Kulicke Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

KLIC -- USA Stock  

USD 21.24  0.38  1.82%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Kulicke and Soffa Industries is 'Cautious 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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Analyst Consensus

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a mean deviation of 1.99, semi deviation of 2.45, standard deviation of 2.86, variance of 8.15, downside variance of 7.24 and semi variance of 6.0
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 21.81 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 Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.023646Value At Risk2.99
Potential Upside3.69Standard Deviation2.86
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6.6 M156.7 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares5.8 M138.4 M
Royce Associates LpCommon Shares4.7 M111.5 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares3.5 M84.6 M
Principal Financial Group IncCommon Shares3 M70.4 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares2.6 M62.6 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares2.6 M61.9 M

Kulicke Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.1
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0326

Kulicke Volatility Alert

Kulicke and Soffa Industries currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.69. It has Information Ratio of 0.03 and Jensen Alpha of 0.01. 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 Equity7.71 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.73 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin7.42 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin22.13 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation798.9 M152.14 B
Shares Outstanding67.57 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.82 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions87.59 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted968.68 K3.24 M
Price to Earning21.81 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.60 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.53 times17.81 times
Revenue920.19 M9.85 B
Gross Profit382.09 M21.75 B
EBITDA203.6 M1.41 B
Net Income68.27 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents620.69 M3.89 B
Cash per Share9.19 times5.17 times
Total Debt15.44 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity1.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio5.02 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share12.97 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations121.73 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.64 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.95 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.79 times1.22 times
Number of Employees3.11 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization1.41 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
   Kulicke exotic insider transaction detected [view details]

Kulicke Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Over 88.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On September 26, 2018 Kulicke paid $ 0.12 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from www.fairfieldcurrent.com: Bank of America Corp DE Has 4.21 Million Holdings in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.

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Kulicke Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price31.60
Target Mean Price31.16
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price35.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price25.00
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