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

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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.
Envestnet Asset, a Illinois-based fund reported 10,407 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage, a New York-based fund reported 17,834 shares. Pnc Gp stated it has 5,292 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Nebraska-based Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Incorporated has invested 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Ls Investment Advsr Limited Liability stated it has 0.01% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Susquehanna Intl Grp Ltd Liability Partnership reported 8,234 shares stake. Macquarie reported 29,077 shares. Oak Assocs Oh reported 27,845 shares. Laurion Cap Management Lp invested in 0% or 12,200 shares. Synovus has invested 0.01% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Huntington Natl Bank owns 849 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Hillsdale Mgmt holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 54,200 shares. Acadian Asset Limited Liability Corporation owns 443,940 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Financial Bank Of Mellon Corporation reported 679,930 shares. Jpmorgan Chase accumulated 627,683 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 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. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. As per Wednesday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by DA Davidson. B. Riley & Co maintained Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 13 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Underperform” 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 $1.86 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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