Kulicke & Soffa designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates in two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The Capital Equipment segment manufactures and sells a line of ball bonders, wafer level bonders, wedge bonders, advanced packaging, and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells various tools for a range of semiconductor packaging applications. The Company serves semiconductor device manufacturers, integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers, industrial manufacturers, and automotive electronics suppliers.

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TypePublic
HQSingapore, SG
Founded1951
Size (employees)3,109 (est)+12%
Websitekns.com
Kulicke & Soffa was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore, SG
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Key People/Management at Kulicke & Soffa

Fusen Chen

Fusen Chen

President & Chief Executive Officer
Hoang Huy Hoang

Hoang Huy Hoang

Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Aftermarket Products & Services Business Unit
Irene Lee

Irene Lee

Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Chief Quality Officer
Lester Wong

Lester Wong

Interim CFO (Finance, IT & Facilities), General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs
Nelson Wong

Nelson Wong

Senior Vice President, Ball Bonder Business Unit
Joyce Lim

Joyce Lim

Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Order Fulfillment
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Kulicke & Soffa Office Locations

Kulicke & Soffa has offices in Singapore, Santa Ana, Bangkok, Zhubei City and in 13 other locations
Singapore, (HQ)
23A Serangoon North Avenue 5 No. 01-01 K&S
Shanghai,
Building No. 4 No. 34 Alley 122, Chun Xiao Road Zhang Jiang Hi-Tech Park
Shenzhen,
Rm 2305 23 Floor Tiley Central Plaza (A Tower) Haide 3rd Road, Nanshan District
Suzhou,
255 Su Hong Mid Road Suzhou Industrial Park
Kassel,
87 Miramstraße
Nürnberg,
15 Lina-Ammon-Straße
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Kulicke & Soffa Financials and Metrics

Kulicke & Soffa Revenue

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Kulicke & Soffa's revenue was reported to be $889.12 m in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

889.1m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

409.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

46.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

56.7m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

166.6m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

1.4b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

20.8

Cash (29-Sep-2018)

320.6m
Kulicke & Soffa's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

534.9m568.6m536.5m627.2m809.0m889.1m

Revenue growth, %

6%(6%)17%29%

Cost of goods sold

288.0m295.0m284.5m346.2m426.9m479.7m

Gross profit

246.9m273.6m251.9m281.0m382.1m409.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

79.1m114.2m180.5m107.4m145.2m164.6m156.4m216.4m149.6m199.6m243.9m213.7m435.5m704.3m

Cost of goods sold

40.7m56.5m95.4m52.7m76.7m87.1m86.8m116.4m81.3m109.3m132.2m116.5m238.8m380.7m

Gross profit

38.4m57.7m85.2m54.7m68.6m77.6m69.6m100.0m68.3m90.3m111.7m97.2m196.6m323.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

48%50%47%51%47%47%45%46%46%45%46%45%45%46%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

521.8m588.0m498.6m423.9m392.4m320.6m

Accounts Receivable

130.5m198.5m

Prepaid Expenses

15.3m23.9m

Inventories

24.0m15.1m16.9m87.3m122.0m115.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

550.6m587.1m597.5m622.6m527.1m475.9m482.0m516.1m577.4m435.2m455.4m390.7m340.2m362.7m

Inventories

36.3m43.6m53.9m51.9m76.5m78.3m79.8m89.6m83.8m98.7m126.4m106.7m118.8m123.3m

Current Assets

728.0m760.2m831.6m822.5m774.0m748.6m740.8m795.3m793.7m859.3m959.5m953.3m995.8m1.0b

PP&E

52.5m53.4m52.2m52.8m52.2m51.9m51.3m50.2m49.6m65.7m66.2m71.7m75.6m76.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

59.4m63.0m51.9m48.5m126.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

18.5m13.5m19.0m16.2m16.3m

Inventories

(2.4m)8.9m(14.5m)(16.3m)(47.4m)

Accounts Payable

(34.1m)32.7m63.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(2.0m)7.1m33.7m15.8m40.8m5.0m36.8m44.6m75.4m27.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0m6.5m10.0m3.6m8.6m14.0m8.2m12.2m3.9m7.8m11.7m4.5m9.2m14.2m

Inventories

972.0k(7.4m)(17.9m)(2.9m)(8.2m)(11.1m)(4.8m)(15.4m)2.3m(17.6m)(46.4m)13.9m157.0k(5.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

37.2m78.3m84.2m46.4m48.6m48.3m(979.0k)34.5m30.0m68.2m50.3m57.1m93.8m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.3 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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Kulicke & Soffa Revenue Breakdown

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Kulicke & Soffa revenue breakdown by business segment: 19.4% from Aftermarket Products and Services and 80.6% from Capital Equipment

Kulicke & Soffa revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.9% from Malaysia, 9.1% from Korea, 16.6% from All Other, 7.1% from United States, 12.5% from Taiwan, 40.0% from China and 5.7% from Other

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Kulicke & Soffa Company Life and Culture

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Kulicke & Soffa Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kulicke & Soffa founded?

    Kulicke & Soffa was founded in 1951.

  • Who are Kulicke & Soffa key executives?

    Kulicke & Soffa's key executives are Fusen Chen, Hoang Huy Hoang and Irene Lee.

  • How many employees does Kulicke & Soffa have?

    Kulicke & Soffa has 3,109 employees.

  • What is Kulicke & Soffa revenue?

    Latest Kulicke & Soffa annual revenue is $889.1 m.

  • What is Kulicke & Soffa revenue per employee?

    Latest Kulicke & Soffa revenue per employee is $286 k.

  • Who are Kulicke & Soffa competitors?

    Competitors of Kulicke & Soffa include Besi, Axcelis and Amkor Technology.

  • Where is Kulicke & Soffa headquarters?

    Kulicke & Soffa headquarters is located at 23A Serangoon North Avenue 5 No. 01-01 K&S , Singapore.

  • Where are Kulicke & Soffa offices?

    Kulicke & Soffa has offices in Singapore, Santa Ana, Bangkok, Zhubei City and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kulicke & Soffa have?

    Kulicke & Soffa has 17 offices.