EPS for Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC) Expected At $0.41

April 17, 2018 - By Ann Prendergast

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It fall, 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.
The Nebraska-based Cwm Limited Com has invested 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Origin Asset Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 18,807 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Spark Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has 166,400 shares. Moreover, Eii Capital has 0.94% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Illinois-based Ubs Asset Americas has invested 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Stifel Fincl Corp holds 9,618 shares. Advsrs Preferred Limited Liability Company invested in 8,897 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Moreover, Macquarie Ltd has 0% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). 120,543 were accumulated by Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd. Huntington Comml Bank invested 0% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Fdx Advsr Inc reported 0.01% stake. Foundry Prtn Limited Liability Com has invested 0.36% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Oak Oh invested in 0.05% or 27,845 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 0.01% or 47,725 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest has 0.06% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC).

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, 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 $28.94 million giving it 16.03 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 1.12% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $26.29. About 111,426 shares traded. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has risen 21.63% since April 17, 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 B. Riley & Co with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 15. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”. On Wednesday, November 15 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Underperform”. DA Davidson maintained Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Monday, November 13.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $1.86 billion. It operates in two divisions, Equipment and Expendable Tools. It has a 70.48 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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