Kulicke Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

KLIC -- USA Stock  

USD 22.99  0.28  1.23%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Kulicke and Soffa Industries is 'Strong 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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0611, jensen alpha of (0.023336), total risk alpha of (0.36), sortino ratio of 0.0023 and treynor ratio of 0.1416
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 11.85X, 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

Kulicke Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.18Value At Risk3.24
Potential Upside3.94Standard Deviation2.22
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6.6 M132.9 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares5.7 M116.4 M
Principal Financial Group IncCommon Shares4.2 M84.8 M
Royce Associates LpCommon Shares4.1 M83.2 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares3.5 M71.3 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares2.6 M53.7 M
Alliancebernstein LpCommon Shares2.6 M53.6 M

Kulicke Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.17
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0022

Kulicke Volatility Alert

Kulicke and Soffa Industries currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.1. It has Information Ratio of 0.0 and Jensen Alpha of -0.02. 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 Equity15.59% (15.17)%
Return On Asset7.70% (15.64)%
Profit Margin16.06% (5.50)%
Operating Margin19.34% (10.91)%
Current Valuation883.31M152.14B
Shares Outstanding66.14M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.60% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions91.65% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted1.78M3.24M
Price to Earning11.85X40.69X
Price to Book1.76X14.44X
Price to Sales1.80X17.81X
Gross Profit409.44M21.75B
Net Income133.72M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents632.43M3.89B
Cash per Share9.56X5.17X
Total Debt15M7.36B
Debt to Equity1.70% 0.72%
Current Ratio6.58X3.30X
Book Value Per Share12.90X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations78.37M1.25B
Short Ratio2.76X2.09X
Earnings Per Share1.92X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.34X1.22X
Number of Employees2.68K10.67K
Market Capitalization1.5B29.78B
Total Asset982.44M126.86B
Retained Earnings449.98M38.24B
Working Capital662.35M3.58B
Current Asset780.94M36.8B
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Kulicke Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price28.50
Target Mean Price27.90
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price32.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price22.00
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