KLAC:NSD-KLA Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Semiconductor Equipment & Materials | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 175.96

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 27.28B

Volume

1.79M

Average Target Price

USD 169.79 (-3.51%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

KLA Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. The company offers chip and wafer manufacturing products, including defect inspection and review systems, metrology solutions, in situ process monitoring products, computational lithography software, and data analytics systems for chip manufacturers to manage yield throughout the semiconductor fabrication process. It also provides reticle manufacturing products, such as reticle inspection, metrology, and data analytics systems for mask shops; and packaging manufacturing products comprising standalone and cluster inspection and metrology systems for various applications in the field of semiconductor packaging. In addition, the company offers compound semiconductor, power device, light emitting diode, and microelectromechanical system manufacturing products for the display market; data storage media/head manufacturing products; general purpose/lab applications; and previous-generation KLA systems. Further, it provides wafer processing solutions; printed circuit boards, and display and inspection components; products for the deposition of thin film coating of materials on crystalline silicon photovoltaic wafers; and other services. The company offers its products and services for use by various bare wafer, integrated circuit, reticle, and hard disk drive manufacturers. The company was formerly known as KLA-Tencor Corporation and changed its name to KLA Corporation in July 2019. KLA Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

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ETFs Containing KLAC

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FTXL First Trust Nasdaq Semico.. 7.19 % 0.60 %

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USD0.04B
SOXX iShares PHLX Semiconducto.. 4.02 % 0.46 %

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BUL Pacer US Cash Cows Growth.. 3.66 % 0.60 %

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WMW ELEMENTS Linked to the Mo.. 2.79 % 0.75 %

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CZA Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF 2.09 % 0.76 %

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ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield F.. 2.06 % 0.20 %

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USD0.33B
FHQ:CA FT AlphaDEX U.S. Technolo.. 1.64 % 0.70 %

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USD0.05B
FHQ-F:CA FT AlphaDEX U.S. Technolo.. 1.64 % 0.79 %

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ZEUS:CA BMO Shiller Select US Ind.. 1.32 % 0.73 %

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USD9.21M
VOT Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth I.. 1.29 % 0.07 %

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USD14.06B
JKH iShares Morningstar Mid-C.. 1.25 % 0.30 %

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USD0.52B
EL41:XETRA Deka MSCI USA MC UCITS ET.. 0.77 % 0.30 %

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USD0.02B
EL41:F Deka MSCI USA MC UCITS ET.. 0.77 % 0.30 %

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USD0.02B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Semiconductor Equipment & Materials)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -1.24% 62% D- 67% D+
Dividend Return 0.95% 92% A- 51% F
Total Return -0.29% 62% D- 68% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 70.72% 79% C+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 3.20% 92% A- 69% D+
Total Return 73.92% 79% C+ 90% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 194.30% 63% D 90% A-
Dividend Return 20.82% 100% A+ 81% B-
Total Return 215.12% 67% D+ 92% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 27.58% 54% F 84% B
Dividend Return 2.79% 100% A+ 69% D+
Total Return 30.37% 61% D- 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 25.19% 96% A 57% F
Risk Adjusted Return 120.58% 100% A+ 95% A
Market Capitalization 27.28B 90% A- 97% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Semiconductor Equipment & Materials)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 27.28 73% C 33% F
Price/Book Ratio 11.73 7% F 9% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 23.67 41% F 12% F
EV/EBITDA 17.04 58% F 35% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 39.23% 96% A 96% A
Return on Invested Capital 20.83% 83% B 93% A
Return on Assets 11.46% 93% A 96% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 119.34% 6% F 19% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.40 64% D 53% F
Short Percent 2.80% 59% F 54% F
Beta 1.35 48% F 35% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.