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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 11122.86. It is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 15.61, a forward P/E of 13.01 and EPS of 4.5. At a stock price of 70.26 (1.97%) it has a dividend yield of 2.96%.

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 10.98% and more long-term 21.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 103.10%. 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 -0.28%. For the last month performance for KLA-Tencor Corporation is 1.55%. While the last quarter is -2.75% and half year, 0.65%. Finally for the year, performance is 36.24%.

The 52-week high for KLA-Tencor Corporation, is at -9.07%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 54.98%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.75% and 1.40% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.35%, and for the month it is 1.89%. KLA-Tencor Corporation, has a target price of 76.7.

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 61.10%, while operating margin is 32.20%, the profit margin is 23.60%. The current ratio is 3.9 and the quick ratio is 3.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 88.40%. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a payout ratio of 46.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 158.31. The shares float is 155.33, with the float short at 1.20%, with short ratio coming to 1.36.

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 76.7, 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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