Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) Competitors

$46.48
+0.95 (+2.09%)
(As of 01:40 PM ET)

KLIC vs. SIMO, OSIS, DIOD, WOLF, SMTC, UCTT, SYNA, FORM, TSEM, and VIAV

Should you be buying Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Kulicke and Soffa Industries include Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO), OSI Systems (OSIS), Diodes (DIOD), Wolfspeed (WOLF), Semtech (SMTC), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Synaptics (SYNA), FormFactor (FORM), Tower Semiconductor (TSEM), and Viavi Solutions (VIAV). These companies are all part of the "semiconductors & related devices" industry.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries vs.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) and Silicon Motion Technology (NASDAQ:SIMO) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, earnings, risk, community ranking, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Silicon Motion Technology has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Silicon Motion Technology received 380 more outperform votes than Kulicke and Soffa Industries when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 76.31% of users gave Silicon Motion Technology an outperform vote while only 69.07% of users gave Kulicke and Soffa Industries an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Kulicke and Soffa IndustriesOutperform Votes
451
69.07%
Underperform Votes
202
30.93%
Silicon Motion TechnologyOutperform Votes
831
76.31%
Underperform Votes
258
23.69%

Kulicke and Soffa Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Silicon Motion Technology. Silicon Motion Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kulicke and Soffa Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kulicke and Soffa Industries$742.49M3.45$57.15M$0.9050.59
Silicon Motion Technology$639.14M3.75$52.87M$1.5845.87

Kulicke and Soffa Industries presently has a consensus target price of $62.00, suggesting a potential upside of 36.17%. Silicon Motion Technology has a consensus target price of $87.57, suggesting a potential upside of 20.84%. Given Kulicke and Soffa Industries' higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Kulicke and Soffa Industries is more favorable than Silicon Motion Technology.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kulicke and Soffa Industries
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Silicon Motion Technology
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Silicon Motion Technology has a net margin of 8.27% compared to Kulicke and Soffa Industries' net margin of 7.03%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries' return on equity of 8.55% beat Silicon Motion Technology's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kulicke and Soffa Industries7.03% 8.55% 6.66%
Silicon Motion Technology 8.27%7.01%5.49%

In the previous week, Silicon Motion Technology had 3 more articles in the media than Kulicke and Soffa Industries. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Silicon Motion Technology and 4 mentions for Kulicke and Soffa Industries. Silicon Motion Technology's average media sentiment score of 0.61 beat Kulicke and Soffa Industries' score of 0.57 indicating that Silicon Motion Technology is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Kulicke and Soffa Industries
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Silicon Motion Technology
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

98.2% of Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.0% of Silicon Motion Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of Silicon Motion Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Silicon Motion Technology pays an annual dividend of $1.99 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Kulicke and Soffa Industries pays out 88.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Silicon Motion Technology pays out 126.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Silicon Motion Technology beats Kulicke and Soffa Industries on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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KLIC vs. The Competition

MetricKulicke and Soffa IndustriesSemiconductors & related devices IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.53B$39.75B$18.50B$7.30B
Dividend Yield1.78%2.32%2.78%3.98%
P/E Ratio50.5919.32211.3214.99
Price / Sales3.4513.21535.1780.62
Price / Cash16.2719.9727.0727.23
Price / Book2.184.986.544.22
Net Income$57.15M$927.17M$623.69M$213.34M
7 Day Performance-4.09%-4.86%-1.15%-0.42%
1 Month Performance-7.96%-12.56%-4.50%-5.10%
1 Year Performance-4.15%-4.08%13.27%4.76%

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SIMO
Silicon Motion Technology
4.615 of 5 stars
$73.36
-0.7%
$87.57
+19.4%
+14.3%$2.42B$639.14M46.431,643Dividend Announcement
OSIS
OSI Systems
4.4177 of 5 stars
$137.31
flat
$163.67
+19.2%
+39.5%$2.34B$1.28B20.846,423Upcoming Earnings
DIOD
Diodes
1.7408 of 5 stars
$68.38
+0.7%
$72.40
+5.9%
-18.4%$3.14B$1.66B13.938,635
WOLF
Wolfspeed
2.0971 of 5 stars
$25.42
-0.5%
$43.63
+71.6%
-59.7%$3.20B$921.90M-4.184,802Analyst Report
SMTC
Semtech
3.6622 of 5 stars
$32.94
+1.7%
$39.35
+19.5%
+54.9%$2.13B$868.76M-1.941,917
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.704 of 5 stars
$43.42
+2.1%
$52.33
+20.5%
+29.4%$1.94B$1.73B-62.937,184Positive News
SYNA
Synaptics
3.3303 of 5 stars
$86.86
-1.2%
$125.36
+44.3%
-16.1%$3.41B$1.36B-43.651,891
FORM
FormFactor
2.0591 of 5 stars
$44.32
+0.5%
$41.63
-6.1%
+43.5%$3.43B$663.10M41.812,115
TSEM
Tower Semiconductor
2.843 of 5 stars
$31.80
+2.5%
$36.33
+14.3%
-28.7%$3.48B$1.42B6.845,613
VIAV
Viavi Solutions
4.8822 of 5 stars
$8.32
flat
$13.17
+58.3%
-11.0%$1.85B$1.11B416.003,600

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This page (NASDAQ:KLIC) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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