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

$25.59
+0.11 (+0.43 %)
(As of 02/20/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$25.04
Now: $25.59
$25.66
50-Day Range
$25.13
MA: $26.84
$28.28
52-Week Range
$18.80
Now: $25.59
$28.66
Volume168,463 shs
Average Volume368,281 shs
Market Capitalization$1.63 billion
P/E Ratio91.39
Dividend Yield1.88%
Beta1.46
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$540.05 million
Cash Flow$0.81 per share
Book Value$12.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,614
Market Cap$1.63 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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 Friday, December 13th. Investors of record on Friday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, January 13th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 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 approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, January 31st 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Kulicke and Soffa Industries' earnings last quarter?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.10. The semiconductor company earned $144.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $140 million. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a return on equity of 3.65% and a net margin of 3.34%. 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 Thursday, May 7th 2020. 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 first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $$130-150 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$141.04 million.

What price target have analysts set for KLIC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Kulicke and Soffa Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries' share price to reach $29.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.3% 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?

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.

Has Kulicke and Soffa Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KLIC stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for 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 January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,150,000 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the December 31st total of 2,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 336,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.4 days. Currently, 5.1% 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.86%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (6.69%), Royce & Associates LP (5.02%), LSV Asset Management (2.24%), ARGA Investment Management LP (2.08%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.55%). Company insiders that own Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock include Brian R Bachman, Deepak Sood, 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 LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, UBS Group AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc., Olstein Capital Management L.P., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Arnhold LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kulicke and Soffa Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?

KLIC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Divisar Capital Management LLC, AJO LP, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Spark Investment Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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 $25.59.

How big of a company is Kulicke and Soffa Industries?

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a market capitalization of $1.63 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.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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  410 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  727
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 2/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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