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

$162.21
+2.57 (+1.61 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$161.45
Now: $162.21
$167.95
50-Day Range
$143.40
MA: $155.09
$162.69
52-Week Range
$80.65
Now: $162.21
$167.95
Volume867,907 shs
Average Volume1.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.70 billion
P/E Ratio19.17
Dividend Yield1.88%
Beta1.71
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$10.00 per share
Book Value$16.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.18 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,020
Market Cap$25.70 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Thursday, August 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 14th. View KLA-Tencor's Dividend History.

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

KLA-Tencor announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were KLA-Tencor's earnings last quarter?

KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.07. The semiconductor company earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. KLA-Tencor had a net margin of 25.73% and a return on equity of 60.86%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 17.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.22 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 Wednesday, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for KLA-Tencor.

How can I listen to KLA-Tencor's earnings call?

KLA-Tencor will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

KLA-Tencor updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 17th. The company provided earnings per share 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 price objectives for KLA-Tencor's stock. Their predictions range from $123.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate KLA-Tencor's stock price to reach $155.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%. 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 somewhat negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KLA-Tencor earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company'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 September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,600,000 shares, an increase of 24.6% from the August 30th total of 2,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,600,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company 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 Lam Research (LRCX), Applied Materials (AMAT), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Western Digital (WDC).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.13%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), PGGM Investments (0.04%) and American National Bank (0.03%). Company insiders that own KLA-Tencor stock include Ahmad A Khan, Amichai Steimberg, Bobby R Bell, Bren D Higgins, Brian Lorig, Brian M Trafas, Edward W Barnholt, Emiko Higashi, Kevin Kennedy, 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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, PGGM Investments, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Decatur Capital Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Lau Associates LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and OmniStar Financial Group Inc.. 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 major investors are buying KLA-Tencor stock?

KLAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., American National Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Intellectus Partners LLC, Sonora Investment Management LLC, Riverview Trust Co and Fulton Bank N.A.. 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 $162.21.

How big of a company is KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor has a market capitalization of $25.70 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:  624 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  636 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,260
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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