NASDAQ:KLIC

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.78
-0.63 (-1.16 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.39
$54.66
50-Day Range
$50.69
$63.06
52-Week Range
$21.86
$63.69
Volume482,016 shs
Average Volume905,654 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio23.08
Dividend Yield1.03%
Beta1.22
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About Kulicke and Soffa Industries

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates through the Capital Equipment and APS segments. The Capital Equipment segment consists of ball bonders, wedge bonders, advanced packaging, and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment offers a variety of expandable tools for a broad range of semiconductor packaging applications. The company was founded by Frederick W. Kulicke and Albert Soffa in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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2.58 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

96th out of 844 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

18th out of 112 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock.
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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 July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,020,000 shares, a drop of 26.8% from the June 30th total of 2,760,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 998,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 3.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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, August 4th 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 Thursday, August 5th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13721220".

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The semiconductor company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.12. The semiconductor company had revenue of $340.16 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $340 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.62% and a net margin of 15.66%.
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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 shares have increased by 160.4% and is now trading at $53.78.
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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 Friday, May 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 24th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Monday, July 12th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 23rd.
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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 1.03%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries does not yet have a strong 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 15.18% next year. This indicates that Kulicke and Soffa Industries will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued an update on its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.250-1.450 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.990. The company issued revenue guidance of $380 million-$420 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $315.47 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $83.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $65.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' key executives?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Fusen Ernie Chen, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Zamir Shai Soloveizik, Vice President-Global Operations & Supply Chain
  • Lester A. Wong, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Chan Pin Chong, EVP, General Manager-Products & Solutions
  • Joyce Lim, Senior VP-Global Supply Chain & Operations

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.

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).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.33%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.70%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.53%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.48%), ARGA Investment Management LP (0.39%) and Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. (0.16%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Chan Pin Chong, Chin Hu Lim, Fusen Ernie Chen, Gregory F Milzcik, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong 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 ARGA Investment Management LP, Alliancebernstein L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., IvyRock Asset Management HK Ltd, Jackson Creek Investment Advisors LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, and Eagle Ridge Investment Management. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Chan Pin Chong, Chin Hu Lim, Fusen Ernie Chen, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong, and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copeland Capital Management LLC, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, GWM Advisors LLC, Kovack Advisors Inc., Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Versor Investments 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 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 $53.78.

How much money does Kulicke and Soffa Industries make?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $3.34 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.

How many employees does Kulicke and Soffa Industries have?

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.

Where are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' headquarters?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is headquartered at 23A SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01, SINGAPORE U0, 554369.

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 (656) 880-9600 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 8/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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