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
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.260.27
Interest Coverage65.960.72


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)70.9470.5
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.220.0
Book value / share11.5710.71
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume516605.0294629.0

Valuation


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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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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