KLAC:NSD-KLA Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Semiconductor Equipment & Materials | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 337.98

Change

+7.89 (+2.39)%

Market Cap

USD 50.92B

Volume

1.17M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 445.64 (+31.85%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


KLA Corporation (KLAC) Stock Analysis:
Based on the KLA Corporation stock forecasts from 14 analysts, the average analyst target price for KLA Corporation is USD 445.64 over the next 12 months. KLA Corporation’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of KLA Corporation is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, KLA Corporation’s stock price was USD 337.98. KLA Corporation’s stock price has changed by +1.24% over the past week, +2.04% over the past month and +6.31% over the last year.

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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, metr ...Read More

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+1.65 (+0.30%)

USD220.05B 40.11 32.84
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+16.61 (+3.53%)

USD67.04B 15.10 11.74
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USD14.49B 32.32 21.23
BRKS Brooks Automation Inc

N/A

USD8.41B 76.16 422.40
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IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation

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USD5.14B 19.02 8.42
CCMP CMC Materials Inc

+0.12 (+0.07%)

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KLIC Kulicke and Soffa Industries I..

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AMBA Ambarella Inc

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USD2.94B 220.80 N/A

ETFs Containing KLAC

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SOXL Direxion Shares ETF Trust.. 0.00 % 0.99 %

+1.09 (+5.71%)

USD4.75B
XAXD:LSE Xtrackers - MSCI AC Asia .. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.20 (+0.44%)

USD0.55B
SOXQ Invesco PHLX Semiconducto.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

+0.43 (+1.93%)

N/A
JOET Virtus ETF Trust II - Vir.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.20 (+0.76%)

N/A
ALTL Pacer Funds Trust - Pacer.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

N/A

N/A
RISN Inspire Tactical Balanced.. 0.00 % 0.71 %

N/A

N/A
FEVR Inspire Faithward Large C.. 0.00 % 0.80 %

+0.41 (+1.83%)

N/A
2B7F:XETRA iShares Automation & Robo.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.08 (+1.26%)

USD3.54B
XRSM:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.02 %

+0.40 (+1.34%)

USD0.11B
XSDR:LSE Xtrackers - Stoxx Europe .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-104.00 (-0.63%)

USD0.11B
XAXJ:LSE Xtrackers - MSCI AC Asia .. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+3.50 (+0.10%)

USD0.55B
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD7.46M
SOXX iShares Semiconductor ETF 0.00 % 0.43 %

+7.00 (+1.80%)

USD7.44B
SPGP Invesco S&P 500 GARP ETF 0.00 % 0.36 %

+0.77 (+0.93%)

USD0.84B
BUL Pacer US Cash Cows Growth.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.63 (+1.85%)

USD8.74M
RNLC First Trust Large Cap US .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.36 (+1.18%)

USD0.02B
FTXL First Trust Nasdaq Semico.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+1.06 (+1.83%)

USD0.09B
JDIV JPMorgan U.S. Dividend ET.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.34 (+0.99%)

USD0.07B
BIBL Northern Lights Fund Trus.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.47 (+1.53%)

USD0.27B
ZEUS:CA BMO Shiller Select US Ind.. 0.00 % 0.73 %

N/A

USD9.21M
WMW ELEMENTS Linked to the Mo.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD0.03B
VMO:CA Vanguard Global Momentum .. 0.00 % 0.37 %

+0.32 (+0.77%)

USD0.06B
SPHB Invesco S&P 500 High Beta.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+1.59 (+2.56%)

USD0.56B
JUMF:F Jpmorgan ETFs Ireland Ica.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

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N/A

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 -21.42% 76% C 48% F
Dividend Return 0.49% 100% A+ 30% F
Total Return -20.93% 76% C 48% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 6.49% 84% B 88% B+
Dividend Return 1.32% 100% A+ 29% F
Total Return 7.81% 84% B 88% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 222.68% 83% B 91% A-
Dividend Return 15.30% 100% A+ 70% C-
Total Return 237.99% 83% B 91% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 40.41% 65% D 86% B
Dividend Return 2.30% 92% A- 61% D-
Total Return 42.71% 65% D 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 36.49% 85% B 43% F
Risk Adjusted Return 117.04% 96% A 98% A+
Market Capitalization 50.92B 92% A- 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 16.56 63% D 49% F
Price/Book Ratio 12.38 8% F 6% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 23.30 20% F 13% F
EV/EBITDA 13.79 35% F 39% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 87.60% 100% A+ 98% A+
Return on Invested Capital 34.05% 84% B 93% A
Return on Assets 19.34% 88% B+ 98% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio 101.34% 13% F 22% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.25% 64% D 22% F
Short Ratio 1.25 92% A- 73% C
Short Percent 1.31% 88% B+ 68% D+
Beta 1.28 60% D- 37% 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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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 than 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.

Highly 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.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.