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

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$23.54 -0.31 (-1.30 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.78
Today's Range$23.34 - $23.80
52-Week Range$18.22 - $28.71
Volume47,825 shs
Average Volume741,772 shs
Market Capitalization$1.66 billion
P/E Ratio15.10
Dividend YieldN/A
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

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


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


Trailing P/E Ratio15.10
Forward P/E Ratio11.43
P/E Growth0.97

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$809 million
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$1.7686 per share
Price / Cash13.31
Book Value$12.94 per share
Price / Book1.82


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


Outstanding Shares69,110,000

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 Thursday, June 14th. Investors 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 2.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 7.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 31st. The semiconductor company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.03. The semiconductor company had revenue of $221.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $221.80 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 3.84% and a return on equity of 17.55%. 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 Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $28.6250 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 895,395 shares, an increase of 37.1% from the April 30th total of 652,986 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 942,526 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.

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:
  • 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)
  • Dr. Fusen Ernie Chen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Irene Lee, Sr. VP of Global Operations & Chief Quality Officer (Age 58)

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KLIC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.58 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' major shareholders?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.62%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.42%), LSV Asset Management (4.96%), Whale Rock Capital Management LLC (4.85%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.29%) and Rubric Capital Management LP (1.18%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, 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 Millennium Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Sensato Investors LLC, LSV Asset Management, GSA Capital Partners LLP and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Brian R Bachman 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rubric Capital Management LP, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Olstein Capital Management L.P., Arnhold LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $23.54.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.66 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 (KLIC)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  261 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  395
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 6/19/2018 by Staff

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