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Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) has 2 splits in our KLIC split history database. The first split for KLIC took place on July 31, 1995. This was a 2 for 1 split, meaning for each share of KLIC owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 2 shares. For example, a 1000 share position pre-split, became a 2000 share position following the split. KLIC's second split took place on August 01, 2000. This was a 2 for 1 split, meaning for each share of KLIC owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 2 shares. For example, a 2000 share position pre-split, became a 4000 share position following the split.
When a company such as Kulicke and Soffa Industries splits its shares, the market capitalization before and after the split takes place remains stable, meaning the shareholder now owns more shares but each are valued at a lower price per share. Often, however, a lower priced stock on a per-share basis can attract a wider range of buyers. If that increased demand causes the share price to appreciate, then the total market capitalization rises post-split. This does not always happen, however, often depending on the underlying fundamentals of the business.
Looking at the KLIC split history from start to finish, an original position size of 1000 shares would have turned into 4000 today. Below, we examine the compound annual growth rate — CAGR for short — of an investment into Kulicke and Soffa Industries shares, starting with a $10,000 purchase of KLIC, presented on a split-history-adjusted basis factoring in the complete KLIC split history.
Growth of $10,000.00
With Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||13.93%|
Growth of $10,000.00
Without Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||13.91%|
|About Kulicke and Soffa Industries|
|Kulicke and Soffa Industries designs, manufactures and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. In addition, Co. has a portfolio of equipment that is used to assemble components onto electronic circuit boards. Co. also services, maintains, repairs and upgrades its equipment. Co.'s customers primarily consist of semiconductor device manufacturers, integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers and automotive electronics suppliers. Co. operates two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services. According to our KLIC split history records, Kulicke and Soffa Industries has had 2 splits.|
|KLIC Split History Table|
|07/31/1995||2 for 1|
|08/01/2000||2 for 1|
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