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How to buy Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Kulicke and Soffa Industries stocks.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. Kulicke and Soffa Industries stocks (KLIC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $50.8 – a decrease of 4.38% over the previous week. Kulicke and Soffa Industries employs 2,854 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.5 billion.
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- Can I buy shares in Kulicke and Soffa Industries?
- Has coronavirus impacted Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares?
- Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares summary
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- Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock a buy or sell?
- Kulicke and Soffa Industries performance over time
- Are Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares over-valued?
- Kulicke and Soffa Industries's financials
- How volatile are Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares?
- Does Kulicke and Soffa Industries pay a dividend?
- Have Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock price (NASDAQ:KLIC)Use our graph to track the performance of KLIC stocks over time.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$53.24|
|52-week range||$34.42 - $74.90|
|50-day moving average||$59.17|
|200-day moving average||$57.94|
|Wall St. target price||$83.80|
|Dividend yield||$0.56 (1.3%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.78|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock?
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Kulicke and Soffa Industries price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-19)||-4.38%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-4.89%|
|3 months (2021-10-26)||-3.22%|
|6 months (2021-07-26)||-2.88%|
|1 year (2021-01-26)||45.23%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||90.01%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||146.14%|
|5 years (2017-01-26)||200.11%|
Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries under- or over-valued?
Valuing Kulicke and Soffa Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kulicke and Soffa Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's P/E ratio
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's PEG ratio
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.31. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Kulicke and Soffa Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's EBITDA
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $434 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kulicke and Soffa Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||27.29%|
|Gross profit TTM||$697 million|
|Return on assets TTM||19.49%|
|Return on equity TTM||39.62%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Kulicke and Soffa Industries share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 9.58% of net profits
Recently Kulicke and Soffa Industries has paid out, on average, around 9.58% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.3% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kulicke and Soffa Industries shareholders could enjoy a 1.3% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kulicke and Soffa Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.56 per share.
While Kulicke and Soffa Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Kulicke and Soffa Industries is investing more in its future growth.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 9 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 21 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Kulicke and Soffa Industries's shares ever split?
Kulicke and Soffa Industries's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 July 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Kulicke and Soffa Industries's share price.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Kulicke and Soffa Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $34.4209 up to $74.9044. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Kulicke and Soffa Industries's is 1.2494. This would suggest that Kulicke and Soffa Industries's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Kulicke and Soffa Industries overview
Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates through two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The company manufactures and sells advanced displays; die-transfer, flip-chip, and TCB advanced packaging products; ball bonder, die-attach, electronics assembly, lithography, wafer-level bonder, and wedge bonder products; consumables, such as capillaries, dicing blades, and wedge bonds; and auto offline programming, KNet PLUS, and new product introduction/manufacturing execution system software products. It also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades equipment. 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.
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