Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc (NASDAQ:KLIC) Big Money Quarterly Sentiment at 0.82

November 10, 2018 - By Rachel Eickhoff

Positions for Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc (NASDAQ:KLIC)

“Big money sentiment for Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc (NASDAQ:KLIC) in 2018 Q2 decreased to 0.82, according to SEC filings. So its down -0.06, from 2018Q1’s 0.88. 77 institutional investors opened new and increased positions, while 94 reduced and sold their equity positions in Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc so the sentiment has worsened. These funds own 53.80 million shares, that’s down from 54.78 million shares in 2018Q1. Funds holding Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc in top 10 changed to 2 from 3 for a decrease of 1. In total 28 funds closed positions, 66 reduced and 53 increased. Also 24 funds bought new Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc stakes.

Significant Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc Investors

Valueworks Llc owns 285,410 shares in Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc as of 2018 Q2. Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc’s shareholder Penbrook Management Llc owns 118,600 shares as of 2018 Q2. Further, Clearline Capital Lp reported 100,518 shares in Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc equivalent to 1.56% of its US long equity exposure. The Massachusetts-based fund Whale Rock Capital Management Llc have invested about 1.51% of the institutional investor’s stock portfolio in Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. The New York-based fund Olstein Capital Management L.P. looks positive on Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc, having 457,550 shares.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices.The firm is valued at $1.40 billion. It operates in two divisions, Equipment and Expendable Tools.The P/E ratio is 21.78. The Equipment segment makes and sells a line of ball bonders to connect very fine wires made of gold, silver alloy, or copper between the bond pads of the semiconductor devices or dies, and the leads on its package; wafer level bonders, which mechanically applies bumps to dies for some variants of the flip chip assembly process; and wedge bonders to connect semiconductor chips for the power packages, power hybrids, and automotive modules.

KLIC is hitting $20.78 during the last trading session, after decreased 2.99%.Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. has 549,778 shares volume, 0.89% up from normal. KLIC is uptrending and has moved 27.09% since November 10, 2017. KLIC outperformed the S&P 500 by 11.47%.

On November, 19 Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC)’s earnings release is expected by WallStreet, RTT reports. Last year’s EPS was $0.51, while now analysts expect change of 33.33 % down from current $0.34 EPS. KLIC’s profit could reach $22.97 million with 15.28 P/E in case $0.34 EPS is revealed. Last quarter $0.89 EPS was reported. Analysts predicts -61.80 % negative EPS growth this quarter.

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Comm reported 1,700 shs. Moreover, Grp has 0% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0% or 37,166 shs in its capital. Gotham Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.06% of its capital in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 91,394 shs. Engines Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation reported 150 shs stake. Clearline Lp accumulated 100,518 shs. Bailard reported 0.05% stake. The Connecticut-based Paloma Partners Com has invested 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Seizert Cap Limited Liability invested in 0.12% or 134,769 shs. 23,346 were reported by Globeflex Capital Limited Partnership. Geode Capital Mngmt Lc invested in 0% or 555,166 shs. Envestnet Asset Inc has invested 0% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Morgan Stanley stated it has 35,128 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Whale Rock Management Limited Liability invested in 2.21 million shs or 1.51% of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 31,000 shs.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. had 4 insider sales and 1 insider buy since June 5, 2018. This’s net activity of $539,367. On Friday, July 13 Sood Deepak sold $560,000 worth of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) or 20,000 shs. On Tuesday, June 5 Milzcik Gregory F bought $99,633 worth of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) or 4,185 shs.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) Ratings Coverage

In total 2 analysts cover Kulicke \u0026 Soffa Indus (NASDAQ:KLIC). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has 50% bullish analysts. 6 are the (NASDAQ:KLIC)’s ratings reports on 10 Nov 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. In Wednesday, June 27 report FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3600 target. The stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 11. On Thursday, August 2 the firm earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital. On Friday, May 11 the stock of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital. On Thursday, May 31 FBR Capital maintained Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) with “Buy” rating.

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