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

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$20.33 -0.45 (-2.17 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 12:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.78
Today's Range$19.82 - $20.49
52-Week Range$19.29 - $28.71
Volume13,391 shs
Average Volume506,830 shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio13.12
Dividend Yield2.31%
Beta1.24
Kulicke 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone215-784-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02
Current Ratio5.02
Quick Ratio4.42

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.12
Forward P/E Ratio8.96
P/E Growth0.75

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$809 million
Price / Sales1.70
Cash Flow$1.7648 per share
Price / Cash11.52
Book Value$12.94 per share
Price / Book1.57

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.55
Net Income$126.09 million
Net Margins6.93%
Return on Equity19.51%
Return on Assets14.51%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,055
Outstanding Shares67,570,000
Market Cap$1.40 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, 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 approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, July 10th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 5.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The semiconductor company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.11. The semiconductor company earned $221.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $210.01 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 19.51% and a net margin of 6.93%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.40 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 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

How can I listen to Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings call?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, November 19th at 6:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774078037.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $185-185 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $184.88 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $29.6250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.7% 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KLIC stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.72%), LSV Asset Management (5.25%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.13%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.38%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.63%) and Olstein Capital Management L.P. (0.60%). 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, Peter T M Kong 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., American Century Companies Inc., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Olstein Capital Management L.P. and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Brian R Bachman and Deepak Sood. 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Meritage Portfolio Management, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, Value Holdings Management CO. LLC and Congress Asset Management Co. MA. Company insiders that have bought Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock in the last two years include Fusen Ernie Chen, 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, 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 $20.33.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.40 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.

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:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  316 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  190 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
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 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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