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KLA-Tencor Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:KLAC)

$176.06
+0.07 (+0.04 %)
(As of 11/20/2019 10:26 AM ET)
Today's Range
$175.34
Now: $176.06
$177.05
50-Day Range
$154.61
MA: $166.85
$177.86
52-Week Range
$80.65
Now: $176.06
$179.95
Volume7,764 shs
Average Volume1.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.78 billion
P/E Ratio20.81
Dividend Yield1.91%
Beta1.72
KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. The company offers chip and wafer manufacturing products, including defect inspection and review systems, metrology solutions, in situ process monitoring products, computational lithography software, and data analytics systems for chip manufacturers to manage yield throughout the semiconductor fabrication process. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Optical instruments & lenses
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLAC
CUSIP48248010
Phone408-875-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.57 billion
Cash Flow$9.71 per share
Book Value$16.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.18 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,020
Market Cap$27.78 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ:KLAC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KLA-Tencor's stock symbol?

KLA-Tencor trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KLAC."

How often does KLA-Tencor pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 6th. Investors of record on Monday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.85 per share on Tuesday, December 3rd. This represents a $3.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 15th. This is an increase from KLA-Tencor's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75. View KLA-Tencor's Dividend History.

How will KLA-Tencor's stock buyback program work?

KLA-Tencor declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were KLA-Tencor's earnings last quarter?

KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The semiconductor company reported $2.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.20 by $0.28. The semiconductor company earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.35 billion. KLA-Tencor had a return on equity of 54.53% and a net margin of 23.03%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 29.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.46 EPS. View KLA-Tencor's Earnings History.

When is KLA-Tencor's next earnings date?

KLA-Tencor is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for KLA-Tencor.

What guidance has KLA-Tencor issued on next quarter's earnings?

KLA-Tencor issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.04-2.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.20. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.31-1.39 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.35 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KLAC?

14 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for KLA-Tencor's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect KLA-Tencor's stock price to reach $178.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KLA-Tencor.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KLA-Tencor?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KLA-Tencor in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for KLA-Tencor.

Has KLA-Tencor been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KLAC stock has trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KLA-Tencor earned a news impact score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for KLA-Tencor.

Are investors shorting KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,590,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the September 30th total of 3,400,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,490,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View KLA-Tencor's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KLA-Tencor's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KLA-Tencor own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KLA-Tencor investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Lam Research (LRCX), Applied Materials (AMAT), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are KLA-Tencor's key executives?

KLA-Tencor's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Richard P. Wallace, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bren D. Higgins, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Teri A. Little, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brian M. Trafas, Exec. VP of Global Customer Organization (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ahmad A. Khan, Exec. VP of Global Products Group (Age 45)

Who are KLA-Tencor's major shareholders?

KLA-Tencor's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (0.82%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.46%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.22%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.17%), Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. (0.13%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.13%). Company insiders that own KLA-Tencor stock include Ahmad A Khan, Amichai Steimberg, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Emiko Higashi, Kevin Kennedy, Richard P Wallace, Teri A Little and Virendra A Kirloskar. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KLA-Tencor.

Which institutional investors are selling KLA-Tencor stock?

KLAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Mackay Shields LLC, PGGM Investments, Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have sold KLA-Tencor company stock in the last year include Ahmad A Khan, Amichai Steimberg, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Emiko Higashi, Kevin Kennedy, Teri A Little and Virendra A Kirloskar. View Insider Buying and Selling for KLA-Tencor.

Which institutional investors are buying KLA-Tencor stock?

KLAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for KLA-Tencor.

How do I buy shares of KLA-Tencor?

Shares of KLAC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is KLA-Tencor's stock price today?

One share of KLAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $176.77.

How big of a company is KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor has a market capitalization of $27.89 billion and generates $4.57 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $1.18 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.46 on an earnings per share basis. KLA-Tencor employs 10,020 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About KLA-Tencor.

What is KLA-Tencor's official website?

The official website for KLA-Tencor is http://www.kla.com/.

How can I contact KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor's mailing address is ONE TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, MILPITAS CA, 95035. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 408-875-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ KLAC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  639 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  643 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,282
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KLA-Tencor and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KLAC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KLAC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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