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NASDAQ:KLIC

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

$31.01
-0.28 (-0.89 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 03:59 PM ET)
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$30.89
Now: $31.01
$31.45
50-Day Range
$25.18
MA: $28.10
$31.19
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $31.01
$32.50
Volume9,466 shs
Average Volume510,228 shs
Market Capitalization$1.92 billion
P/E Ratio37.36
Dividend Yield1.58%
Beta1.15
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 capillaries, dicing blades, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.16 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC
CUSIPN/A
Phone215-784-6000
Employees2,614

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$623.18 million
Cash Flow$1.31 per share
Book Value$12.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$52.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.92 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$31.01
-0.28 (-0.89 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 03:59 PM 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 COVID-19?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $20.65 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KLIC shares have increased by 50.6% and is now trading at $31.09.
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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 Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 17th. The semiconductor company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The semiconductor company earned $177.69 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $177 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 8.39% and a return on equity of 7.92%.
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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. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.54%. 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 declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management 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 Tuesday, October, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $177-177 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $166.04 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $33.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,220,000 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the October 15th total of 1,040,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 380,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.02%), Royce & Associates LP (5.10%), ARGA Investment Management LP (3.28%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.75%), Anatole Investment Management Ltd (2.73%) and Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC (2.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, AJO LP, BlackRock Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Raymond James & Associates, and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Brian R Bachman, Chan Pin Chong, Nelson Munpun Wong, and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Anatole Investment Management Ltd, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Royce & Associates LP, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Polar Capital LLP, Polar Capital LLP, and JPMorgan Chase & 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 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 $31.09.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.93 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 2,614 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 12/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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