Analysts See $0.41 EPS for Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

April 12, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 14 investors sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 58.53 million shares or 0.85% less from 59.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Van Berkom & Incorporated has 0.08% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Pacad Invest Limited holds 4,900 shares. Automobile Association holds 62,268 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers owns 95,586 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt Company reported 43,361 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). 2.30 million were accumulated by Vanguard Grp. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability invested in 18,363 shares. 814,438 were reported by Invesco Limited. 3.35 million were accumulated by Whale Rock Cap Management Llc. Laurion Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Management owns 304,600 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Com invested 0% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Oak Assocs Limited Oh reported 27,845 shares. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al stated it has 59,247 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $27,540 activity.

Analysts expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) to report $0.41 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.50 % from last quarter’s $0.4 EPS. KLIC’s profit would be $28.96M giving it 15.67 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. After having $0.51 EPS previously, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.’s analysts see -19.61 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.66% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $25.7. About 208,436 shares traded. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has risen 21.63% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.08% the S&P500.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Kulicke & Soffa had 5 analyst reports since November 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Underperform” on Wednesday, November 15. The firm has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson given on Wednesday, November 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Monday, November 13. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, November 15.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $1.82 billion. It operates in two divisions, Equipment and Expendable Tools. It has a 68.9 P/E ratio. The Equipment segment makes and sells a line of ball bonders to connect very fine wires made of gold, silver alloy, or copper between the bond pads of the semiconductor devices or dies, and the leads on its package; wafer level bonders, which mechanically applies bumps to dies for some variants of the flip chip assembly process; and wedge bonders to connect semiconductor chips for the power packages, power hybrids, and automotive modules.

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