KLA-Tencor Corporation

Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$53.98 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$10.48 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$5.62 billion
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Company Profile

KLA-Tencor Corporation had its IPO on 1980-10-08 under the ticker symbol KLAC.

The company operates in the Technology sector and Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a staff strength of 14,000 employees.

Stock update

Shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation opened at $389.9 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-19.

The stocks traded within a range of $382.77 - $391.72, and closed at $387.75.

This is a -0.55% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 3,033,500 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation have increased by +2.45%.

KLA-Tencor Corporation's Key Ratios

KLA-Tencor Corporation has a market cap of $53.98 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 36.2941 and a price to sales ratio of 5.5342.

In the last 12-months KLA-Tencor Corporation’s revenue was $10.48 billion with a gross profit of $5.62 billion and an EBITDA of $4.58 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures KLA-Tencor Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, KLA-Tencor Corporation’s operating margin was 39.84% while its return on assets stood at 20.55% with a return of equity of 106.49%.

In Q4, KLA-Tencor Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 46.3% while revenue growth was a positive 26.8%.

KLA-Tencor Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $25.44 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 14.5985 and a PEG multiple of 1.5946. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into KLA-Tencor Corporation’s profitability.

KLA-Tencor Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 5.8459 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 13.4197. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 5.5342.

KLA-Tencor Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $4.7 per share, indicating a yield of 1.4% and a payout ratio of 19.5%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$13.73 billion
Total Liabilities
$3.48 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$93.64 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

KLA-Tencor Corporation ended 2023 with $13.73 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $13.73 billion while shareholder equity stood at $2.60 billion.

KLA-Tencor Corporation ended 2023 with $559.35 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $3.48 billion in other current liabilities, 1982360000.00 in common stock, $670.00 million in retained earnings and $2.28 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $1.57 billion and cash and short-term investments were $2.87 billion. The company’s total short-term debt was $31,591,000 while long-term debt stood at $6.11 billion.

KLA-Tencor Corporation’s total current assets stands at $8.13 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $1.29 billion. Its net receivables were $2.40 billion compared to accounts payable of $530.41 million and inventory worth $2.54 billion.

In 2023, KLA-Tencor Corporation's operating cash flow was $-241405000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $93.64 million.

Comparatively, KLA-Tencor Corporation paid $0.20 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

KLA-Tencor Corporation stock is currently trading at $387.75 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $428.0771 and a 52-week low of $428.0771. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $432.05.

Its 50-day moving average was $395.95 and 200-day moving average was $356.89 The short ratio stood at 2.13 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 26.6% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9239.3% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About KLA-Tencor Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of KLA-Tencor Corporation is KLAC

The IPO of KLA-Tencor Corporation took place on 1980-10-08

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KLA Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control, process-enabling, and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related electronics industries worldwide. It operates through four segments: Semiconductor Process Control; Specialty Semiconductor Process; PCB, Display and Component Inspection; and Other. The company offers integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing products that comprises wafer inspection and review, and metrology; wafer and substrate defect inspection and metrology; reticle defect inspection and metrology; chemical/materials quality analysis; in situ process management and wafer handling diagnostics for IC and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) manufacturing; software products to provide run-time process control, defect excursion identification, process corrections, and defect classification; and refurbished and remanufactured products. It also provides specialty semiconductor manufacturing, benchtop metrology, surface characterization, and electrical property measurement services for general purpose/ lab applications; etch, plasma dicing, deposition, and other wafer processing technologies and solutions for the semiconductor and microelectronics industry. In addition, the company offers direct imaging, inspection, optical shaping, additive printing, and computer-aided manufacturing and engineering solutions for the PCB market; inspection and electrical testing systems to identify and classify defects, as well as systems to repair defects for the display market; and inspection and metrology systems for quality control and yield improvement in advanced and traditional semiconductor packaging markets. The company was formerly known as KLA-Tencor Corporation and changed its name to KLA Corporation in July 2019. KLA Corporation was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


One Technology Drive, Milpitas, CA, United States, 95035