NASDAQ:KLIC - Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.06 -0.08 (-0.42 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.14
Today's Range$19.04 - $19.39
52-Week Range$17.40 - $28.69
Volume280,400 shs
Average Volume440,592 shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E Ratio7.84
Dividend Yield2.51%
Beta1.16
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$889.12 million
Cash Flow$2.7744 per share
Book Value$12.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$56.67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,912
Market Cap$1.24 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock symbol?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KLIC."

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 Monday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' Dividend History.

How will Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock buyback program work?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan 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 repurchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The semiconductor company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. The semiconductor company earned $115.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $118.42 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 12.85% and a net margin of 12.91%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries's revenue was down 47.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.51 EPS. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' Earnings History.

When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

4 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 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KLIC stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Lam Research (LRCX), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), AbbVie (ABBV) and Blackstone Group (BX).

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' key executives?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Kulicke and Soffa Industries' major shareholders?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.76%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (6.59%), Royce & Associates LP (5.84%), LSV Asset Management (5.30%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (3.19%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Deepak Sood, Garrett E Pierce, Gregory F Milzcik and Peter T M Kong. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

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 Morgan Stanley, Royce & Associates LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Man Group plc, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Brian R Bachman and Deepak Sood. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Which major investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ARGA Investment Management LP, Schneider Capital Management Corp, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Pinebridge Investments L.P., Raymond James & Associates and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have bought Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock in the last two years include Gregory F Milzcik and Peter T M Kong. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price today?

One share of KLIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.06.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion and generates $889.12 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $56.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.43 on an earnings per share basis. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 2,912 workers across the globe.

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' official website?

The official website for Kulicke and Soffa Industries is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ KLIC)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  346 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  581
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kulicke and Soffa Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KLIC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KLIC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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