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

$23.93
+0.04 (+0.17 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$23.55
Now: $23.93
$24.1750
50-Day Range
$19.50
MA: $21.28
$23.62
52-Week Range
$17.40
Now: $23.93
$25.61
Volume628,273 shs
Average Volume432,572 shs
Market Capitalization$1.52 billion
P/E Ratio9.85
Dividend Yield2.01%
Beta1.35
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. Read More…

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$2.9362 per share
Book Value$13.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$56.67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,912
Market Cap$1.52 billion
Next Earnings Date11/18/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 27th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, October 14th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 26th. 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 has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. The semiconductor company had revenue of $127.11 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $128.70 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 6.21% and a net margin of 5.96%. The company's revenue was down 52.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.89 earnings per share. 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 Monday, November 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries updated its fourth quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $130-150 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $148.32 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $26.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% 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 2 hold ratings and 2 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?

Press coverage about KLIC stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a daily sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,734,500 shares, a decline of 12.6% from the July 15th total of 3,129,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 459,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.9 days. Currently, 4.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' Current Options Chain.

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), Intel (INTC), Blackstone Group (BX), Ford Motor (F), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.27%), LSV Asset Management (5.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.11%), Invesco Ltd. (2.89%), Whale Rock Capital Management LLC (2.53%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.26%). 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 institutional investors are selling Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundry Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, BlackRock Inc., Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and LSV Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

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 Whale Rock Capital Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, ARGA Investment Management LP, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Jane Street Group LLC and Balter Liquid Alternatives LLC. 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, 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 $23.93.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.52 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.View Additional Information About Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  364 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  635
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 9/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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