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NASDAQ:KLIC

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

$37.86
-1.88 (-4.73%)
(As of 09/29/2022 11:22 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.76
$39.01
50-Day Range
$39.13
$50.66
52-Week Range
$37.35
$73.45
Volume
9,529 shs
Average Volume
559,641 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.20 billion
P/E Ratio
4.70
Dividend Yield
1.74%
Price Target
$50.00

Kulicke and Soffa Industries MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
31.6% Upside
$50.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
11.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.11mentions of Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
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.

2.51 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

219th out of 650 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

36th out of 96 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.

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KLIC Stock News Headlines

Kulicke and Soffa Can Go The Distance
KLIC Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc
Kulicke & Soffa to Expand Competencies and Market Presence
Kulicke & Soffa Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results
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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
Ex-Dividend for 10/9 Dividend
9/21/2022
Today
9/29/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Dividend Payable
10/09/2022
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
$50.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+32.1%
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
$6.40 per share
Book Value
$17.67 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
56,616,000
Market Cap
$2.20 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.37

Key Executives

  • Dr. Fusen Ernie  ChenDr. Fusen Ernie Chen (Age 63)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.51M
  • Mr. Lester A.  WongMr. Lester A. Wong (Age 56)
    Exec. VP of Fin. & IT and CFO
    Comp: $1M
  • Mr. Stephen Ray  Drake J.D.Mr. Stephen Ray Drake J.D. (Age 53)
    VP of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $715.66k
  • Mr. Mun Pun Wong (Age 61)
    Sr. VP of Global Sales & Global Supply Chain
    Comp: $911.6k
  • Mr. Chan Pin  ChongMr. Chan Pin Chong (Age 53)
    Exec. VP and GM of K&S Products and Solutions
    Comp: $939.34k
  • Mr. Robert Nestor  ChylakMr. Robert Nestor Chylak (Age 63)
    Sr. VP of Central Engineering & CTO
  • Mr. Joseph Elgindy
    Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Strategic Planning
  • Ms. Lisa Lim
    VP of Global HR
  • Mr. Lien Lee Ang
    Global Head of IT and Sr. Director
  • Ms. Susan Waters
    Sec.













KLIC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

3 Wall Street research 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 research 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 research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their KLIC share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.8% 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 shares have decreased by 34.4% and is now trading at $39.74.
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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 analysts' consensus estimates 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 company posted $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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Sunday, October 9th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 21st.
Read our dividend analysis for KLIC
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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 1.74%. 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 has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, March 3rd 2022, which allows the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 13.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries updated its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.84-$1.02 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (3.61%), State Street Corp (3.46%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.70%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.57%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.06%). 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 $39.74.

How much money does Kulicke and Soffa Industries make?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) has a market capitalization of $2.31 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 9/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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