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Recent Technicals: KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC)

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KLA-Tencor Corporation trades as part of the technology sector and trades as part of the semiconductors industry. KLA-Tencor Corp designs and manufactures yield-management and process-monitoring systems for the semiconductor industry. The company also provides systems for optical metrology and e-beam metrology.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The KLAC stock showed a previous change of 0.42% with an open at 124.17 and a close of 123.43. It reached an intraday high of 124.50 and a low of 122.12.

SeekingAlpha:  Bear reinstates KLA-Tencor

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $20.2b with 163.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 162.7m shares. Trading volume reached 942,797 shares compared to its average volume of 1,379,920 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, KLA-Tencor Corporation shares returned -1.03% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.76%. Over three months, it changed 34.34%. In one year it has changed 16.66% and within that year its 52-week high was 125.50 and its 52-week low was 80.65. KLAC stock is 53.04% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 103.35 and a 50 day moving average of 115.80. Currently KLAC stock is trading 19.43% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Bear reinstates KLA-Tencor

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.09 that ended on 30th of June 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 24.25. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 2.20. The TTM EPS is 8.67, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.24. Historically, the PE high was 33.60 and the PE low was 14.24. KLAC stock has set a new PE low record!

The dividend per share is currently 3.00, which is a dividend yield of 2.43%. Also, the payout ratio is 34.60%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 107.00, which means it may be overvalued by -15.35%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.60% of insider ownership and 150.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.61

CNBC:  Goldman analysts believe these stocks will surge more than 60% in the next year and one will double

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 100.64%, return on assets is 25.80%, profit margin is 33.92%, price-to-sales is 6.13 and price-to-book is 12.64.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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