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Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

$36.14
+0.19 (+0.53 %)
(As of 01/28/2021 10:54 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.80
Now: $36.14
$36.22
50-Day Range
$31.80
MA: $34.61
$38.70
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $36.14
$39.68
Volume3,726 shs
Average Volume787,368 shs
Market Capitalization$2.24 billion
P/E Ratio43.54
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta1.18
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 ball and wedge bonders, and advanced packaging and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells dicing blades, capillaries, and bonding wedges. The company also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades equipment. It 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.20 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

35th out of 1,511 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

9th out of 147 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC
CUSIPN/A
Phone215-784-6000
Employees2,836
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$623.18 million
Cash Flow$1.26 per share
Book Value$12.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$52.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$2.24 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$36.14
+0.19 (+0.53 %)
(As of 01/28/2021 10:54 AM ET)
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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $20.65 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KLIC shares have increased by 74.1% and is now trading at $35.95.
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Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Wall Street analysts have given Kulicke and Soffa Industries a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Kulicke and Soffa Industries wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Fusen Chen's approval rating as Kulicke and Soffa Industries' CEO?

31 employees have rated Kulicke and Soffa Industries CEO Fusen Chen on Glassdoor.com. Fusen Chen has an approval rating of 88% among Kulicke and Soffa Industries' employees.

When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings call?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 3rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 17th. The semiconductor company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The semiconductor company had revenue of $177.69 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $177 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.92% and a net margin of 8.39%.
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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, December 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Monday, January 11th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 23rd. This is an increase from Kulicke and Soffa Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12.
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Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries a good dividend stock?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Kulicke and Soffa Industries is 58.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kulicke and Soffa Industries will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.28% next year. This indicates that Kulicke and Soffa Industries will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 program on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 6.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued an update on its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.73-0.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.54. The company issued revenue guidance of $265-265 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $240.29 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $41.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 957,400 shares, a drop of 22.2% from the December 15th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 541,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Energy Transfer (ET), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV) and The Blackstone Group (BX).

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' key executives?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Fusen Ernie Chen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $777.78k)
  • Mr. Lester A. Wong, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $412.24k)
  • Mr. Mun Pun Wong, Sr. VP of Global Sales (Age 59, Pay $365k)
  • Mr. Chan Pin Chong, Exec. VP and GM of K&S Products and Solutions (Age 51, Pay $510.89k)
  • Mr. Shai Soloveizik Zamir, VP of Global Operations & Supply Chain (Age 48)
  • Bob Chylak, VP of Central Engineering & CTO
  • Mr. Joseph Elgindy, Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Strategic Planning
  • Mr. Stephen Ray Drake, VP of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lisa Lim, VP of Global HR
  • Ms. Joyce Lim, Sr. VP of Global Supply Chain, Operations & Quality (Age 57)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include ARGA Investment Management LP (1.65%), Anatole Investment Management Ltd (1.26%), Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (0.41%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.19%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.18%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Chan Pin Chong, Nelson Munpun Wong, Peter T M Kong and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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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 ARGA Investment Management LP, Anatole Investment Management Ltd, Skyline Asset Management LP, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Value Holdings Management CO. LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and Congress Asset Management Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Chan Pin Chong, Nelson Munpun Wong, and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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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 Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, XTX Markets LLC, and Central Bank & Trust Co..
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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 WeBull, 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 $35.95.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $2.23 billion and generates $623.18 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $52.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 2,836 workers across the globe.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' official website?

The official website for Kulicke and Soffa Industries is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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