Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) went down by -3.04% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $75.29. The company’s stock price has collected -10.55% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/22/21 that Kulicke & Soffa Accelerates Advanced Display Adoption
Is It Worth Investing in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ :KLIC) Right Now?
Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 12.60 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for KLIC is at 1.33. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 5 who provided ratings for Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $83.00, which is $29.11 above the current price. KLIC currently public float of 60.43M and currently shorts hold a 3.09% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KLIC was 865.57K shares.
KLIC’s Market Performance
KLIC stocks went down by -10.55% for the week, with a monthly drop of -31.60% and a quarterly performance of -6.77%, while its annual performance rate touched 97.34%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.21% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.31% for Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -19.59% for KLIC stocks with a simple moving average of -5.97% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KLIC
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KLIC stocks, with Needham repeating the rating for KLIC by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for KLIC in the upcoming period, according to Needham is $78 based on the research report published on September 24th of the current year 2021.
Needham, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KLIC reach a price target of $64. The rating they have provided for KLIC stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on April 19th, 2021.
Cowen gave a rating of “Market Perform” to KLIC, setting the target price at $27 in the report published on January 31st of the previous year.
KLIC Trading at -23.18% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KLIC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -34.00% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.31%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.21%, as shares sank -30.52% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.67% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KLIC fell by -10.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +51.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $60.70. In addition, Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. saw 56.21% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KLIC starting from Drake Stephen Ray, who sale 1,199 shares at the price of $74.71 back on Sep 07. After this action, Drake Stephen Ray now owns 12,930 shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc., valued at $89,577 using the latest closing price.
Soloveizik Zamir Shai, the Vice President of Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc., sale 2,500 shares at $65.00 during a trade that took place back on Aug 06, which means that Soloveizik Zamir Shai is holding 19,688 shares at $162,500 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KLIC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +8.79 for the present operating margin
- +46.63 for the gross margin
The net margin for Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. stands at +8.39. The total capital return value is set at 6.74, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.71. Equity return is now at value 29.30, with 20.50 for asset returns.
Based on Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC), the company’s capital structure generated 3.20 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 3.10. Total debt to assets is 2.30, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2.42. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 2.34.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.41, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.03. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.16 and the total asset turnover is 0.58. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 5.45.