$0.66 EPS Expected for Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

July 27, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is the same, as 22 investors sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. shares while 78 reduced holdings. only 26 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 54.78 million shares or 6.41% less from 58.53 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Royal Natl Bank Of Canada accumulated 0% or 241,864 shares. 107,271 were accumulated by Van Berkom & Assoc. Price T Rowe Md reported 31,900 shares. Stifel Corp stated it has 8,863 shares. Northern stated it has 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). 118,698 are held by Aqr Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. 120,396 were reported by Deutsche Bancorp Ag. Moreover, Raymond James And Assocs has 0% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Legal And General Public Ltd holds 133,664 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans reported 134,338 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 11,482 shares in its portfolio. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Company has invested 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Farmers Merchants Invests holds 326 shares. Axa holds 0.01% or 132,900 shares in its portfolio. Pinebridge Ltd Partnership stated it has 13,392 shares.

Since March 21, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 7 selling transactions for $564,919 activity. $560,000 worth of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) was sold by Sood Deepak on Friday, July 13. $99,633 worth of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) was bought by Milzcik Gregory F on Tuesday, June 5.

Analysts expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) to report $0.66 EPS on August, 1 after the close.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 6.45 % from last quarter’s $0.62 EPS. KLIC’s profit would be $45.62M giving it 10.03 P/E if the $0.66 EPS is correct. After having $0.54 EPS previously, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.’s analysts see 22.22 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $26.49. About 643,085 shares traded. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has risen 0.76% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.81% the S&P500.

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

Among 2 analysts covering Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kulicke & Soffa has $38 highest and $25 lowest target. $31.50’s average target is 18.91% above currents $26.49 stock price. Kulicke & Soffa had 6 analyst reports since February 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, May 11. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, June 27 with “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) rating on Wednesday, July 11. FBR Capital has “Buy” rating and $38 target. FBR Capital maintained Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) rating on Thursday, May 31. FBR Capital has “Buy” rating and $3600 target.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $1.83 billion. It operates in two divisions, Equipment and Expendable Tools. It has a 43.71 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 important recent Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “UPCOMING DEADLINES: The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of INWK …” on July 05, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “CLASS ACTION UPDATE for INWK, FLEX and KLIC: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on …”, Globenewswire.com published: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT – LC ESPR INWK FLEX KLIC SYMC MFGP FLR REPH: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong …” on July 02, 2018. More interesting news about Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “CLASS ACTION UPDATE for KLIC, PRTA, and SYMC: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on …” with publication date: July 09, 2018.

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