A new trading day began on August 04, 2022, with Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) stock priced at $45.60, up 3.20% from the previous day of trading. During the day, the shares moved up to $51.95 and dropped to $45.18 before settling in for the closing price of $48.18. KLIC’s price has ranged from $37.35 to $75.29 over the past 52 weeks.
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Technology Sector giant saw their annual sales surged by 19.30% over the last five years. Meanwhile, its annual earnings per share averaged 600.30%. With a float of $57.55 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $61.48 million.
The firm has a total of 2854 workers. Let’s measure their productivity. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +45.53, operating margin of +26.58, and the pretax margin is +27.32.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC) Insider Activity
As we move forward, let’s examine how large-scale investors are investing in this stock of the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials Industry. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jun 01, was worth 268,883. In this transaction Senior Vice President of this company sold 5,000 shares at a rate of $53.78, taking the stock ownership to the 166,167 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 17, when Company’s Executive Vice President sold 2,000 for $60.00, making the entire transaction worth $120,000. This insider now owns 77,784 shares in total.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC) Earnings and Forecasts
In its latest quarterly report, released on 3/30/2022, the company reported earnings of $1.95 per share, which was $0.1 higher than the consensus estimate of $0.26. In terms of return on equity, this company recorded -19.55% in contrast with 50.0% return on Investment (trailing twelve months). This company achieved a net margin of +24.19 while generating a return on equity of 39.62. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.56 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 600.30% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 20.00% during the next five years compared to 53.20% growth over the previous five years of trading.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) Trading Performance Indicators
Here are Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.’s current performance indicators. According to the last quarter’s results, the stock had a quick ratio of 4.00. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 1.66. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 8.93.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 7.85, a number that is poised to hit 1.59 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 6.16 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC)
Analysing the last 5-days average volume posted by the [Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc., KLIC], we can find that recorded value of 1.13 million was better than the volume posted last year of 0.85 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 47.96%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 2.19.
During the past 100 days, Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.’s (KLIC) raw stochastic average was set at 49.85%, which indicates a significant decrease from 68.89% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 44.46% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 51.78% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $46.79, while its 200-day Moving Average is $53.05. Now, the first resistance to watch is $52.72. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $55.72. The third major resistance level sits at $59.49. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $45.95, it is likely to go to the next support level at $42.18. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $39.18.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) Key Stats
With a market capitalization of 2.92 billion, the company has a total of 59,130K Shares Outstanding. Currently, annual sales are 1,518 M while annual income is 367,160 K. The company’s previous quarter sales were 384,280 K while its latest quarter income was 116,000 K.