Analysts See $0.47 EPS for American Assets Trust, Inc. (AAT); Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) SI Increased By 35.35%

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc (NASDAQ:KLIC) had an increase of 35.35% in short interest. KLIC’s SI was 1.31M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 35.35% from 968,700 shares previously. With 619,800 avg volume, 2 days are for Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc (NASDAQ:KLIC)’s short sellers to cover KLIC’s short positions. The SI to Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc’s float is 1.98%. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $20.71. About 49,382 shares traded. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has declined 20.28% since January 9, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.28% the S&P500. Some Historical KLIC News: 17/05/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Notifies Investors of an Investigation Concerning Possible Violations of Federal Securities Laws by Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc; 10/05/2018 – KULICKE & SOFFA UNABLE TO FILE 10-Q ON INTERNAL INVESTIGATION; 10/04/2018 – New Research Coverage Highlights Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A, Superior Uniform Group, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Tele; 14/05/2018 – Rubric Capital Buys New 1.2% Position in Kulicke & Soffa; 31/05/2018 – Kulicke & Soffa Finalizes Second Quarter 2018 Results; 22/05/2018 – Kulicke & Soffa Further Extends LED Capabilities; 18/05/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of an Investigation Concerning Possible Violations of Federal Securities Laws By Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC); 10/05/2018 – Kulicke & Soffa Sees 2Q Net $36M; 30/05/2018 – Kulicke & Soffa: Identified Unauthorized Payment Initiated by Senior Finance Employee to Unapproved Vendor in 2Q; 14/05/2018 – WeissLaw LLP: Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. is the Subject of a Legal Investigation

Analysts expect American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) to report $0.47 EPS on February, 12.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.17% from last quarter’s $0.46 EPS. AAT’s profit would be $30.27M giving it 21.73 P/E if the $0.47 EPS is correct. After having $0.53 EPS previously, American Assets Trust, Inc.’s analysts see -11.32% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $40.85. About 14,228 shares traded. American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) has risen 8.37% since January 9, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.37% the S&P500. Some Historical AAT News: 14/03/2018 – Prescription Medication Privacy Tool lnvented by lnventHelp lnventor (AAT-3051); 24/05/2018 – lnventHelp lnventor: Headphone with Video Capability lnvented (AAT-3079); 15/03/2018 – InventHelp Hydration Mouth Guard for Athletes Invented (AAT-3044); 24/05/2018 – InventHelp Inventor: Headphone with Video Capability Invented (AAT-3079); 31/05/2018 – Ernest Rady, Affiliates Hold 38.2% Stake in American Assets Trust; 26/04/2018 – AAT HOLDING SA AHL.WA – LOCK SYNDICATION REACHES 100% STAKE IN CO FOLLOWING MANDATORY SQUEEZE OUT; 13/03/2018 – lnventHelp lnventor Develops Traction-Enhancement System for Vehicles (AAT-2097); 23/04/2018 – Kamada: FDA Has Continued Concerns and Questions Related to the Safety Profile of Inhaled AAT; 16/04/2018 – Safe and Portable Outdoor Pet Shelter lnvented AAT-3039; 04/05/2018 – Boston Partners Exits Position in American Assets Trust

Since July 10, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $92,943 activity. The insider BACHMAN BRIAN R sold $9,620. The insider Sood Deepak sold 20,000 shares worth $560,000. Shares for $102,563 were bought by Kong Peter T M on Tuesday, November 27.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $1.39 billion. It operates in two divisions, Equipment and Expendable Tools. It has a 25.89 P/E ratio. The Equipment segment makes and sells a line of ball bonders to connect very fine wires made of gold, silver alloy, or copper between the bond pads of the semiconductor devices or dies, and the leads on its package; wafer level bonders, which mechanically applies bumps to dies for some variants of the flip chip assembly process; and wedge bonders to connect semiconductor chips for the power packages, power hybrids, and automotive modules.

Among 2 analysts covering Kulicke \u0026 Soffa Indus (NASDAQ:KLIC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Kulicke \u0026 Soffa Indus had 3 analyst reports since July 11, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained the shares of KLIC in report on Thursday, August 2 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, July 11 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.49, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 56.46 million shares or 4.93% more from 53.80 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Morgan Stanley holds 0.01% or 926,202 shares in its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Partners owns 62 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Aperio Gru Ltd Company owns 0% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 23,330 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.01% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Tci Wealth Advisors Incorporated reported 115 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Riverhead Capital Llc holds 0.01% or 8,074 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 42,517 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 93,511 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 42,453 shares. Destination Wealth, California-based fund reported 44 shares. Comml Bank Of Mellon has invested 0.01% in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Millennium Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 499,575 shares. Juncture Wealth Strategies Lc stated it has 11,851 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Olstein Capital Management Lp invested in 1.28% or 402,550 shares. Century Companies holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 273,847 shares.

American Assets Trust, Inc. is a full service, vertically integrated and self-administered real estate investment trust, or REIT, headquartered in San Diego, California. The company has market cap of $2.63 billion. The firm has over 50 years of experience in acquiring, improving, developing and managing premier retail, office and residential properties throughout the United States in some of the nation??s most dynamic, high-barrier-to-entry markets primarily in Southern California, Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. The company's retail portfolio comprises approximately 3.3 million rentable square feet, and its office portfolio comprises approximately 2.7 million square feet. It has a 95.44 P/E ratio. In addition, the firm owns one mixed-use property (including approximately 97,000 rentable square feet of retail space and a 369-room all-suite hotel) and 2,112 multifamily units.

Among 2 analysts covering American Assets Trust (NYSE:AAT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. American Assets Trust had 2 analyst reports since December 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, December 17, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $45 target in Thursday, December 20 report.

Since November 9, 2018, it had 9 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $5.29 million activity. RADY ERNEST S bought $304,018 worth of stock or 7,668 shares. $1.04 million worth of American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) shares were bought by NELLES DUANE.

More notable recent American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “American Assets Trust, Inc. (AAT) CEO Ernest Rady on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 03, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “American Assets Trust, Inc. (AAT) CEO Ernest Rady on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on October 31, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “American Assets Trust, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results – GlobeNewswire” on May 01, 2018. More interesting news about American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “American Assets Trust, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information – GlobeNewswire” published on October 03, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “American Assets Trust, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: July 10, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.36, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 12 investors sold American Assets Trust, Inc. shares while 62 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 42.99 million shares or 0.08% less from 43.02 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Louisiana State Employees Retirement owns 16,700 shares. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase And has 0.01% invested in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) for 940,822 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 0.02% in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Parkside Retail Bank & Tru stated it has 49 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New Jersey-based Prudential Financial Inc has invested 0.06% in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 23,770 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Invesco Limited has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Palo Cap stated it has 152,602 shares. Mason Street Advsr Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) for 11,194 shares. Proshare Advsr Lc reported 5,665 shares. Prelude Cap Management Lc holds 6,596 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). 28,218 were reported by Aperio Group Ltd Liability. Cwm Limited Liability Corp holds 0% in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) or 200 shares. Moreover, Westpac Banking has 0% invested in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT).

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