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NASDAQ:KLACKLA Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.24 (+0.12 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $203.09
50-Day Range
MA: $197.78
52-Week Range
Now: $203.09
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.49 billion
P/E Ratio26.41
Dividend Yield1.68%
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: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Optical instruments & lenses
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KLAC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.81 billion
Cash Flow$12.21 per share
Book Value$17.29 per share


Net Income$1.22 billion


Market Cap$31.49 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KLAC stock has increased by 40.1% and is now trading at $203.09.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of KLA?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KLA in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is KLA's next earnings date?

KLA is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were KLA's earnings last quarter?

KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $2.73 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.35 by $0.38. The semiconductor company earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.42 billion. KLA had a return on equity of 63.04% and a net margin of 20.96%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.78 earnings per share.
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How often does KLA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KLA?

KLA announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.90 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 14th. This is an increase from KLA's previous quarterly dividend of $0.85.
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What guidance has KLA issued on next quarter's earnings?

KLA issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.42-3.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.405-1.555 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.40 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KLAC?

18 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for KLA's shares. Their forecasts range from $158.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect KLA's share price to reach $209.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has KLA been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KLAC stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KLA earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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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), Lam Research (LRCX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Intel (INTC), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. (0.12%), PGGM Investments (0.11%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.09%), Hosking Partners LLP (0.07%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.06%) and Meritage Portfolio Management (0.04%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling KLA stock?

KLAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Hosking Partners LLP, Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc., Exchange Capital Management Inc., World Asset Management Inc, and Huntington National Bank. 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.
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Which institutional investors are buying KLA stock?

KLAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, PGGM Investments, Meritage Portfolio Management, Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Eastern Bank, Sentry Investment Management LLC, and Blackhawk Capital Partners LLC..
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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 $203.09.

How big of a company is KLA?

KLA has a market capitalization of $31.49 billion and generates $5.81 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $1.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.35 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 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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