Kulicke & Soffa Industries Earnings Preview
Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NAS: KLIC) will try to beat its earnings estimates for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, Nov. 10. Kulicke & Soffa Industries designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools used to assemble semiconductor devices, including integrated circuits, high- and low-powered discrete devices, LEDs, and power modules.
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts are bullish on this stock with two analysts rating it as a buy and only one rating it as a sell. Analysts don't like Kulicke & Soffa Industries as much as competitor Rudolph Technologies overall. Analysts' rating of Kulicke & Soffa Industries has stayed constant from three months prior.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $164.3 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 36.6% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.27 per share. Estimates range from $0.25 to $0.28.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 96.9% assigning it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 94.5% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Kulicke & Soffa Industries, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 94 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Kulicke & Soffa Industries' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Kulicke & Soffa Industries' profit has risen year over year by an average of more than threefold over the past five quarters.
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