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

+0.42 (+2.02 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.21
50-Day Range
MA: $22.34
52-Week Range
Now: $21.21
Volume825,000 shs
Average Volume486,639 shs
Market Capitalization$1.32 billion
P/E Ratio40.79
Dividend Yield2.26%
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 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLIC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$540.05 million
Cash Flow$0.81 per share
Book Value$12.13 per share


Net Income$11.65 million


Market Cap$1.32 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)

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

How has Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 stock has increased by 2.7% and is now trading at $21.21. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

When is Kulicke and Soffa Industries' next earnings date?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.04. The semiconductor company had revenue of $150.74 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $144.30 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 5.88% and a return on equity of 5.47%. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings history.

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. Investors of record on Friday, June 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, July 13th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 25th. View Kulicke and Soffa Industries' dividend history.

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

Kulicke and Soffa Industries announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' stock price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KLIC stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kulicke and Soffa Industries earned a daily sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Are investors shorting Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,350,000 shares, an increase of 13.4% from the May 31st total of 1,190,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 457,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's shares 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), 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."

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 $21.21.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.32 billion 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 7/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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