Kulicke and Soffa Industries: Patience Will Be Needed As Things Have Changed

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  • FY2021 was a very good year for KLIC and its stock, but FY2022 is certain to be different and the stock seems to have taken notice.
  • KLIC grew EPS by more than 500% and trades at comparatively low valuations, but the stock is struggling for several reasons heading into 2022.
  • Sentiment seems to have turned against KLIC with a rise in short interest and insider selling may have only emboldened the shorts.
  • Long KLIC is still worth pursuing with multiples where they are, but patience will be needed as the road ahead could be a bumpy one.

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The year 2021 is almost certain to end up as a year for the record books for Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC). The stock, though, has started to stumble with the year coming to a close. The

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