Kulicke & Soffa

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

Singapore, SG
Size (employees)
2,389 (est)
Kulicke & Soffa was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore, SG

Kulicke & Soffa Office Locations

Kulicke & Soffa has offices in Singapore, Fort Washington, Santa Ana, Alpharetta and in 6 other locations
Singapore, SG (HQ)
23 A 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 )
Eindhoven, NL
32 Hooge Zijde
Berg, CH
52 Andhauserstrasse
Kassel, DE
87 Miramstraße
Nürnberg, DE
15 Lina Ammon Straße
Alpharetta, US
260 1225 Old Alpharetta Rd
Santa Ana, US
200 1821 E Dyer Rd
Fort Washington, US
1005 Virginia Dr

Kulicke & Soffa Data and Metrics

Kulicke & Soffa Financial Metrics

Kulicke & Soffa's revenue was reported to be $627.2 m in FY, 2016 which is a 17% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

627.2 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

286.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

47.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

52.5 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

1.6 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (01-Oct-2016)

547.9 m
Kulicke & Soffa's current market capitalization is $1.6 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


534.9 m568.6 m536.5 m627.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

288 m295 m277.4 m340.5 m

Gross profit

246.9 m273.6 m259.1 m286.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %



65.8 m77 m37.3 m52.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

883 k1.2 m1.6 m3.3 m

Net Income

59.4 m63 m50.6 m47.1 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


521.8 m588 m498.6 m547.9 m

Accounts Receivable


24 m15.1 m16.9 m15.3 m

Current Assets

754.4 m837.7 m707.4 m780.9 m


47.5 m52.8 m53.2 m50.3 m


41.5 m41.5 m81.3 m81.3 m

Total Assets

863 m944.4 m904.5 m982.4 m

Accounts Payable

37 m35.1 m25.5 m41.8 m

Current Liabilities

77.4 m81.4 m73.9 m118.6 m

Retained Earnings

405.5 m450 m

Total Equity

716.7 m789.2 m771.9 m806.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.2 x1.2 x1.2 x1.2 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

59.4 m63 m50.6 m47.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

18.5 m13.5 m19 m16.2 m

Accounts Receivable


(2.4 m)8.9 m493 k1.6 m

Accounts Payable

(32.8 m)34.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

94.8 m82.5 m87.9 m68.4 m

Purchases of PP&E

(17.2 m)(10.1 m)(10.3 m)(6.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(15.1 m)(16 m)(94.1 m)(5.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.7 m(164 k)(84.5 m)(14.5 m)

Interest Paid

1 m1.2 m1.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

8.4 m4.6 m5.2 m10 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


264.3 k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x

Kulicke & Soffa Market Value History

Kulicke & Soffa Median Salaries

Source: 34 public H-1B filings from Kulicke & Soffa

Kulicke & Soffa Company Life and Culture

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