Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC)


In the last earnings report the EPS was $1.19 with 71.10M shares now outstanding.

The stock increased 0.38% or $0.09 on November 10, reaching $23.61.

About 42,982 shares traded. Fanhua Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:FANH) has risen 24.93% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.35 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, August 15th that permits the company to repurchase $100.00 million in outstanding shares.

David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now. and Kulicke & Soffa Industries wasn't one of them! This repurchase authorization permits the semiconductor company to repurchase up to 7.4% of its stock through open market purchases. About 1,203 shares traded.

Analysts expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has risen 89.78% since November 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.23% the S&P500. Therefore 67% are positive. A beta of less than 1 means that the security will be less volatile than the market. As per Thursday, August 6, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with "Buy" on Thursday, June 29. Voya Invest Management Limited holds 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.

Traders are a little more bullish on shares of Kulicke and Soffa lately if you look at the fall in short interest.

-Earnings (Q4): $36.58 Mln. vs. $10.33 Mln. past year. Royce & Associates LP raised its holdings in shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries by 40.3% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 116,800 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in Q2 2017.

ATR stands at 0.57 while Beta factor of the stock stands at 1.36. 39 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. Sigma Invest Mngmt holds 10,319 shares. 58,219 were reported by Rhumbline Advisers. (NASDAQ:KLIC) to report earnings on November, 21. Seizert Prns Ltd Llc, Michigan-based fund reported 158,177 shares.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc". (NASDAQ: KLIC) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of 17.10% in the current trading session to trade at $27.74. 50,949 are owned by Raymond James Assocs. Moreover, Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 0.01% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Corp reported 95,000 shares. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 14,945 shares. 2,231 are held by Manufacturers Life Insurance The. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Hutchin Hill Cap Lp owns 36,800 shares or 0.02% of their United States portfolio.

The Stock has Weekly volatility of 3.00% and monthly volatility of 2.51%.

Shares in Home Depot held steady while those in off-price retailer TJX dipped after quarterly reports that bore the impact of a violent USA hurricane season.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 82 investors sold NKE shares while 439 reduced holdings. 994.42 million shares or 3.48% less from 1.03 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Assetmark stated it has 327 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wagner Bowman Management holds 49,744 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Communications owns 112,315 shares. Net income came in at $36.6 million, or $0.51 per share. Susquehanna Intl Llp accumulated 643,403 shares. They expect $0.36 EPS, up 140.00% or $0.21 from last year's $0.15 per share. Days to cover decreased from 2.0 to 2.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.01% on October 13. Mirae Asset Global Investments Com owns 0.07% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) for 70,581 shares. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 77,194 shares or 0% of the stock. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). The New York-based Manning Napier Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY).

Among 44 analysts covering Nike Inc. Craig Hallum maintained it with "Buy" rating and $2300 target in Wednesday, August 9 report. Therefore 55% are positive. TrueCar had 35 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, September 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Brean Capital to "Hold". The company's distance from 52-week high price is 13.34% and while current price is 99.07% from 52-week low price. The stock of TrueCar Inc (NASDAQ:TRUE) has "Underweight" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Friday, April 7 by Wood. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by JMP Securities given on Friday, February 19. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was reinitiated by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral".



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