Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC): Price and Financial Metrics

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC): $50.54

-1.12 (-2.17%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where KLIC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.49% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KLIC is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • KLIC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.41% of US stocks).

KLIC Stock Summary

  • KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 85.87% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.94, KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 17.23% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 10.67%, greater than the shareholder yield of 85.46% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KLIC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SRDX, FKWL, ONTX, ICPT, and GANX.
  • KLIC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC's official web site, go to www.kns.com.

KLIC Valuation Summary

  • KLIC's price/sales ratio is 2; this is 23.08% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • KLIC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 7.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KLIC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KLIC 2023-01-25 2.0 2.5 6.9 5.2
KLIC 2023-01-24 1.9 2.5 6.8 5.1
KLIC 2023-01-23 2.0 2.5 6.9 5.2
KLIC 2023-01-20 1.9 2.4 6.5 4.9
KLIC 2023-01-19 1.9 2.3 6.5 4.8
KLIC 2023-01-18 1.9 2.4 6.5 4.8

KLIC Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 1665.24%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 108.64%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 239.03%.
KLIC's revenue has moved up $976,479,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows KLIC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,503.62 390.188 433.545
2022-06-30 1,702.633 397.001 502.352
2022-03-31 1,754.814 383.321 497.084
2021-12-31 1,710.695 337.271 452.403
2021-09-30 1,517.664 300.032 367.161
2021-06-30 1,210.026 208.387 249.233

KLIC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KLIC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 85.65% of graded US stocks.
  • KLIC's asset turnover comes in at 0.994 -- ranking 45th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • CIEN, MPWR, and CLRO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KLIC.

The table below shows KLIC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-03 0.994 0.458 0.447
2021-04-03 0.834 0.457 0.289
2021-01-02 0.680 0.467 0.180
2020-10-03 0.571 0.478 0.126
2020-06-27 0.534 0.469 0.108
2020-03-28 0.503 0.470 0.094

KLIC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KLIC, see our KLIC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $79.80 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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KLIC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $50.54 52-week high $62.16
Prev. close $51.66 52-week low $35.95
Day low $50.27 Volume 347,700
Day high $51.36 Avg. volume 484,179
50-day MA $47.60 Dividend yield 1.47%
200-day MA $45.93 Market Cap 2.88B

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC) Company Bio

Kulicke & Soffa designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices, including integrated circuits, discrete devices, light-emitting diodes, and power modules. It operates in two segments, Equipment and Expendable Tools. The company was founded in 1951 and is based in Singapore.

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KLIC Price Returns

1-mo 14.19%
3-mo 24.49%
6-mo 2.51%
1-year -6.18%
3-year 104.55%
5-year 135.00%
YTD 14.19%
2022 -25.78%
2021 92.36%
2020 19.43%
2019 36.94%
2018 -15.32%

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