KLA Corporation (KLAC)

NASDAQ: KLAC · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.40 (0.09%)
At close: Sep 27, 2023, 4:00 PM
-2.76 (-0.62%)
Pre-market: Sep 28, 2023, 7:45 AM EDT
Market Cap 60.74B
Revenue (ttm) 10.50B
Net Income (ttm) 3.39B
Shares Out 136.32M
EPS (ttm) 24.15
PE Ratio 18.45
Forward PE 19.64
Dividend $5.20 (1.17%)
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 14, 2023
Volume 781,213
Open 450.10
Previous Close 445.16
Day's Range 440.15 - 451.62
52-Week Range 250.20 - 520.19
Beta 1.35
Analysts Buy
Price Target 488.27 (+9.59%)
Earnings Date Oct 25, 2023

About KLAC

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 dime... [Read more]

Sector Technology
Founded 1975
Employees 15,000
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol KLAC
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2023, KLAC's revenue was $10.50 billion, an increase of 13.94% compared to the previous year's $9.21 billion. Earnings were $3.39 billion, an increase of 1.97%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 17 analysts, the average rating for KLAC stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is $488.27, which is an increase of 9.59% from the latest price.

Price Target
(9.59% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


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