Kulicke & Soffa Industries IncFind Ratings Reports
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 ($mil)||149.64||108.53|
|Net Income ($mil)||15.58||-0.09|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||577.43||492.94|
|Total Assets ($mil)||992.76||884.09|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.27||48.65|
|Return on Assets||6.32||4.83|
|Return on Equity||7.65||5.65|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||70.94||70.5|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||11.57||10.71|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||516605.0||294629.0|
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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.