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Kulicke and Soffa Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.43
-1.30 (-2.91 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 10:51 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.15
Now: $43.43
$45.56
50-Day Range
$35.67
MA: $43.23
$52.15
52-Week Range
$16.91
Now: $43.43
$52.55
Volume11,726 shs
Average Volume901,207 shs
Market Capitalization$2.70 billion
P/E Ratio52.33
Dividend Yield1.16%
Beta1.18
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 ball and wedge bonders, and advanced packaging and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells dicing blades, capillaries, and bonding wedges. The company also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades equipment. It 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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Headlines

2 Mid-Cap Stocks With Tons of Cash
February 16, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Thursday 2/11 Insider Buying Report: KLIC, BW
February 11, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
1 Big Winner From the Global Chip Shortage
February 6, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Kulicke & Soffa Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
February 3, 2021 |  prnewswire.com
Kulicke & Soffa Raises Quarterly Dividend by 16.7%
December 10, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC
CUSIPN/A
Phone215-784-6000
Employees2,544
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$623.18 million
Cash Flow$1.51 per share
Book Value$12.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$52.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$2.70 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.03 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

83rd out of 1,529 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

16th out of 147 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$43.43
-1.30 (-2.91 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 10:51 AM ET)
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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries a buy 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 3 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Wall Street analysts have given Kulicke and Soffa Industries a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Kulicke and Soffa Industries wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,250,000 shares, an increase of 31.7% from the January 14th total of 949,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 735,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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, May 5th 2021.
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How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.11. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.92% and a net margin of 8.39%.
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How has Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price 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 114.1% and is now trading at $44.22.
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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, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Monday, April 12th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%.
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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 1.16%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries does not yet have a strock 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 31.28% 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 updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.79-1.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.59. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$280-320 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $239.55 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $46.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% 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:
  • Dr. Fusen Ernie Chen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. Lester A. Wong, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $654.37k)
  • Mr. Shai Soloveizik Zamir, VP of Global Operations & Supply Chain (Age 49, Pay $453.81k)
  • Mr. Mun Pun Wong, Sr. VP of Global Sales (Age 60, Pay $607.22k)
  • Mr. Chan Pin Chong, Exec. VP and GM of K&S Products and Solutions (Age 52, Pay $887.22k)
  • Bob Chylak, VP of Central Engineering & CTO
  • Mr. Joseph Elgindy, Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Strategic Planning
  • Mr. Stephen Ray Drake, VP of Legal Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Ms. Lisa Lim, VP of Global HR
  • Mr. Lien Lee Ang, Global Head of IT and Sr. Director

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.37%), Royce & Associates LP (4.82%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.59%), Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC (2.64%) and ARGA Investment Management LP (1.65%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Chan Pin Chong, Gregory F Milzcik, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong, Peter T M Kong and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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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 Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., ARGA Investment Management LP, Anatole Investment Management Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Alliancebernstein L.P., and Skyline Asset Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries company stock in the last year include Chan Pin Chong, Lester A Wong, Nelson Munpun Wong, and Zamir Shai Soloveizik.
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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 Norges Bank, Hood River Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, BlackRock Inc., Tygh Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . Company insiders that have bought Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock in the last two years include Gregory F Milzcik, and Peter T M Kong.
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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 $44.22.

How much money does Kulicke and Soffa Industries make?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $2.75 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 2,544 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 215-784-6000 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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