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Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 405.59
  • Sector Technology
  • Industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 403.13  –  418.52
  • Year Range 250.20  –  428.56
  • Market Cap 57.7225 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.4 Mil /  1.4 Mil
  • Price / Sales 5.66
  • Price / Book 21.58
  • Forward Div Yield 1.28%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.44%

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We Expect KLA To Fare Better Than Peers in Equipment Downturn; Shares Fairly Valued; FVE $410

Analyst Note

| Abhinav Davuluri |

KLA reported fiscal second-quarter sales slightly above management’s guidance, led by continued strength in the foundry and logic segments. Although the firm is not immune to the weaker demand environment for wafer fab equipment, we expect wide-moat KLA to outperform the overall WFE market in 2023 thanks to the firm’s greater exposure to leading-edge logic and foundry customers such as TSMC, Samsung, and Intel that will continue to ramp new process technologies despite macroeconomic headwinds. We are maintaining our fair value estimate of $410 per share and we see shares as fairly valued.

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Company Profile KLAC

Business Description

KLA designs and manufactures yield-management and process-monitoring diagnostic and control systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The systems are used to analyze the manufacturing process at various steps in a semiconductor's development. The firm's laser-scanning products are used for wafer qualification, process monitoring, and equipment monitoring. KLA also provides inspection tools and systems for optical metrology and e-beam metrology.

One Technology Drive
Milpitas, CA, 95035
Industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Employees 14,280

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FAQs for KLA Corp Stock

Yes. KLAC has a forward dividend yield of 1.28%. See KLAC’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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KLAC’s market cap is 57.72 Bil.
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KLAC’s stock style is Large Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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KLAC’s price/sales is 5.66.
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KLAC’s price/forward earnings is 16.81.
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KLAC’s price/book is 21.58.
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KLAC’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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