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NASDAQ:KLACKLA Stock Price, Forecast & News

$171.72
-4.92 (-2.79 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 12:49 PM ET)
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$168.24
Now: $171.72
$178.90
50-Day Range
$127.94
MA: $161.67
$177.92
52-Week Range
$101.34
Now: $171.72
$184.50
Volume668,968 shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.63 billion
P/E Ratio26.79
Dividend Yield1.97%
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: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.28 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.57 billion
Cash Flow$9.73 per share
Book Value$15.00 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.18 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,020
Market Cap$26.63 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 shares have increased by 18.5% and is now trading at $171.72. 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, 6 hold ratings and 12 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 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $2.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.28 by $0.19. The semiconductor company earned $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 billion. KLA had a net margin of 18.26% and a return on equity of 57.76%. The firm's revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.80 earnings per share. View KLA's earnings history.

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

KLA declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.85 per share on Tuesday, June 2nd. This represents a $3.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 15th. View KLA's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KLAC?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for KLA's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate KLA's share price to reach $180.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for KLA.

Has KLA been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KLAC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KLA earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutKLA.

Are investors shorting KLA?

KLA saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,140,000 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the March 31st total of 2,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,810,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 BlackRock Inc. (7.60%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.60%), State Street Corp (4.38%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.47%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.67%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.15%). 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 institutional investors are selling KLA stock?

KLAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Morgan Stanley. 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.

Which institutional investors are buying KLA stock?

KLAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Parnassus Investments CA, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Wellington Management Group LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., M&G Investment Management Ltd., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $171.72.

How big of a company is KLA?

KLA has a market capitalization of $26.63 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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