Were Analysts Bearish Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) This Week?

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.49, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 16 investors sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 56.46 million shares or 4.93% more from 53.80 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited reported 142,978 shares. Piedmont Investment Advsrs owns 14,394 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 83,204 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr holds 0% or 115 shares in its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% or 97,032 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Wells Fargo Commerce Mn accumulated 0% or 13,381 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 13,882 shares or 0% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 3,824 shares. Whale Rock Ltd stated it has 530,907 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Olstein Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership holds 1.28% or 402,550 shares. 29,646 were accumulated by Globeflex Cap Lp. Leuthold has invested 0.26% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Prudential Fin invested in 0% or 137,416 shares. Vident Advisory Ltd Liability Co stated it has 115,236 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings.

Since October 1, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $92,943 activity. Another trade for 400 shares valued at $9,620 was sold by BACHMAN BRIAN R.

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

Among 2 analysts covering Kulicke \u0026 Soffa Indus (NASDAQ:KLIC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Kulicke \u0026 Soffa Indus had 2 analyst reports since August 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 2 report. Below is a list of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) latest ratings and price target changes.

20/11/2018 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Buy New Target: $30 Initiates Coverage On
02/08/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $38 New Target: $40 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $21.46. About 284,648 shares traded. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has declined 20.28% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.28% the S&P500.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $1.44 billion. It operates in two divisions, Equipment and Expendable Tools. It has a 26.82 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.

More notable recent Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Kulicke and Soffa (KLIC) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates – Zacks.com” on November 19, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Kulicke & Soffa and Rohinni Launch PIXALUXâ„¢ Next Generation of Micro and Mini LED Solution – Business Wire” published on September 04, 2018, Fool.com published: “3 Stocks That Are Absurdly Cheap Right Now – The Motley Fool” on February 26, 2018. More interesting news about Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Falling Earnings Estimates Signal Weakness Ahead for Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) – Nasdaq” published on December 20, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “KLIC +12% after Q4 profit beat, analyst upgrade – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 20, 2018.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) Institutional Positions Chart

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