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How has KLA-Tencor Corporation:(NASDAQ:KLAC) performed recently?

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12061.44. It is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 20.91, a forward P/E of 14.87 and EPS of 3.62. At a stock price of 75.98 (0.34%) it has a dividend yield of 2.75%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -0.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 100.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 6.62% and more long-term 21.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 103.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 21.50%.

For performance, KLA-Tencor Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -1.65%. For the last month performance for KLA-Tencor Corporation is 4.44%. While the last quarter is 9.56% and half year, 16.25%. Finally for the year, performance is 48.99%.

The 52-week high for KLA-Tencor Corporation, is at -2.40%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 73.04%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.92% and 10.57% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.50%, and for the month it is 1.21%. KLA-Tencor Corporation, has a target price of 74.64.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 4.44, and for total debt/equity KLA-Tencor Corporation has 4.44. The gross margin is 59.40%, while operating margin is 34.00%, the profit margin is 25.00%. The current ratio is 3.9 and the quick ratio is 3.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 88.40%. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a payout ratio of 46.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 159.29. The shares float is 155.34, with the float short at 1.35%, with short ratio coming to 2.14.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see KLA-Tencor Corporation, get 14.90%, with its returns on investment at 21.50%. Return on equity is 154.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 74.64, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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