KLA Corporation Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-1.760 (-0.470%)
52 week
282.83 - 457.12

Last traded: Today at 8:00 PM

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 four segments: Semiconductor Process Control; Specialty Semiconductor Process; PCB, Display and Component Inspection; and Other. The company offers integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing products that comprises wafer inspection and review, and metrology; wafer and substrate defect inspection and metrology; reticle defect inspection and metrology; chemical/materials quality analysis; in situ process management and wafer handling diagnostics for IC and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) manufacturing; software products to provide run-time process control, defect excursion identification, process corrections, and defect classification; and refurbished and remanufactured products. It also provides specialty semiconductor manufacturing, benchtop metrology, surface characterization, and electrical property measurement services for general purpose/ lab applications; etch, plasma dicing, deposition, and other wafer processing technologies and solutions for the semiconductor and microelectronics industry. In addition, the company offers direct imaging, inspection, optical shaping, additive printing, and computer-aided manufacturing and engineering solutions for the PCB market; inspection and electrical testing systems to identify and classify defects, as well as systems to repair defects for the display market; and inspection and metrology systems for quality control and yield improvement in advanced and traditional semiconductor packaging markets. The company was formerly known as KLA-Tencor Corporation and changed its name to KLA Corporation in July 2019. KLA Corporation was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSemiconductor Equipment & Materials / Technology
Full time employees14000
Mailing addressOne Technology Drive Milpitas CA 95035 United States
Phone / Fax408 875 3000 / 408 875 4875


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KLA Corporation paid $4.20 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 11 Aug 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 19.16%. 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 $5.2 and the forward dividend yield is 1.39%. 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 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on KLA Corporation.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Richard P. WallacePres, CEO & Exec. Director614.37M
Mr. Bren D. HigginsExec. VP & CFO511.78M
Ms. Mary Beth WilkinsonExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.1.49M
Mr. Ahmad A. KhanPres of Semiconductor Process Control471.91M
Mr. Brian W. LorigExec. VP of KLA Global Services471.12M
Mr. Virendra A. KirloskarSr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer58
Dr. Ben Bin-Ming TsaiCTO & Exec. VP of Corp. Alliances62
Mr. Kevin M. Kessel C.F.A.VP of Investor Relations
Becky Howland Ph.D.Sr. Director of Corp. Communications
Randi PolanichVP & Chief Communications Officer

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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 and its enterprise value is .

The KLAC's stocks Beta value is 1.33 making it 33% 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 $372.75.

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 https://www.kla.com.