KLA Corporation Share Price and Company Fundamentals

6.910 (1.992%)
52 week
171.31 - 359.69

Last traded: Yesterday at 8:00 PM

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 packaging process control on wafer, automated optical inspection, data analytics, and packaging process control after singulation. In addition, the company offers compound semiconductor, power device, light emitting diode, and microelectromechanical system manufacturing products; 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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Company profile

Industry / SectorSemiconductor Equipment & Materials / Technology
Mailing addressOne Technology Drive Milpitas CA 95035 United States
Phone / Fax408 875 3000 /


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KLA Corporation paid $3.60 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 13 May 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 26.93%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.KLAC dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

KLAC's forward dividend amount is $3.6 and the forward dividend yield is 1.04%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Aug 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on KLA Corporation.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Richard P. WallacePres, CEO & Exec. Director604.53M
Mr. Bren D. HigginsExec. VP & CFO501.77M
Mr. Ahmad A. KhanPres of Semiconductor Process Control461.8M
Mr. Brian W. LorigExec. VP and GM of Global Support & Services46953.34k
Mr. Oreste DonzellaExec. VP - Electronics, Packaging & Components53984.39k
Mr. Virendra A. KirloskarSr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer57
Dr. Ben Bin-Ming TsaiCTO & Exec. VP of Corp. Alliances61
Mr. Kevin M. Kessel C.F.A., CFAVP of Investor Relations
Ms. MaryBeth WilkinsonExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.
Becky Howland Ph.D.Sr. Director of Corp. Communications

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of KLA Corporation is 54.23B and its enterprise value is 54.01B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of KLAC is 7.81.

The KLAC's stocks Beta value is 1.22 making it 22% more volatile compared to NASDAQ market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is KLA Corporation's Stock Symbol?

KLA Corporation trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KLAC".

2. What is KLA Corporation's stock price today?

One share of KLAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $353.8.

3. How can I contact KLA Corporation?

KLA Corporation's mailing address is One Technology Drive Milpitas CA 95035 United States. The company can be reached via phone at 408 875 3000.

4. What is KLA Corporation's official website?

The official website of KLA Corporation is http://www.kla.com.