Menta Capital Llc bought 48,350 shares as the company's stock rose 3.94% with the market.
Finisar Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 14 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 9.93% of shares outstanding. Kulicke and Soffa Industries has a 12 month low of $11.29 and a 12 month high of $23.00. The stock declined 0.70% or $0.15 reaching $21.36 on the news.
Short traders are feeling a little more bullish on the company recently as indicated by the motion in short interest. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. will post $1.39 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Mngmt, Alberta - Canada-based fund reported 15,600 shares.
Kirr Marbach & Company Llc increased its stake in Extended Stay America Inc (STAY) by 26.98% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Forest Hill Capital Llc holds 183,641 shares with $2.93 million value, up from 139,500 last quarter. The company has market cap of $1.54 billion. Prudential Pcl invested in 30,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC) has risen 2.30% since July 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 291.95% the S&P500. Pelch Steven J. sold $496,277 worth of stock or 7,839 shares. The target implies a 10.85% spike from where the shares are now trading. Its down 0.18, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 14 investors sold STAY shares while 34 reduced holdings.
Awm Investment Company Inc. holds 0.5% of its portfolio in Aehr Test Systems for 1.05 million shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt holds 284 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Retail Bank Of America De invested in 1.09M shares. Synovus Fincl reported 17,915 shares stake.
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) trading capacity remained 2.62 million shares during the last session. Eubel Brady And Suttman Asset Management Incorporated holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Emerson Electric Co. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0.01% in Extended Stay America Inc (NYSE:STAY). Kennametal Inc Com (NYSE:KMT) was reduced too. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries by 441.6% in the first quarter. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 63% are positive. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 25 by Roth Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by Wunderlich given on Thursday, May 26. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Monday, August 3 to "Outperform". BB&T Capital initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 28 by Deutsche Bank.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) opened at 21.54 on Tuesday. Therefore 22% are positive. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had 4 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to "Hold" on Friday, November 18. As per Thursday, August 6, the company rating was downgraded by Argus Research.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.37, from 1.4 in 2016Q3. 27 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes.
The share price of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had a net margin of 12.19% and a return on equity of 10.59%. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 213,551 shares. Caxton Associate Limited Partnership accumulated 64,109 shares. Principal Fincl Group Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) for 915,078 shares. Princeton Alpha Lp stated it has 0.05% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 1,087,890 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $22,107,000 after buying an additional 1,055,694 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in Kulicke and Soffa Industries by 27.8% in the fourth quarter. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 56,839 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Zacks: Brokerages Expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc". (NASDAQ:KLIC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Kulicke & Soffa: Is CEO Fusen Chen Prepping Another Acquisition Or Merger?" on January 08, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc". Capital Inv Counsel, a North Carolina-based fund reported 55,765 shares.
Since February 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $795,815 activity. BACHMAN BRIAN R sold $100,000 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. Train Michael H. had sold 10,374 shares worth $642,937.
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