Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc

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KLIC : NASDAQ : Technology
$22.56 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 650600.0
07/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.76 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 12.02% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)199.61156.4
EBITDA ($mil)36.5515.91
EBIT ($mil)32.7211.76
Net Income ($mil)29.045.09


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)574.2481.99
Total Assets ($mil)1074.07934.98
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)854.65762.91


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin46.3946.12
EBITDA Margin18.310.17
Operating Margin16.397.52
Sales Turnover0.660.59
Return on Assets8.074.26
Return on Equity10.145.22
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio5.496.4
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.260.28
Interest Coverage125.3542.59


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)70.9770.38
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.40.07
Book value / share12.0410.84
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume654979.0539527.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.42 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.87 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.54. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLIC 18.47 Peers 27.42   KLIC 14.16 Peers 22.33

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

KLIC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLIC 15.54 Peers 22.96   KLIC 0.17 Peers 1.33

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

KLIC is trading at a significant discount to 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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
KLIC 1.87 Peers 5.54   KLIC 130.18 Peers 35.24

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLIC 2.25 Peers 5.35   KLIC 29.66 Peers 26.09

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 exceeds its peers.

 

 

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