Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Cowen

The stock decreased 1.94% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $22.28. Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a 1-year low of $22.02 and a 1-year high of $23.10. The company has 74.78 Million shares outstanding and 69.53 Million shares were floated in market. That puts the market capitalization at $1.68 bln. The 52-week range can be found in the stock's quote summary. Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Alpha Beta Stock; however, human error can exist.

Additionally on 11/15/17 DA Davidson "Maintained" Kulicke and Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC) to Buy setting price target at $35 and on 11/15/17 Bank of America "Maintained" the stock to Underperform at $18.5.

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The company's earnings per share shows growth of -38.20% for the current year and expected to arrive earnings growth for the next year at 24.37%. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,085,082 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $152,188,000 after acquiring an additional 385,765 shares during the last quarter. The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of KLIC. Many investors look to the Relative Strength Index (RSI) reading of a particular stock to help identify overbought/oversold conditions. Also, the Hold rating count is 6 as of 5/10/18. (KLIC) is trading with P/E ratio of 11.94. It is a positive indicator for investor portfolio value - when the price of a stock Investor owns goes up in value. The consensus recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. In other words, the price earnings ratio shows what the market is willing to pay for a stock based on its current earnings. The Q.i. Value is calculated using the following ratios: EBITDA Yield, Earnings Yield, FCF Yield, and Liquidity. More volatility means greater profit or loss.

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Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. The stock is now showing downward return of -4.76% throughout last week and witnessed declining return of -14.44% in one month period. The ROA is 2.40%.

Previously Kulicke and Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC) reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.28. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. A longer-term moving average may be used to identify the primary price trend, a shorter moving average period to identify the secondary, price trend, and an even shorter moving average period to identify the minor price trend. Overall, the share price is down -6.64% year to date. On the surface, it seems as the higher the 50-day moving average goes, the more bullish the market is (and the lower it goes, the more bearish). The 200-day moving average is the standby for long-term investors. Longer moving average timeframes are less sensitive to price fluctuations than shorter term timeframes and will generate far few signals.

Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0.4 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 3 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.46 and low estimates of $0.37, however Kulicke and Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC) reported $0.4 earnings per share for the same quarter a year ago. The recent change has given its price a -7.36% deficit over SMA 50 and -20.86% deficit over its 52-week high.

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