Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC)

KLIC (NASDAQ:Electronic Production Equipment) EQUITY
pos +0.34
Today's Range: 25.23 - 25.61 | KLIC Avg Daily Volume: 653,000
Last Update: 09/20/18 - 2:46 PM EDT
Volume: 131,648
YTD Performance: 3.10%
Open: $25.23
Previous Close: $25.09
52 Week Range: $19.34 - $28.71
Oustanding Shares: 67,572,000
Market Cap: 1,693,354,248
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for KLIC
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 2 2 2 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 1 1 1 1
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.67 1.67 1.67 1.67
Latest Dividend: 0.12
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.92%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/26/18
Price Earnings Ratio: 64.26
Price Earnings Comparisons:
KLIC Sector Avg. S&P 500
64.26 23.07 20.00
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
6.45% 26.08% 174.51%
Revenue 28.99 0.40 0.12
Net Income 165.67 1.00 0.26
EPS 157.35 1.20 0.29
Earnings for KLIC:
Revenue 0.81B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/18) Qtr (12/18) FY (09/18) FY (09/19)
Average Estimate $0.34 $0.40 $2.27 $2.31
Number of Analysts 2 2 2 3
High Estimate $0.36 $0.45 $2.27 $2.60
Low Estimate $0.31 $0.35 $2.26 $2.00
Prior Year $0.51 $0.51 $1.55 $2.27
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -34.31% -21.57% 46.13% 1.84%
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