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KLA Corporation (KLA) is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions and services for the semiconductor and related electronics industries. The Company offers portfolio of device manufacturing, inspection and metrology products and related service, software and other offerings support research and development (R&D) and manufacturing of integrated circuits (IC), wafers and reticles. It also offers technologically advanced, yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions to address various manufacturing stages of Printed Circuit Boards (PCB), Flat Panel Displays (FPD), Specialty Semiconductor Devices (SD) and other electronic components. Its segment includes Semiconductor Process Control; Specialty Semiconductor Process; PCB, Display and Component Inspection; and Other. The Company’s semiconductor customers operate in one or both of the semiconductor device manufacturing markets such as Memory and Foundry/Logic.
- Edward Barnholt NEC (78)
- Richard Wallace CEO (61)
- Bren Higgins CFO (51)
- Ahmad Khan CEX (47)
- Mary Beth Wilkinson EVP (49)
- Oreste Donzella EVP (55)
- Brian Lorig EVP (47)
- Virendra Kirloskar SVP (57)
- Robert Calderoni IND (61)
- Jeneanne Hanley IND (48)
- Emiko Higashi IND (62)
- Kevin Kennedy IND (65)
- Gary Moore IND (72)
- Marie Myers IND (53)
- Kiran Patel IND (73)
- Victor Peng IND (61)
- Robert Rango IND (63)
Upcoming Events for KLAC
KLA Corp Investor Day
Q4 2022 KLA Corp Earnings Release
Q1 2023 KLA Corp Earnings Release
KLA Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
As of Today at 19:12 UTC, shares in KLA are trading at $335.48. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in KLA last closed at $335.48 and the price had moved by +7.06% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the KLA share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +14.04% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for KLA is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The KLA dividend yield is 1.21% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, KLA paid a total dividend of $4.05, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.21%. We do not have any data on when KLA is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when KLA is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on KLA shares is currently 1.21%.
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As of the previous close price of $335.48, shares in KLA had a market capitalisation of $50.07bn.
Here are the trading details for KLA:
- Country of listing: United States
- Exchange: NSQ
- Ticker Symbol: KLAC
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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in KLA is $428.95. That is 27.86% above the last closing price of $335.48.
Analysts covering KLA currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of $20.94 for the next financial year.
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, its share price has underperformed the S&P500 Index by -4.66%.
As of the last closing price of $335.48, shares in KLA were trading -8.08% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The KLA PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 14.15. The shares last closed at $335.48.
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.
KLA's management team is headed by:
- Edward Barnholt - NEC
- Richard Wallace - CEO
- Bren Higgins - CFO
- Ahmad Khan - CEX
- Mary Beth Wilkinson - EVP
- Oreste Donzella - EVP
- Brian Lorig - EVP
- Virendra Kirloskar - SVP
- Robert Calderoni - IND
- Jeneanne Hanley - IND
- Emiko Higashi - IND
- Kevin Kennedy - IND
- Gary Moore - IND
- Marie Myers - IND
- Kiran Patel - IND
- Victor Peng - IND
- Robert Rango - IND