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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) which is in the industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials, gaining -0.76% today. In the last week its performance is 3.97%, and -2.76% for the past quarter. Currently, KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC has a target price of 76.7, so today’s gain of -0.76% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.37%.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), has a market cap of 11035.44, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 88.40%.

At the current price of 70.2, it has a dividend yield of 2.96%, and its target price is 76.7. This is with a profit margin of 23.60%, and total debt/equity of 4.44. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has a P/E of 15.6, as well as a forward P/E of 13.

With a current EPS of 4.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.98%,KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -0.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 21.20%.

Performance for the year is 48.28%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 3.60%.

Volume today for KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), is 852400, while its average volume is 1259.43. Whilst the total gain today was -0.76%, it did have a day high of -9.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.88%, and 2.21% for the month. The 52-week low for KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC has been 54.85%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.50%, and its return on assets is 14.90%. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has an operating margin of 32.20%. With a sales growth of 21.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 4.44, and has a current ratio of 3.9 and 3.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of KLA-Tencor Corporation? Well its PEG is 0.74, and the P/S is 3.7, along with a P/B of 15.85. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.43.

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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