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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 0.78% today. In the last week its performance is -0.84%, and 11.51% for the past quarter. Currently, KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC has a target price of 74.64, so today’s gain of 0.78% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.18%.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), has a market cap of 12233.47, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 88.40%.

At the current price of 77.4, it has a dividend yield of 2.71%, and its target price is 74.64. This is with a profit margin of 25.00%, and total debt/equity of 4.44. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has a P/E of 21.21, as well as a forward P/E of 15.08.

With a current EPS of 3.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.62%,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 50.83%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 12.49%.

Volume today for KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), is 119214, while its average volume is 980.36. Whilst the total gain today was 0.78%, it did have a day high of -0.58%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for KLA-Tencor Corporation, KLAC has been 76.27%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.58%.

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 34.00%. 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 1, and the P/S is 4.34, along with a P/B of 17.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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