Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC) Analysts See $0.51 EPS; SB Financial Group (SBFG) SI Increased By 195%

July 17, 2017 - By Darrin Black

SB Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:SBFG) had an increase of 195% in short interest. SBFG’s SI was 5,900 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 195% from 2,000 shares previously. With 4,700 avg volume, 1 days are for SB Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:SBFG)’s short sellers to cover SBFG’s short positions. The SI to SB Financial Group Incorporated’s float is 0.15%. About 784 shares traded. SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG) has risen 63.81% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.11% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) to report $0.51 EPS on August, 2 before the open.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 13.33% from last quarter’s $0.45 EPS. KLIC’s profit would be $36.85 million giving it 10.99 P/E if the $0.51 EPS is correct. After having $0.40 EPS previously, Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.’s analysts see 27.50% EPS growth. About 245,542 shares traded. Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has risen 89.78% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 73.08% the S&P500.

Since February 22, 2017, it had 4 insider buys, and 0 sales for $6,813 activity. $1,943 worth of SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG) shares were bought by CARTER GEORGE W. Another trade for 100 shares valued at $1,835 was bought by MARTIN WILLIAM G.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.5 in Q4 2016. Its up 2.33, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 2 investors sold SB Financial Group Inc shares while 0 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 1.89 million shares or 122.61% more from 847,154 shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Texas-based Dimensional Fund L P has invested 0% in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG). Cutler Mgmt Lc has invested 0.14% in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG). Huntington Bancorp has 0% invested in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG). Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 1,150 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 9,100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sei Investments has invested 0% in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG). Wellington Mngmt Group Llp accumulated 144,498 shares. Moreover, First Manhattan has 0% invested in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG) for 33,931 shares. Moreover, Pinnacle Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG). Deutsche Financial Bank Ag invested in 7,000 shares. Gendell Jeffrey L stated it has 239,619 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. Vanguard Gp Inc reported 0% stake. Tower Rech Capital Limited Liability Company (Trc) accumulated 185 shares or 0% of the stock. Blackrock Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0% in SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG). Bridgeway Capital Management Incorporated owns 57,352 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

SB Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company. The company has market cap of $81.20 million. Through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, the Company is engaged in a range of activities, including commercial banking, item processing and wealth management services. It has a 13.17 P/E ratio. The Company’s subsidiaries include The State Bank and Trust Company , RFCBC, Inc. (RFCBC), Rurbanc Data Services, Inc. (doing business as RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI)), SBT Insurance, LLC (SBI) and Rurban Statutory Trust II (RST II).

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes and sells capital equipment and expendable tools, as well as services, maintains, repairs and upgrades equipment, all used to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. The Firm supplies a range of bonding equipment. It has a 18.48 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Equipment and Expendable Tools.

Among 2 analysts covering Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had 4 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research. Zacks upgraded Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) on Thursday, August 6 to “Sell” rating. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Buy”.

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