Kulicke & Soffa Industries IncFind Ratings Reports
KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 5.72 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.48% 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||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||145.84||119.17|
|Net Income ($mil)||10.33||9.83|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||547.91||498.61|
|Total Assets ($mil)||982.44||904.47|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.29||50.65|
|Return on Assets||4.79||5.59|
|Return on Equity||5.84||6.56|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||70.42||71.24|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||11.45||10.84|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||324955.0||289231.0|
BUY. KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 30.16 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.37. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.40 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.18. 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.
|KLIC 23.93||Peers 30.16||KLIC 16.50||Peers 17.71|
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.
|KLIC 19.20||Peers 18.33||KLIC NA||Peers 2.53|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
|KLIC 1.40||Peers 4.18||KLIC 1.51||Peers 22.14|
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.
|KLIC 1.80||Peers 4.46||KLIC 16.91||Peers 10.64|
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.