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Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

$22.09
-0.24 (-1.07 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 04:19 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$21.86
Now: $22.09
$22.28
50-Day Range
$22.11
MA: $23.97
$26.00
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $22.09
$28.66
Volume255,800 shs
Average Volume510,784 shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 billion
P/E Ratio32.49
Dividend Yield2.17%
Beta1.28
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 a line of ball bonders, wedge bonders, advanced packaging, and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells various tools for a range of semiconductor packaging applications, including 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. It also provides spare parts, equipment repair, maintenance and servicing, training, refurbishment, and equipment upgradation 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC
CUSIPN/A
Phone215-784-6000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$540.05 million
Cash Flow$0.75 per share
Book Value$12.13 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,614
Market Cap$1.37 billion
Next Earnings Date11/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$22.09
-0.24 (-1.07 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 04:19 AM ET)
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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $20.65 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KLIC stock has increased by 7.0% and is now trading at $22.09.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 12th 2020.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.06. The semiconductor company had revenue of $150.45 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $150 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 7.33% and a return on equity of 6.75%.
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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Tuesday, October 13th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 24th.
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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 approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 6.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally 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 fourth quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $155-175 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $165.67 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.3% 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 during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,010,000 shares, a drop of 41.6% from the August 31st total of 1,730,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 665,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's stock 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), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV) and 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 60)
  • Mr. Lester A. Wong, Sr. VP of Legal Affairs, Gen. Counsel, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Irene Lee, Sr. VP of Global Operations & Chief Quality Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Chan Pin Chong, Sr. VP, Electronic Assembly, Advanced Packaging-Hybrid, & Wedge Bonder Bus. Units (Age 50)
  • Mr. Huy Hoang Hoang, Exec. VP, Aftermarket Products & Services Bus. Unit and Global Sales, Service (Age 58)

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 Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.93%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.93%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.43%), ARGA Investment Management LP (3.21%), LSV Asset Management (1.46%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.08%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Chan Pin Chong and Peter T M Kong.
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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 LSV Asset Management, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., AJO LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Brian R Bachman, and Chan Pin Chong.
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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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Skyline Asset Management LP, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Engineers Gate Manager LP.
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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 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 $22.09.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion and generates $540.05 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $11.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.46 on an earnings per share basis. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 2,614 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 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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