Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc

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KLIC : NASDAQ : Technology
$20.54 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 508100.0
02/17/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 6.04 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 8.67% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)149.64108.53
EBITDA ($mil)21.234.25
EBIT ($mil)17.280.2
Net Income ($mil)15.58-0.09

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)577.43492.94
Total Assets ($mil)992.76884.09
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)820.47755.01

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin47.2748.65
EBITDA Margin14.183.91
Operating Margin11.550.18
Sales Turnover0.670.61
Return on Assets6.324.83
Return on Equity7.655.65
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio6.899.58
Interest Expense0.260.27
Interest Coverage65.960.72

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)70.9470.5
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share11.5710.71
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume516605.0294629.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.92 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.77 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.36. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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KLIC 22.94 Peers 27.92   KLIC 15.88 Peers 16.24

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

KLIC is trading at a discount to its peers.


Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

KLIC is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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KLIC 16.60 Peers 20.11   KLIC 0.35 Peers 1.64

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

KLIC is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

KLIC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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KLIC 1.77 Peers 4.36   KLIC 58.92 Peers 0.99

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

KLIC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

KLIC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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KLIC 2.17 Peers 4.74   KLIC 24.31 Peers 18.87

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

KLIC is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

KLIC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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