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NASDAQ:KLACKLA Stock Price, Forecast & News

$196.51
+3.36 (+1.74 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$194.27
Now: $196.51
$198.21
50-Day Range
$167.43
MA: $183.67
$193.74
52-Week Range
$110.19
Now: $196.51
$198.21
Volume1.25 million shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.47 billion
P/E Ratio30.66
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta1.34
KLA 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. It also provides reticle manufacturing products, such as reticle inspection, metrology, and data analytics systems for mask shops; and packaging manufacturing products comprising standalone and cluster inspection and metrology systems for various applications in the field of semiconductor packaging. In addition, the company offers compound semiconductor, power device, light emitting diode, and microelectromechanical system manufacturing products for the display market; data storage media/head manufacturing products; general purpose/lab applications; and previous-generation KLA systems. Further, it provides wafer processing solutions; printed circuit boards, and display and inspection components; products for the deposition of thin film coating of materials on crystalline silicon photovoltaic wafers; and other services. The company offers its products and services for use by various bare wafer, integrated circuit, reticle, and hard disk drive manufacturers. The company was formerly known as KLA-Tencor Corporation and changed its name to KLA Corporation in July 2019. KLA Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.11 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.57 billion
Cash Flow$9.80 per share
Book Value$16.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.18 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,020
Market Cap$30.47 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has KLA's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

KLA's stock was trading at $144.92 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KLAC stock has increased by 35.6% and is now trading at $196.51. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of KLA?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KLA in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for KLA.

When is KLA's next earnings date?

KLA is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for KLA.

How were KLA's earnings last quarter?

KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $2.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.28 by $0.19. The semiconductor company had revenue of $1.42 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 billion. KLA had a return on equity of 57.76% and a net margin of 18.26%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.80 EPS. View KLA's earnings history.

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

KLA announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.85 per share on Tuesday, June 2nd. This represents a $3.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 15th. View KLA's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KLAC?

19 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for KLA's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate KLA's share price to reach $183.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.4%. View analysts' price targets for KLA.

Has KLA been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KLAC stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KLA earned a news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about KLA.

Are investors shorting KLA?

KLA saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,500,000 shares, a decrease of 5.1% from the June 15th total of 3,690,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,500,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View KLA's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KLA's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KLA own?

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

Who are KLA's key executives?

KLA's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Richard P. Wallace, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bren D. Higgins, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Brian M. Trafas, Exec. VP of Global Customer Organization (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ahmad A. Khan, Pres of Semiconductor Process Control (Age 45)
  • Mr. Amichai Steimberg, Chief Exec. Officer of Orbotech Ltd. (Age 57)

What is KLA's stock symbol?

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

Who are KLA's major shareholders?

KLA's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boltwood Capital Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own KLA stock include Ahmad A Khan, Amichai Steimberg, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Emiko Higashi, Kevin Kennedy, Oreste Donzella, Richard P Wallace, Teri A Little and Virendra A Kirloskar. View institutional ownership trends for KLA.

Which major investors are selling KLA stock?

KLAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boltwood Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold KLA company stock in the last year include Ahmad A Khan, Amichai Steimberg, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Kevin Kennedy, Oreste Donzella, Richard P Wallace, Teri A Little, and Virendra A Kirloskar. View insider buying and selling activity for KLA.

How do I buy shares of KLA?

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's stock price today?

One share of KLAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $196.51.

How big of a company is KLA?

KLA has a market capitalization of $30.47 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 employs 10,020 workers across the globe.

What is KLA's official website?

The official website for KLA is www.kla.com.

How can I contact KLA?

KLA'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]

This page was last updated on 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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