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NASDAQ:KLIC

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

$48.71
-1.39 (-2.77%)
(As of 08/15/2022 11:49 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.15
$50.00
50-Day Range
$39.01
$53.28
52-Week Range
$37.35
$75.29
Volume
8,202 shs
Average Volume
842,636 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.83 billion
P/E Ratio
6.04
Dividend Yield
1.36%
Price Target
$76.00

Kulicke and Soffa Industries MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
56.3% Upside
$76.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
13.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.04mentions of Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$268,900 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-43.24%
From $7.17 to $4.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.19 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

379th out of 668 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

53rd out of 99 stocks

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About Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Stock

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates through two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The company manufactures and sells advanced displays; die-transfer, flip-chip, and TCB advanced packaging products; ball bonder, die-attach, electronics assembly, lithography, wafer-level bonder, and wedge bonder products; consumables, such as capillaries, dicing blades, and wedge bonds; and auto offline programming, KNet PLUS, and new product introduction/manufacturing execution system software products. It also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades equipment. 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.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Price Performance

NASDAQ:KLIC traded up $1.27 on Friday, reaching $50.10. 755,786 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 877,544. The firm has a market cap of $2.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.22 and a beta of 1.35. Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a 52 week low of $37.35 and a 52 week high of $75.29. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $45.91 and a 200-day simple moving average of $50.26.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $2.09 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.55 by $0.54. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 29.50% and a return on equity of 45.08%. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.87 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that Kulicke and Soffa Industries will post 7.17 EPS for the current year.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 23rd were given a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 22nd. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.36%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 8.44%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research firms recently weighed in on KLIC. DA Davidson restated a "buy" rating on shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. B. Riley cut their target price on shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries from $59.00 to $50.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, StockNews.com lowered shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 6th.

Insider Activity

In other news, SVP Nelson Munpun Wong sold 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.78, for a total value of $268,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 166,167 shares in the company, valued at $8,936,461.26. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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KLIC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/11 Dividend
6/22/2022
Dividend Payable
7/11/2022
Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/16/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:KLIC
Employees
3,586
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$76.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+56.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$367.16 million
Pretax Margin
32.93%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.52 billion
Cash Flow
$6.43 per share
Book Value
$17.67 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
56,616,000
Market Cap
$2.83 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.35














KLIC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" KLIC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KLIC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their KLIC share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $100.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have KLIC shares performed in 2022?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $60.54 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, KLIC stock has decreased by 17.2% and is now trading at $50.10.
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When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 16th 2022.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $2.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.55 by $0.54. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 29.50% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 45.08%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.87 earnings per share.

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 Tuesday, June 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Monday, July 11th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 22nd.
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Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries a good dividend stock?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.36%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 8.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KLIC will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.71% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KLIC.

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, March 3rd 2022, which authorizes the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 13.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.84-$1.02 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $260.00 million-$300.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $369.20 million.

What is Fusen Chen's approval rating as Kulicke and Soffa Industries' CEO?

31 employees have rated Kulicke and Soffa Industries Chief Executive Officer Fusen Chen on Glassdoor.com. Fusen Chen has an approval rating of 88% among the company's employees.

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), Intel (INTC), Energy Transfer (ET), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Blackstone (BX).

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 Royce & Associates LP (3.61%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.70%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.57%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.06%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.98%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian R Bachman, Chan Pin Chong, Chin Hu Lim, Fusen Ernie Chen, Gregory F Milzcik, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong, Robert Nestor Chylak, Stephen Ray Drake and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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How do I buy shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Shares of KLIC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price today?

One share of KLIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.10.

How much money does Kulicke and Soffa Industries make?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) has a market capitalization of $2.91 billion and generates $1.52 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $367.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kulicke and Soffa Industries have?

The company employs 3,586 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 official website for the company is www.kns.com. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at (215) 784-6000, via email at jelgindy@kns.com, or via fax at 65-6880-9580.

This page (NASDAQ:KLIC) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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