Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc

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KLIC : NASDAQ : Technology
$12.56 | %
Today's Range: 12.48 - 12.73
Avg. Daily Volume: 313,400
07/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 5.57 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.66% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)156.4145.23
EBITDA ($mil)15.9114.96
EBIT ($mil)11.769.95
Net Income ($mil)5.097.93


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)481.99528.78
Total Assets ($mil)934.98977.28
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.84
Equity ($mil)762.91800.24


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin46.1248.77
EBITDA Margin10.1710.29
Operating Margin7.526.85
Sales Turnover0.590.64
Return on Assets4.267.33
Return on Equity5.228.95
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio6.48.0
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.280.32
Interest Coverage42.5931.49


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)70.3876.82
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.070.1
Book value / share10.8410.42
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume319863.0439776.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 35.97 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.16 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.20. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. 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 23.64 Peers 35.97   KLIC 21.33 Peers 26.17

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 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 14.57 Peers 18.96   KLIC 1.98 Peers 2.94

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 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 1.16 Peers 4.20   KLIC -42.40 Peers -6.14

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.

 

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

However, KLIC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLIC 1.61 Peers 4.88   KLIC -12.61 Peers 4.47

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.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

KLIC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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