NASDAQ:KLAC - KLA-Tencor Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$104.16 -0.70 (-0.67 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$104.86
Today's Range$103.96 - $104.71
52-Week Range$87.93 - $123.96
Volume903,900 shs
Average Volume1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.34 billion
P/E Ratio17.54
Dividend Yield2.87%
KLA-Tencor logoKLA-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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Optical instruments & lenses
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.80
Current Ratio3.78
Quick Ratio3.07


Trailing P/E Ratio17.54
Forward P/E Ratio13.13
P/E Growth0.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.48 billion
Price / Sales4.67
Cash Flow$6.2899 per share
Price / Cash16.56
Book Value$8.46 per share
Price / Book12.31


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.94
Net Income$926.07 million
Net Margins18.17%
Return on Equity86.87%
Return on Assets21.05%


Outstanding Shares155,870,000
Market Cap$16,344.74

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. This is a positive change 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 initiated a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $2.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping 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 company's revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KLA-Tencor.

What price target have analysts set for KLAC?

14 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for KLA-Tencor's shares. Their predictions range from $97.00 to $152.00. On average, they anticipate KLA-Tencor's stock price to reach $132.7677 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 3 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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

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?

Media headlines about KLAC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KLA-Tencor earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.15 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are KLA-Tencor's major shareholders?

KLA-Tencor's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.25%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.16%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%) and Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.03%). 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 major investors are selling KLA-Tencor stock?

KLAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Clinton Group Inc., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 major investors are buying KLA-Tencor stock?

KLAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Boltwood Capital Management, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Bremer Trust National Association, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, DnB Asset Management AS and Cullinan Associates 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 $104.16.

How big of a company is KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor has a market capitalization of $16.34 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  516 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  551 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,067
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by Staff

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