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

$162.82
-1.18 (-0.72 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 06:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
$162.34
Now: $162.82
$164.85
50-Day Range
$147.90
MA: $156.54
$163.55
52-Week Range
$80.65
Now: $162.82
$167.95
Volume1.19 million shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.80 billion
P/E Ratio19.25
Dividend Yield1.83%
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$9.73 per share
Book Value$16.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.18 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,020
Market Cap$25.80 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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 14th. View KLA-Tencor's Dividend History.

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

KLA-Tencor declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were KLA-Tencor's earnings last quarter?

KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.71 by $0.07. The semiconductor company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. KLA-Tencor had a return on equity of 60.86% and a net margin of 25.73%. The firm's revenue was up 17.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.22 EPS. 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 issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.04-2.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for KLA-Tencor's shares. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $180.00. On average, they expect KLA-Tencor's share price to reach $155.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.4%. 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 articles about KLAC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KLA-Tencor earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for KLA-Tencor.

Are investors shorting KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor saw a increase in short interest during the month of 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 volume of 1,600,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.13%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%), OLD National Bancorp IN (0.06%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Country Club Trust Company n.a. (0.04%). 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 institutional 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 Brinker Capital 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 institutional investors are buying KLA-Tencor stock?

KLAC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Envestnet Asset Management Inc., American National Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, OLD National Bancorp IN and Intellectus Partners LLC. 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 $162.82.

How big of a company is KLA-Tencor?

KLA-Tencor has a market capitalization of $25.80 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:  626 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  637 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,263
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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