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

$22.95
-0.28 (-1.21 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 12:55 PM ET)
Today's Range
$22.77
Now: $22.95
$23.05
50-Day Range
$19.50
MA: $22.65
$24.53
52-Week Range
$17.40
Now: $22.95
$24.99
Volume15,062 shs
Average Volume403,771 shs
Market Capitalization$1.46 billion
P/E Ratio9.44
Dividend Yield2.05%
Beta1.36
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. Read More…

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$889.12 million
Cash Flow$2.75 per share
Book Value$13.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$56.67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,912
Market Cap$1.46 billion
Next Earnings Date11/18/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock symbol?

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

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, August 7th. Investors of record on Friday, September 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, October 14th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 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 stock buyback 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $127.11 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $128.70 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 6.21% and a net margin of 5.96%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 52.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.89 earnings per share. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' Earnings History.

When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries updated its fourth quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $130-150 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $148.32 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $26.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KLIC stock have been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media 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 immediate future. View News Stories for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,330,000 shares, a decline of 9.0% from the August 15th total of 2,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 424,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.5 days. Approximately 3.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), Blackstone Group (BX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' key executives?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' major shareholders?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.51%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.34%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%) and Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. (0.00%). 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc. and Financial Gravity Wealth Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & 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 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 $22.93.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.45 billion and generates $889.12 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $56.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.43 on an earnings per share basis. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 2,912 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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  372 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  649
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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