, XTX Markets LLC, and Fox Run Management L.L.C..
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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 $24.15.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.49 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 8/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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