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KLAC - KLA Share Price

$319.7 3.8  1.2%

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Large Cap
Market Cap £34.87bn
Enterprise Value £35.59bn
Revenue £4.65bn
Position in Universe 257th / 6854
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52w High -12.2%
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Year End 30th Jun 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
2,814 2,984 3,480 4,037 4,569 5,806 6,865 7,812 +15.6%
-12.0 +47.5 +29.5 +28.9 -2.8 +27.3 +49.8 +20.1
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the nine months ended 31 March 2021, KLA Corprevenues increased 15% to $4.99B. Net income increased 79%to $1.45B. Revenues reflect Korea segment increase of 62%to $1.09B, China segment increase of 13% to $1.22B. Netincome benefited from Goodwill impairment decrease from$256.6M (expense) to $0K, Loss on extinguishment of debtdecrease from $22.5M (expense) to $0K. Dividend per shareincreased from $2.45 to $2.70.
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Profile Summary

KLA Corporation (KLA), formerly KLA-Tencor Corporation, is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. The Company's products are also used in a number of other high technology industries, including the packaging, light emitting diode (LED), power devices, compound semiconductor, and data storage industries, as well as general materials research. Its products and services are used by bare wafer, integrated circuit (IC), lithography reticle (reticle or mask) and disk manufacturers around the world. Its inspection and metrology products and related offerings are categorized in various groups, including Chip and Wafer Manufacturing, Reticle Manufacturing, Packaging Manufacturing, Compound Semiconductor, Power Device, LED and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)Manufacturing, General Purpose/Lab Applications, K-T Pro and K-T Services. It provides refurbished KLA tools as service and support for its products.

Last Annual June 30th, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2021
Incorporated July 9, 1975
Public Since October 8, 1980
No. of Shareholders: 393
No. of Employees: 10,600
Sector Technology
Industry Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
Index Nasdaq Composite , Nasdaq 100 , S&P 500 Information Technology (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Shares in Issue 153,281,783
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Upcoming Events for KLAC
Friday 14th May, 2021
Dividend For KLAC.OQ - 0.9000 USD
Monday 2nd August, 2021 Estimate
Q4 2021 KLA Corp Earnings Release
Tuesday 26th October, 2021 Estimate
Q1 2022 KLA Corp Earnings Release
Thursday 4th November, 2021 Estimate
KLA Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for KLA
What is the KLA share price?

As of 9:00pm, shares in KLA are trading at $319.7, giving the company a market capitalisation of £34.87bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the KLA share price performed this year?

Shares in KLA are currently trading at $319.7 and the price has moved by 92.84% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the KLA price has moved by 33.32% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for KLA?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for KLA, there are there are currently 4 "buy" , 10 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for KLA is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will KLA next release its financial results?

KLA is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-03-31
What is the KLA dividend yield?

The KLA dividend yield is 1.12% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does KLA pay a dividend?

Last year, KLA paid a total dividend of 3.55, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.12%. Looking ahead, KLA has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does KLA next pay dividends?

KLA has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on KLA shares is currently 1.12%.

How do I buy KLA shares?

To buy shares in KLA you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of KLA?

Shares in KLA are currently trading at $319.7, giving the company a market capitalisation of £34.87bn.

Where are KLA shares listed? Where are KLA shares listed?

Here are the trading details for KLA:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NSQ
Ticker Symbol: KLAC
What kind of share is KLA?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, KLA is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a KLA share price forecast 2021?

Shares in KLA are currently priced at $319.7. At that level they are trading at 16.26% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering KLA currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 14.043 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the KLA share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like KLA. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 16.16%. At the current price of $319.7, shares in KLA are trading at 22.79% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the KLA PE Ratio?

The KLA PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 25.91. The shares are currently trading at $319.7.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of KLA?

KLA's management team is headed by:

Edward Barnholt - NEC
Richard Wallace - CEO
Robert Calderoni - IND
Virendra Kirloskar - SVP
Emiko Higashi - IND
Bren Higgins - CFO
Ahmad Khan - PRE
Brian Lorig - EVP
Jeneanne Hanley - IND
Marie Myers - DRC
MaryBeth Wilkinson - EVP
Oreste Donzella - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of KLA?

Here are the top five shareholders of KLA based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 12.22% (18.7m shares)
PRIMECAP Management Company Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.11% (9.36m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.77% (8.84m shares)
Capital International Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.58% (8.55m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.17% (6.39m shares)
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