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KU1

Kulicke and Soffa Industries DB:KU1 Stock Report

Last Price

US$47.43

Market Cap

US$3.0b

7D

0.1%

1Y

10.3%

Updated

20 Apr, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
KU1 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends2/6

KU1 Stock Overview

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kulicke and Soffa Industries
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$47.43
52 Week HighUS$65.00
52 Week LowUS$36.00
Beta1.26
1 Month Change-13.77%
3 Month Change-4.00%
1 Year Change10.29%
3 Year Change124.23%
5 Year Change137.40%
Change since IPO26.47%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

KU1DE SemiconductorDE Market
7D0.1%4.7%2.0%
1Y10.3%-13.8%-8.6%

Return vs Industry: KU1 exceeded the German Semiconductor industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KU1 exceeded the German Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KU1's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KU1 volatility
KU1 Average Weekly Movement6.6%
Semiconductor Industry Average Movement7.5%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market10.6%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market3.4%

Stable Share Price: KU1 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KU1's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19512,854Fusen Ernie Chenhttps://www.kns.com

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates through two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The company manufactures and sells advanced displays; die-transfer, flip-chip, and TCB advanced packaging products; ball bonder, die-attach, electronics assembly, lithography, wafer-level bonder, and wedge bonder products; consumables, such as capillaries, dicing blades, and wedge bonds; and auto offline programming, KNet PLUS, and new product introduction/manufacturing execution system software products.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Fundamentals Summary

How do Kulicke and Soffa Industries's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KU1 fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$3.24b
Earnings (TTM)US$452.40m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.71b

7.2x

P/E Ratio

1.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KU1 income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.71b
Cost of RevenueUS$911.96m
Gross ProfitUS$798.74m
Other ExpensesUS$346.33m
EarningsUS$452.40m

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 01, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)7.26
Gross Margin46.69%
Net Profit Margin26.45%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did KU1 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.3%

Current Dividend Yield

8%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Kulicke and Soffa Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KU1 (€47.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€442.02)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KU1 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KU1 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.2x) compared to the German Semiconductor industry average (24.1x).

PE vs Market: KU1 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.2x) compared to the German market (18.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: KU1's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KU1 is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the DE Semiconductor industry average (3x).


Future Growth

How is Kulicke and Soffa Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

-12.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KU1's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.5% per year).

Earnings vs Market: KU1's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: KU1's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KU1's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KU1's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.5% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if KU1's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Kulicke and Soffa Industries performed over the past 5 years?

35.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KU1 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KU1's current net profit margins (26.4%) are higher than last year (11.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KU1's earnings have grown significantly by 35.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KU1's earnings growth over the past year (421.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (35.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: KU1 earnings growth over the past year (421.2%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry 115.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: KU1's Return on Equity (37.5%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Kulicke and Soffa Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KU1's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($343.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: KU1's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($153.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KU1 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: KU1 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1.9%.

Debt Coverage: KU1 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: KU1 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Kulicke and Soffa Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.31%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KU1's dividend (1.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.32%).

High Dividend: KU1's dividend (1.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.91%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, KU1 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: KU1's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (8.1%), KU1's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (13.4%), KU1's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Fusen Ernie Chen (62 yo)

5.5yrs

Tenure

US$6,351,696

Compensation

Dr. Fusen Ernie Chen, Ph D., has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. since October 31, 2016. Dr. Chen served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Fusen Ernie's total compensation ($USD6.35M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.04M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Fusen Ernie's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KU1's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KU1's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: KU1 insiders have bought and sold the same number of shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
  • Ticker: KU1
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1951
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Implied Market Cap: US$3.237b
  • Listing Market Cap: US$2.982b
  • Shares outstanding: 62.30m
  • Website: https://www.kns.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
  • No. 01-01, 23A Serangoon North Avenue 5
  • Singapore
  • 554369
  • Singapore

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/04/20 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/04/19 00:00
Earnings2022/01/01
Annual Earnings2021/10/02


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.