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KLA NasdaqGS:KLAC Stock Report

Last Price

US$668.82

Market Cap

US$90.4b

7D

1.1%

1Y

76.1%

Updated

24 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

KLAC Stock Overview

KLA Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control, process-enabling, and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related electronics industries worldwide.

KLAC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends4/6

KLA Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KLA
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$668.82
52 Week HighUS$687.69
52 Week LowUS$355.88
Beta1.33
1 Month Change4.23%
3 Month Change20.37%
1 Year Change76.07%
3 Year Change114.90%
5 Year Change477.66%
Change since IPO16,976.25%

Recent News & Updates

Is KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) A Risky Investment?

Feb 19
Is KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) A Risky Investment?

Does This Valuation Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Feb 04
Does This Valuation Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

KLA Corporation: Quarterly Earnings, Challenging Market Conditions And Limited Visibility (Rating Downgrade)

Jan 27

Recent updates

Is KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) A Risky Investment?

Feb 19
Is KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) A Risky Investment?

Does This Valuation Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Feb 04
Does This Valuation Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

KLA Corporation: Quarterly Earnings, Challenging Market Conditions And Limited Visibility (Rating Downgrade)

Jan 27

At US$567, Is KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Worth Looking At Closely?

Jan 17
At US$567, Is KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Worth Looking At Closely?

Earnings Not Telling The Story For KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Jan 02
Earnings Not Telling The Story For KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Shareholders Are Optimistic That KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Will Multiply In Value

Dec 15
Shareholders Are Optimistic That KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Will Multiply In Value

KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $1.45

Nov 06
KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $1.45

Is KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) A Risky Investment?

Oct 22
Is KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) A Risky Investment?

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Oct 06
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Why KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Could Be Worth Watching

Sep 20
Why KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Could Be Worth Watching

Here's What KLA's (NASDAQ:KLAC) Strong Returns On Capital Mean

Aug 21
Here's What KLA's (NASDAQ:KLAC) Strong Returns On Capital Mean

Does KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jul 21
Does KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Estimating The Fair Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Jun 27
Estimating The Fair Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Presents An Opportunity

Jun 15
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Presents An Opportunity

Why The 40% Return On Capital At KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Should Have Your Attention

May 22
Why The 40% Return On Capital At KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Should Have Your Attention

What Is KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) Share Price Doing?

Apr 28
What Is KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) Share Price Doing?

KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Mar 13
KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Does KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Feb 23
Does KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Calculating The Fair Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Feb 02
Calculating The Fair Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

When Should You Buy KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)?

Jan 18
When Should You Buy KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)?

KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Dec 13
KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Is Now The Time To Put KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) On Your Watchlist?

Nov 25
Is Now The Time To Put KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) On Your Watchlist?

We Take A Look At Why KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) CEO Compensation Is Well Earned

Oct 27
We Take A Look At Why KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) CEO Compensation Is Well Earned

Is There An Opportunity With KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) 25% Undervaluation?

Oct 01
Is There An Opportunity With KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) 25% Undervaluation?

KLA to build new R&D and manufacturing facility in Newport, Wales

Sep 29

Here How Much AMAT, KLAC, LRCX, and AMD may be Impacted by Future Licensing Requirements for China

Sep 13
Here How Much AMAT, KLAC, LRCX, and AMD may be Impacted by Future Licensing Requirements for China

KLA Corp.: Finest Stock In The Semiconductor Industry

Sep 05

Does KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Aug 27
Does KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Capitalize On The CHIPS Act With KLA Corporation

Aug 07

What Is KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) Share Price Doing?

Aug 02
What Is KLA Corporation's (NASDAQ:KLAC) Share Price Doing?

KLA prices $500M senior notes tender offer

Jul 06

Here's Why KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Jul 04
Here's Why KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

KLA: Adding Granularity To Its Investor Day Presentations

Jun 21

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

Jun 06
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)

We Think KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

May 23
We Think KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Shareholder Returns

KLACUS SemiconductorUS Market
7D1.1%4.3%1.3%
1Y76.1%98.8%25.6%

Return vs Industry: KLAC underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 98.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KLAC exceeded the US Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KLAC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KLAC volatility
KLAC Average Weekly Movement4.7%
Semiconductor Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: KLAC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: KLAC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
197515,105Rick Wallacehttps://www.kla.com

KLA Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control, process-enabling, and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related electronics industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Process Control; Specialty Semiconductor Process; and PCB, Display and Component Inspection. The company offers inspection and review tools to identify, locate, characterize, review, and analyze defects on various surfaces of patterned and unpatterned wafers; metrology systems that are used to measure pattern dimensions, film thickness, film stress, layer-to-layer alignment, pattern placement, surface topography, and electro-optical properties for wafers; Wafer defect inspection, review, and metrology systems; reticle inspection and metrology systems; chemical process control equipment; wired and wireless sensor wafers and reticles; and semiconductor software solutions that provide run-time process control, defect excursion identification, process corrections, and defect classification to accelerate yield learning rates and reduce production risk.

KLA Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do KLA's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KLAC fundamental statistics
Market capUS$90.45b
Earnings (TTM)US$2.71b
Revenue (TTM)US$9.67b

33.4x

P/E Ratio

9.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
KLAC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$9.67b
Cost of RevenueUS$3.89b
Gross ProfitUS$5.78b
Other ExpensesUS$3.07b
EarningsUS$2.71b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2023

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)20.01
Gross Margin59.76%
Net Profit Margin27.98%
Debt/Equity Ratio193.6%

How did KLAC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.9%

Current Dividend Yield

27%

Payout Ratio
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