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NASDAQ:KLICKulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

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Today's Range N/A
50-Day Range
$20.20
MA: $22.75
$25.58
52-Week Range N/A
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume714,782 shs
Market Capitalization$1.54 billion
P/E Ratio30.65
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta1.27
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 -

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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
Book Value$12.13 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,614
Market Cap$1.54 billion
Next Earnings Date11/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.06. The semiconductor company earned $150.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 26th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, July 13th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of ∞. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 25th.
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How will Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock buyback program work?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board 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 earnings per share (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 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $29.00 in the next year.
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Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KLIC stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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 coverage optimism score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,320,000 shares, an increase of 47.1% from the June 30th total of 897,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 582,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), Lam Research (LRCX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.93%), ARGA Investment Management LP (3.21%), LSV Asset Management (1.46%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.08%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.70%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.52%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman and Peter T M Kong.
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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 LSV Asset Management, Principal Financial Group Inc., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Fisher Asset Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, and UBS Group AG.
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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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Skyline Asset Management LP, Virtu Financial LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, Swiss National Bank, and ARGA Investment Management 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.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $0.00 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 8/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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