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Kulicke & Soffa Industries Financial Strength

: 9 (As of Mar. 2022)
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Kulicke & Soffa Industries has the Financial Strength Rank of 9. It shows strong financial strength and is unlikely to fall into distressed situations.

Good Sign:

Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc shows strong financial strength.

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors:

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 1,333.41. Kulicke & Soffa Industries's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 0.03. As of today, Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Altman Z-Score is 7.45.


Competitive Comparison

For the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials subindustry, Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Kulicke & Soffa Industries Financial Strength Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Financial Strength falls into.



Kulicke & Soffa Industries Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Interest Expense for the months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-0 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Mar. 2022 was $129 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $35 Mil.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Mar. 2022 )/Interest Expense (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=-1*129.341/-0.097
=1,333.41

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

Good Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies interest coverage is at least 5. Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc has enough cash to cover all of its debt. Its financial situation is stable.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Mar. 2022 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(4.932 + 34.688) / 1537.128
=0.03

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries has a Z-score of 7.45, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 7.45 is strong.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Kulicke & Soffa Industries  (NAS:KLIC) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries has the Financial Strength Rank of 9. It shows strong financial strength and is unlikely to fall into distressed situations.


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Kulicke & Soffa Industries Business Description

Kulicke & Soffa Industries logo
Industry
Technology » Semiconductors NAICS : 334413 SIC : 3674
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
23A Serangoon North Avenue 5, No 01-01, K and S Corporate Headquarters, Singapore, SGP, 554369
Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc is a United States-based company that is principally engaged in designing, manufacturing, and selling capital equipment and expendable tools that are used for assembling semiconductor devices. The company operates through two core segments: Capital equipment, which produces and sells a series of ball bonders, wafer-level bonders, wedge bonders, APS which produces and offers various expendable tools designed for multiple semiconductor packaging applications. The Capital equipment segment contributes the majority of total revenue. The company generates the majority of its total revenue from the overseas market, mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.
Executives
Wong Nelson Munpun officer: Senior Vice President 23A, SERANGOON NORTH AVE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Drake Stephen Ray officer: Vice President 23A SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Chen Fusen Ernie director, officer: President and CEO 1005 VIRGINIA DRIVE FORT WASHINGTON PA 19034
Wong Lester A officer: Chief Financial Officer 23A, SERANGOON NORTH AVE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Chong Chan Pin officer: Executive Vice President 23A SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Soloveizik Zamir Shai officer: Vice President 23A SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5, #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Milzcik Gregory F director 1005 VIRGINIA DRIVE FORT WASHINGTON PA 19034
Yeo Mui Sung director 23A, SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Lim Chin Hu director 23A, SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Kong Peter T M director KULICKE AND SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC. 1005 VIRGINIA DRIVE FT. WASHINGTON PA 19034
Richardson David Jeffrey director LSI LOGIC CORP 1621 BARBER LANE MILPITAS CA 95035
Pierce Garrett E director 21839 ATLANTIC BLVD DULLES VA 20166
Bachman Brian R director 1005 VIRGINIA DRIVE FORT WASHINGTON PA 19034
Sood Deepak officer: Vice President 23A, SERANGOON NORTH AVENUE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369
Hoang Hoang officer: Executive Vice President 23A SERANGOON NORTH AVE 5 #01-01 SINGAPORE U0 554369

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