Kulicke Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

KLIC -- USA Stock  

USD 28.31  0.90  3.28%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Kulicke and Soffa Industries is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Kulicke buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Kulicke positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Kulicke and Soffa available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Kulicke buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Kulicke Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1878, jensen alpha of 0.7542, total risk alpha of 0.2138, sortino ratio of 0.2266 and treynor ratio of 1.42
Macroaxis advice module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Kulicke and Soffa. Our buy or sell recommendations engine harnesses analyzes the company potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Kulicke and Soffa is not overpriced, please verify all Kulicke and Soffa Industries fundamentals including its EBITDA, Current Ratio and the relationship between Price to Sales and Cash per Share . Given that Kulicke and Soffa has Price to Earning of 46.35 times, we recommend you check Kulicke market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Kulicke Thematic Classifications

Semiconductor IdeaSemiconductor
Semiconductor materials and production

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.70Value At Risk3.27
Potential Upside3.72Standard Deviation2.32
 Return Density 

Kulicke Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.49
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.25

Kulicke Volatility Alert

Kulicke and Soffa Industries currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.52. It has Information Ratio of 0.25 and Jensen Alpha of 0.75. However, we do advice investors to further question Kulicke and Soffa Industries expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Kulicke Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsKulickePeer Average
Return On Equity4.94 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.53 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin4.78 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin21.38 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1.12 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding69.11 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.59 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions88.98 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.26 M3.24 M
Price to Earning46.35 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.23 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.17 times17.81 times
Revenue895.25 M9.85 B
Gross Profit382.09 M21.75 B
EBITDA191.44 M1.41 B
Net Income42.82 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents628.15 M3.89 B
Cash per Share9.09 times5.17 times
Total Debt16.26 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity1.80 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio5.32 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share12.61 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations64.4 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.62 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.61 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.04 times1.22 times
Number of Employees2.78 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization1.94 B29.78 B
Total Asset982.44 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings449.98 M38.24 B
Working Capital662.35 M3.58 B
Current Asset780.94 M36.8 B
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Kulicke Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Over 89.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On June 27, 2018 Kulicke paid $ 0.12 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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