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NASDAQ:KLIC

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

$47.78
-0.17 (-0.35%)
(As of 12/2/2022 09:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.51
$47.93
50-Day Range
$37.50
$48.36
52-Week Range
$35.95
$73.45
Volume
279,300 shs
Average Volume
757,553 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.72 billion
P/E Ratio
6.77
Dividend Yield
1.42%
Price Target
$52.50

Kulicke and Soffa Industries MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.9% Upside
$52.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
12.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.09mentions of Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.14 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
83.51%
From $1.94 to $3.56 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.82 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

494th out of 634 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

76th out of 94 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. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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Kulicke & Soffa Reports Fourth Quarter 2022 Results
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KLIC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/17/2021
Ex-Dividend for 10/9 Dividend
9/21/2022
Dividend Payable
10/09/2022
Today
12/05/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/9 Dividend
12/21/2022
Dividend Payable
1/09/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:KLIC
Employees
3,167
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$52.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$433.55 million
Pretax Margin
31.72%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.50 billion
Cash Flow
$8.24 per share
Book Value
$20.57 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
55,594,000
Market Cap
$2.72 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.33

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
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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 year. 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 2023?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their KLIC share price forecasts range from $45.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $52.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% 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 start of the year. Since then, KLIC shares have decreased by 21.1% and is now trading at $47.78.
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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, February 1st 2023.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 17th. The semiconductor company reported $2.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.13 by $0.04. The semiconductor company had revenue of $485.33 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $485 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 28.83% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.40%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.29 EPS.

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 Wednesday, November 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Monday, January 9th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 21st. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
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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 1.42%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 9.63%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KLIC will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.10% next year. This indicates that the company 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 has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, March 3rd 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 13.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.18-$0.22 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $0.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $155-$195 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $244.43 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.89%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.40%), Royce & Associates LP (3.39%), State Street Corp (3.38%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.95%). 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 $47.78.

How much money does Kulicke and Soffa Industries make?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) has a market capitalization of $2.72 billion and generates $1.50 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $433.55 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kulicke and Soffa Industries have?

The company employs 3,167 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 12/5/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff