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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 -0.44% today. In the last week its performance is 4.13%, and 4.55% for the past quarter. Currently, KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC has a target price of 72.33, so today’s gain of -0.44% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.60%.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), has a market cap of 11711, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 88.20%.

At the current price of 75.22, it has a dividend yield of 2.77%, and its target price is 72.33. This is with a profit margin of 20.40%, and total debt/equity of 6.5. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has a P/E of 20.77, as well as a forward P/E of 15.44.

With a current EPS of 3.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.22%,KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 21.20%.

Performance for the year is 42.01%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 10.17%.

Volume today for KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), is 1854200, while its average volume is 995.29. Whilst the total gain today was -0.44%, it did have a day high of -0.88%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.38%, and 1.24% for the month. The 52-week low for KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC has been 71.31%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.88%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.80%, and its return on assets is 12.30%. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has an operating margin of 28.80%. With a sales growth of -3.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 6.5, 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 0.98, and the P/S is 4.15, along with a P/B of 24.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.23.

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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