NASDAQ:KLIC - Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$27.41 -0.62 (-2.21 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.03
Today's Range$27.38 - $28.06
52-Week Range$18.22 - $28.71
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume841,938 shs
Market Capitalization$1.94 billion
P/E Ratio12.86
Dividend Yield1.71%
Beta1.17
Kulicke and Soffa Industries logoKulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable 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, wafer level bonders, wedge bonders, advanced packaging, and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells various tools for a range of semiconductor packaging applications, which include 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. This segment also provides spare parts, equipment repair, maintenance and servicing, training services, and equipment upgrading 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02
Current Ratio5.32
Quick Ratio4.68

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.86
Forward P/E Ratio13.31
P/E Growth1.13

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$809 million
Price / Sales2.34
Cash Flow$1.7638 per share
Price / Cash15.54
Book Value$12.94 per share
Price / Book2.12

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.55
Net Income$126.09 million
Net Margins3.84%
Return on Equity17.55%
Return on Assets13.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,055
Outstanding Shares69,110,000
Market Cap$1,937.09

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, July 16th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 27th. 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 initiated a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, July 10th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 5.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 31st. The semiconductor company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $221.77 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $221.80 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 17.55% and a net margin of 3.84%. 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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $38.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $29.1250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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

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 59)
  • Mr. Lester A. Wong, Sr. VP of Legal Affairs, Gen. Counsel, Interim CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Chan Pin Chong, Sr. VP of EA/APMR, Wedge Bonders, Capillaries & Blades Bus. Units (Age 49)
  • Mr. Yih-Neng Lee, Exec. Officer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Irene Lee, Sr. VP of Global Operations & Chief Quality Officer (Age 58)

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KLIC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.38 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' major shareholders?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.09%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.60%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.30%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.21%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%) and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.02%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Deepak Sood, Fusen Ernie Chen, Garrett E Pierce, Gregory F Milzcik, Irene Lee, Jonathan Chou, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong and Yih-Neng Lee. 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 Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Brian R Bachman, Deepak Sood and Garrett E Pierce. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Which major investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Foundry Partners LLC, James Investment Research Inc. and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. Company insiders that have bought Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock in the last two years include Fusen Ernie Chen and Gregory F Milzcik. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price today?

One share of KLIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.41.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion and generates $809 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $126.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.55 on an earnings per share basis. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 3,055 workers across the globe.

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:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  282 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  160 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  442
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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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