Noticeable Stocks to Watch: Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ:XPER) & Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC)

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Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ:XPER)

Xperi Corp. is a product and technology licensing company which manufactures semiconductors and related products. Its technologies and intellectual property are deployed, in areas such as premium audio, computational imaging, computer vision, mobile computing and communications, memory, data storage, 3D semiconductor interconnect and packaging. Xperi Corporation, formerly known as Tessera Holding Corporation, is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ:XPER)’s Financial Overview

Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ) surged 2.37% yesterday to close its trading session at $22.02. The company has 1 year Price Target of $31.2. Xperi Corporation has 52-Week high of $24.25 and 52-Week Low of $12.08. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 24.25 and 52-Week Low on 12.08. The stock traded with the volume of 427217 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.08 Billion.

Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.63/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.54/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.09 a share with a surprise factor of 16.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 4.33 Percent, SMA50 of 16.42 Percent and SMA200 of 28.38 percent. Xperi Corporation has P/S value of 3.28 while its P/B value stands at 1.99. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -6.7 percent, Return on Equity of -14.3 percent and Return on Investment of -3.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 96.5 percent and -17 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 0 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 5 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Xperi Corp have a median target of 30.00, with a high estimate of 36.00 and a low estimate of 23.00. The median estimate represents a +36.24% increase from the last price of 22.02.

Xperi Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 02/20/2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 1 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.15. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.77.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC)

Kulicke & Soffa is a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and electronic assembly solutions supporting the global automotive, consumer, communications, computing and industrial segments. As a pioneer in the semiconductor space, 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 and organic development, adding advanced packaging, electronics assembly, wedge bonding and a broader range of expendable tools to its core offerings. Combined with its extensive expertise in process technology and focus on development, K&S is well positioned to help customers meet the challenges of packaging and assembling the next-generation of electronic devices.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC)’s Financial Outlook

The 5 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc have a median target of 28.50, with a high estimate of 32.00 and a low estimate of 22.00. The median estimate represents a +28.49% increase from the last price of 22.18.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.5. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.59% and closed its last trading session at $22.18. The company has the market capitalization of $1.48 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $28.69 and 52-Week low of $17.4. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 28.69 and 52-Week low on 17.40. The company has volume of 382575 shares. The company has a total of 66.94 Million shares outstanding.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.25/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.2/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.05. This shows a surprise factor of 25 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 9.42 percent. Beta for Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. stands at 1.18 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.84. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.79%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.04%%.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.78%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 7.37 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.68%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 11.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 15.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 16.8% with Gross margin of 46.5 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 17.1% and 16.1% respectively.

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