NASDAQ:KLAC - KLA-Tencor Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $106.92 -1.57 (-1.45 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$108.49Today's Range$106.45 - $108.0152-Week Range$87.93 - $123.96Volume1.11 million shsAverage Volume1.45 million shsMarket Capitalization$17.18 billionP/E Ratio18.07Dividend Yield2.72%Beta1.53 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nano-electronics industries worldwide. It offers chip manufacturing products, such as front-end defect inspection tools, defect review systems, advanced packaging process control systems, metrology solutions, in-situ process monitoring products, and lithography software; wafer manufacturing products comprising wafer manufacturing products comprising surface and defect inspection, wafer geometry and nanotopography metrology, and data management; and reticle manufacturing products, such as defect inspection and pattern placement metrology products. The company also provides light emitting diode (LED), power device, and compound semiconductor manufacturing products consisting of patterned wafer inspection, defect inspection, surface metrology, and data management products; thin-film head metrology and inspection, virtual lithography, in-situ process monitoring, transparent and metal substrate inspection, and data management products for data storage media/head manufacturing; and stylus and optical profiling, and optical inspection products for microelectromechanical systems manufacturing, as well as products for general purpose/lab applications. It offers its products and services for bare wafer, IC, lithography reticle, and disk manufacturers. KLA-Tencor Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California. Receive KLAC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KLAC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Optical instruments & lenses Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:KLAC CUSIP48248010 Webwww.kla-tencor.com Phone408-875-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.80 Current Ratio3.78 Quick Ratio3.07 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.07 Forward P/E Ratio13.48 P/E Growth0.76 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.48 billion Price / Sales4.79 Cash Flow$6.1413 per share Price / Cash17.41 Book Value$8.46 per share Price / Book12.64 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.94 Net Income$926.07 million Net Margins18.17% Return on Equity86.87% Return on Assets21.05% Miscellaneous Employees5,990 Outstanding Shares155,870,000Market Cap$17,181.78 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, February 14th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. This is an increase from KLA-Tencor's previous quarterly dividend of $0.59. View KLA-Tencor's Dividend History. How will KLA-Tencor's stock buyback program work? KLA-Tencor declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were KLA-Tencor's earnings last quarter? KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $2.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1 billion. KLA-Tencor had a net margin of 18.17% and a return on equity of 86.87%. The firm's revenue was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.62 earnings per share. 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 Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KLA-Tencor. What price target have analysts set for KLAC? 15 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for KLA-Tencor's stock. Their predictions range from $97.00 to $152.00. On average, they anticipate KLA-Tencor's share price to reach $131.8557 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for KLA-Tencor. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KLA-Tencor? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KLA-Tencor in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of KLA-Tencor's key competitors? Some companies that are related to KLA-Tencor include II-VI (IIVI), Topcon (TOPCF), Nova Measuring Instruments (NVMI), Camtek (CAMT), CyberOptics (CYBE), Perceptron (PRCP), ProPhotonix (STKR) and Optex Systems Hldg InCorp (OPXS). 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 58)Mr. Bren D. Higgins, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Bobby R. Bell, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 56)Mr. Brian M. Trafas, Sr. VP of Global Customer Organisation (Age 55)Mr. Ahmad A. Khan, Exec. VP of Global Products Group (Age 44) Has KLA-Tencor been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about KLAC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KLA-Tencor earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.08 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are KLA-Tencor's major shareholders? KLA-Tencor's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.53%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.25%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.16%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.11%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own KLA-Tencor stock include Ahmad A Khan, Bobby R Bell, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Edward W Barnholt, Emiko Higashi, Kevin Kennedy, Kiran M Patel, Michael Kirk, 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 Scout Investments Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Clinton Group Inc., Pendal Group Ltd, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Hartford Investment Management Co., Huntington National Bank and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold KLA-Tencor company stock in the last year include Ahmad A Khan, Bobby R Bell, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Edward W Barnholt, Emiko Higashi, Richard P Wallace, 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 Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, GWM Advisors LLC, MHI Funds LLC, Boltwood Capital Management and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is KLA-Tencor's stock price today? One share of KLAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $106.92. How big of a company is KLA-Tencor? KLA-Tencor has a market capitalization of $17.18 billion and generates $3.48 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $926.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.94 on an earnings per share basis. KLA-Tencor employs 5,990 workers across the globe. 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: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 520 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 554 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,074MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does relative strength index mean?