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NASDAQ:KLIC

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

$56.53
-1.73 (-2.97%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$56.02
$58.81
50-Day Range
$42.98
$58.26
52-Week Range
$35.95
$62.16
Volume
833,422 shs
Average Volume
495,428 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.22 billion
P/E Ratio
10.87
Dividend Yield
1.34%
Price Target
$61.67

Kulicke and Soffa Industries MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.1% Upside
$61.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
13.94% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.91mentions of Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.35 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
81.42%
From $1.83 to $3.32 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.34 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

178th out of 608 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

25th out of 89 stocks

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About Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Stock

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices, including integrated circuits (“ICs“), high and low powered discrete devices, light-emitting diodes (“LEDs“), and power modules. The firm operates through the Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS) segments. The Capital Equipment segment is affected by the industry's internal cyclical and seasonal dynamics in addition to broader macroeconomic factors that can positively or negatively affect company financial performance. The APS segment is more directly tied to semiconductor unit consumption rather than capacity requirements and production capability improvements. The company was founded by Frederick W. Kulicke and Albert Soffa in 1951 and is headquartered in Fort Washington, PA.

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KLIC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/9 Dividend
12/21/2022
Dividend Payable
1/09/2023
Last Earnings
2/02/2023
Today
2/05/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2023
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
$61.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$55.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$433.55 million
Pretax Margin
28.20%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.50 billion
Cash Flow
$8.24 per share
Book Value
$20.69 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
55,126,000
Market Cap
$3.22 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.39

Key Executives

  • Fusen Ernie ChenFusen Ernie Chen
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Lester A. WongLester A. Wong
    CFO, Executive VP-Finance & Information Technology
  • Robert Chylak
    Chief Technology Officer & SVP-Central Engineering
  • Chan Pin ChongChan Pin Chong
    Executive VP, General Manager-Products & Solutions
  • Seang Choong Foo
    Vice President & Controller













KLIC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" KLIC shares.
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What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price forecast for 2023?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their KLIC share price forecasts range from $55.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $61.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have KLIC shares performed in 2023?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock was trading at $44.26 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, KLIC shares have increased by 27.7% and is now trading at $56.53.
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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 January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,700,000 shares, a drop of 6.2% from the December 31st total of 8,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 537,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 14.3 days. Currently, 13.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, May 3rd 2023.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.13. The semiconductor company had revenue of $176.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $176.49 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 25.80% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.72%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 61.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.19 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 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. 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 14.62%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KLIC will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.89% 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 of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, March 3rd 2022, which allows the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 13.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of ~$0.23-0.28 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.23. The company issued revenue guidance of $150-190 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $172.54 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.90%), Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (0.54%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.38%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.29%), Bank Hapoalim BM (0.27%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.17%). Insiders that own company stock include 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 $56.53.

How much money does Kulicke and Soffa Industries make?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) has a market capitalization of $3.22 billion and generates $1.50 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $433.55 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.20 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 2/5/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff