KLA-Tencor Corp. (KLAC)

89.51
NASDAQ : Electronic Technology
Prev Close 92.68
Day Low/High 89.48 / 91.95
52 Wk Low/High 84.59 / 123.96
Avg Volume 1.78M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 153.07M
Market Cap 14.32B
EPS 5.10
P/E Ratio 15.82
Div & Yield 3.00 (3.04%)

Latest News

Lam Research and ASML's Outlooks Suggest Bad Chip Equipment News Is Priced In

Lam Research and ASML's Outlooks Suggest Bad Chip Equipment News Is Priced In

While not perfect, Lam and ASML's sales outlooks suggest fears of a major chip equipment spending downturn currently look excessive.

3 Reasonably-Priced Chip Stocks That Pay Healthy Dividends

3 Reasonably-Priced Chip Stocks That Pay Healthy Dividends

A number of quality chip companies now sport dividends above 2%. Here's a look at a few of them.

Micron's Dive: Time to Wait

Micron's Dive: Time to Wait

China fears and memory chip stagnation threats are making investors cautious.

How to Trade Semiconductors on This Ugly Drop: Market Recon

How to Trade Semiconductors on This Ugly Drop: Market Recon

The Philadelphia semiconductor index gave up 2.7% on Thursday.

Let's Look at FANGs and Consider These Chinese Stocks: Market Recon

Let's Look at FANGs and Consider These Chinese Stocks: Market Recon

Amazon's Chart? Wow! And, don't know if the timing is right just yet for Chinese names.

Friday Was a Bitter Trading Day, as Tesla Can Attest: Market Recon

Friday Was a Bitter Trading Day, as Tesla Can Attest: Market Recon

TSLA has always been a cash-burn story -- and it still is.

3 Best Chip Stocks to Own After AMD's Monster Earnings Beat: Market Recon

3 Best Chip Stocks to Own After AMD's Monster Earnings Beat: Market Recon

Micron Technology, Intel and Lam Research are good buys on this heat in semiconductors.

Here Are 6 Chip Stocks That I Like Better Than Texas Instruments: Market Recon

Here Are 6 Chip Stocks That I Like Better Than Texas Instruments: Market Recon

This group is expected to post second-quarter EPS gains of 30%; here is how to trade it.

Tech Stocks Could See Some Profit-Taking While Trade War Fears Persist

Tech Stocks Could See Some Profit-Taking While Trade War Fears Persist

With the Nasdaq trading above 7,700, it's not hard to see how worries about tariffs, export controls and other potential consequences from a trade war could weigh on tech stocks.

How I'm Playing the U.S.-Chinese Trade Thaw: Market Recon

How I'm Playing the U.S.-Chinese Trade Thaw: Market Recon

Better trade news could help tech stocks, and could eventually boost oil-infrastructure plays as well.

Yelp Poised to Break Out of a Major Consolidation Pattern

Yelp Poised to Break Out of a Major Consolidation Pattern

Let's check out some up-to-date charts.

4 Keys to Staying Alive in Tough Markets -- And How I'm Playing 3 Big Tech Names

4 Keys to Staying Alive in Tough Markets -- And How I'm Playing 3 Big Tech Names

KLA-Tencor, Microsoft and Intel all report earnings after the close Thursday.

Feels Like the Semis Are Skating on Thin Ice: Market Recon

Feels Like the Semis Are Skating on Thin Ice: Market Recon

Forward looking valuations, except for Nvidia, are very low.

Jim Cramer: A Litany of Woes Hits Stocks

Jim Cramer: A Litany of Woes Hits Stocks

Latest salvo in China trade war damages tech while higher rates and oil undercut consumer goods and housing.

Jim Cramer: A Micron Decline When It Could Have Had An Advance

Jim Cramer: A Micron Decline When It Could Have Had An Advance

If it weren't for Dropbox this Micron story would be the story of the day.

Micron's Results Suggest the DRAM Boom Remains in Full Swing

Micron's Results Suggest the DRAM Boom Remains in Full Swing

Though investors are choosing to take profits after a big run-up, Micron isn't talking or acting like a company expecting the good times to end soon.

This Tech Stocks Lineup Is a Modern Day Murderers' Row -- Market Recon

This Tech Stocks Lineup Is a Modern Day Murderers' Row -- Market Recon

And in the heart of the order lies the semiconductor industry. Nothing happens without these guys.

Fed's Powell on the Hill, MS Tech Conference in SF

Fed's Powell on the Hill, MS Tech Conference in SF

There are three things I want to listen for, and perhaps focus on, as Fed Chair Powell testifies before Congress.

Final Hour

Final hour of play in the period. VIX stable. Dollar stable. Ten year stable. Oil crawling to the finish line. Still equities struggle as soon as we get to 3 pm. The real signal will likely come at 3:45 when folks start gaming the closing imbalances...

Times Are Still Very Good for Chip Equipment Makers

Times Are Still Very Good for Chip Equipment Makers

Intel, Lam Research and others have delivered good news for the chip equipment industry this earnings season.

The President Must Show 'America First' Isn't 'America Alone': Market Recon

The President Must Show 'America First' Isn't 'America Alone': Market Recon

There probably will not be a trade war, beyond the intention of making a point.

Cramer: 'Godzillas' Just Can't Get a Hold of Enough Stock to Devour

Cramer: 'Godzillas' Just Can't Get a Hold of Enough Stock to Devour

I have never seen anything like the beast that is rocking this market.

My Top Stock Pick for 2018 Is This Semiconductor Stock

My Top Stock Pick for 2018 Is This Semiconductor Stock

Picking one stock as a favorite at the start of a calendar year is difficult but it sure is fun to try.

For Micron and Samsung, One Big Memory Market Looks Much Stronger Than the Other

For Micron and Samsung, One Big Memory Market Looks Much Stronger Than the Other

As the flash memory industry begins to see signs of price pressure, boom times continue for the DRAM industry.

KLA-Tencor Chart Patterns Duel Indicators

KLA-Tencor Chart Patterns Duel Indicators

New highs may lie ahead for this stock.

Samsung's Strong Earnings Report Was Good News for Quite a Few Companies

Samsung's Strong Earnings Report Was Good News for Quite a Few Companies

The Korean tech giant's report featured positive takeaways for memory chip rivals, mobile chip suppliers and others.

KLA Tencor Could Be Forming a Double Top

KLA Tencor Could Be Forming a Double Top

KLAC will need to decline further in the short run to confirm the pattern; meantime I favor the upside.