Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ: KLIC) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor assembly equipment. As one of the pioneers of the industry, K&S has provided customers with market leading packaging solutions for decades. In recent years K&S has expanded its product offerings through strategic acquisitions, adding die bonding, wedge bonding and a broader range of expendable tools to its core ball bonding products. Kulicke & Soffa, incorporated in 1951 and comprising of approximately 2,200 employees worldwide, provides equipment and tools that are used in the production of a wide range of semiconductor devices. Our customers produce the "chips" that drive the information economy and enable products such as computers, smart phones, media tablets, LED TVs, and pacemakers.
Through the use of all of our resources, primarily the incredibly talented and skilled members of our leadership team and our workforce, we are able to effectively and continuously market our products and services to both contract manufacturers and integrated device manufacturers for a wide range of applications. We offer a diverse and comprehensive array of solutions suited to any potential need of all potential customers across the globe. We are a customer centric organization with a proven track record of delivering innovative, high quality and cost effective products.
There are few awards that are as prestigious as the ones received by various manufacturers every year in the electronics realm, and we have accepted a few that prove our strategies for success are firmly set in place.
APA 2008 Best New Product Award
The K&S IConn High Performance Ball Bonder won the 2008 Advanced Packaging Award in the category of Best New Prodct in Wire Bonding Equipment and Materials
APA 2006 Best New Product Award The K&S Maxµm Ultra High Performance Ball Bonder won the 2008 Advanced Packaging Award in the category of Best New Prodct in Wire Bonding Equipment and Materials

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Type
Public
HQ
Singapore, SG
Founded
1951
Size (employees)
2,778 (est)+17%
Website
kns.com
Kulicke & Soffa was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore, SG
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Kulicke & Soffa Office Locations

Kulicke & Soffa has offices in Singapore, Fort Washington, Santa Ana, Alpharetta and in 6 other locations
Singapore, SG (HQ)
23A Serangoon North Ave 5
Suzhou Shi, CN
Su Zhou Gong Ye Yuan Qu Guo Ji Huo Yun You Xian Gong Si ( Su Hong Zhong Lu )
Kassel, DE
87 Miramstraße
Nürnberg, DE
15 Lina-Ammon-Straße
Eindhoven, NL
32 Hooge Zijde
Berg, CH
52 Andhauserstrasse
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Kulicke & Soffa Financials and Metrics

Kulicke & Soffa Financials

Kulicke & Soffa's revenue was reported to be $809.04 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

213.7 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

99 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

46.3%

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

38.6 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.6 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

22.5

Cash (30-Dec-2017)

390.7 m
Kulicke & Soffa's current market capitalization is $1.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

534.9 m568.6 m536.5 m627.2 m809 m

Revenue growth, %

6%(6%)17%

Cost of goods sold

288 m295 m277.4 m340.5 m434 m

Gross profit

246.9 m273.6 m259.1 m286.7 m375 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

180.5 m107.4 m145.2 m164.6 m156.4 m216.4 m149.6 m199.6 m213.7 m

Cost of goods sold

95.4 m52.7 m76.7 m87.1 m86.8 m116.4 m81.3 m109.3 m114.7 m

Gross profit

85.2 m54.7 m68.6 m77.6 m69.6 m100 m68.3 m90.3 m99 m

Gross profit Margin, %

47%51%47%47%45%46%46%45%46%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

521.8 m588 m498.6 m547.9 m392.4 m

Accounts Receivable

699 k

Inventories

24 m15.1 m16.9 m87.3 m122 m

Current Assets

754.4 m837.7 m707.4 m780.9 m953.4 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

597.5 m622.6 m527.1 m475.9 m482 m516.1 m577.4 m435.2 m390.7 m

Inventories

53.9 m51.9 m76.5 m78.3 m79.8 m89.6 m83.8 m98.7 m106.7 m

Current Assets

831.6 m822.5 m774 m748.6 m740.8 m795.3 m793.7 m859.3 m953.3 m

PP&E

52.2 m52.8 m52.2 m51.9 m51.3 m50.2 m49.6 m65.7 m71.7 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

59.4 m63 m50.6 m47.1 m112 m

Depreciation and Amortization

18.5 m13.5 m19 m16.2 m16.3 m

Inventories

(2.4 m)8.9 m493 k(16.3 m)(47.4 m)

Accounts Payable

(32.8 m)34.1 m51.4 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

33.7 m15.8 m40.8 m5 m36.8 m44.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

10 m3.6 m8.6 m14 m8.2 m12.2 m3.9 m7.8 m4.5 m

Inventories

(17.9 m)(2.9 m)(8.2 m)(11.1 m)(4.8 m)(15.4 m)2.3 m(17.6 m)13.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

84.2 m46.4 m48.6 m48.3 m(979 k)34.5 m30 m50.3 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

76.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Kulicke & Soffa Operating Metrics

Kulicke & Soffa's Backlog was reported to be $52.5m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog

$79.10 m$87.20 m$52.50 m
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