KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC)

CAPS Rating: 3 out of 5

The Company is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing and related microelectronics industries.

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Member Avatar racoveanul (82.56) Submitted: 7/3/2014 11:47:37 AM : Outperform Start Price: $73.88 KLAC Score: +1.72

I picked this stock because it is rated 10 by Stockscouter, it has a dividend and a beta computed by Yahoo Finance of more than 1.

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Member Avatar cibient (20.90) Submitted: 8/25/2011 12:01:23 PM : Outperform Start Price: $31.68 KLAC Score: +68.46

Pros: EV/EBITDA of 3.71, PEG of 0.94, $7.75 net cash per share (22% of mkt cap), 4% dividend.

Cons: 7.5% of shares are sold short. No insider buying, only insider selling. If semis are going through an extended cyclical downturn, this is only good for an LT entry.

Read more: http://seekingalpha.com/article/288791-kla-tencor-time-to-pick-up-this-tech-stock-with-an-attractive-yield?source=email_authors_alerts

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Member Avatar XCS (69.52) Submitted: 8/9/2011 6:09:58 PM : Outperform Start Price: $32.48 KLAC Score: +60.10

.55 PEG, nice profit margin and growth, balance sheet looks good.

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Member Avatar Jamanji (78.93) Submitted: 6/18/2011 9:50:05 AM : Outperform Start Price: $34.33 KLAC Score: +63.09

2011 Forbes Special Edition

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Member Avatar marshgerda (76.24) Submitted: 5/13/2011 7:57:45 AM : Outperform Start Price: $40.66 KLAC Score: +38.64

As a reminder, my thesis is to pick good companies at good pricies that pay dividends. Companies that I would be pleased to own if the market shut down for a year.

KLAC certainly meets that criteria. They pay a nice 2.3% dividend that has been steadily raised over time. They have a great balance sheet with $1.8b in cash, or almost $11 per share. They have been solidly beating expectations, yet have a ev/ebit of a bit over 6x.

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Member Avatar Jkavanag (< 20) Submitted: 2/22/2011 1:58:57 PM : Outperform Start Price: $42.98 KLAC Score: +25.02

Out perform

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Member Avatar valunvesthere (< 20) Submitted: 1/28/2011 3:40:49 PM : Outperform Start Price: $39.15 KLAC Score: +37.12

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KLA-Tencor Corporation
One Technology Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States - Map
Phone: 408-875-3000
Fax: 408-875-4144
Website: www.kla-tencor.com

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Index Membership: S&P 500
S&P 1500 Super Comp
Nasdaq 100
Sector: Technology
Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees: 5,000

Business Summary

KLA-Tencor Corporation provides process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing and related microelectronics industries. It offers equipment comprising patterned and unpatterned wafer inspection, defect review, and classification; reticle defect inspection; packaging and interconnect inspection; critical dimension metrology; pattern overlay metrology; film thickness, surface topography, and composition measurement; measurement of in-chamber process conditions, wafer shape, and stress metrology; computational lithography tools; and yield and fab-wide data management and analysis solutions. The company also provides products that serve the LED, data storage, solar, and other industries; and semiconductor mask and wafer inspection and metrology systems. KLA-Tencor offers its products in the United States, Europe, Israel, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

***All above information from YAHOO FINANCE***

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Member Avatar farmerjoe585 (49.56) Submitted: 1/12/2011 12:00:24 PM : Outperform Start Price: $34.82 KLAC Score: +62.39

good cashflow, growth rate, good forward P/E

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Member Avatar mrindependent (84.88) Submitted: 12/1/2010 4:17:07 PM : Outperform Start Price: $34.60 KLAC Score: +54.30

Qualifies for my stable dividends screen

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Member Avatar jemsa (< 20) Submitted: 11/22/2010 3:52:13 PM : Outperform Start Price: $33.21 KLAC Score: +62.02

stabledivs

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Member Avatar stklade (< 20) Submitted: 3/16/2010 3:04:29 PM : Outperform Start Price: $25.41 KLAC Score: +126.46

great stock for a patient investor

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Member Avatar spotpetes (< 20) Submitted: 1/4/2010 5:38:04 PM : Outperform Start Price: $32.23 KLAC Score: +58.84

tech

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Member Avatar clkinser (< 20) Submitted: 10/14/2009 11:02:09 PM : Outperform Start Price: $30.73 KLAC Score: +62.31

Tech spending turning around. Cap ex by chip firms will be beneficial to equip mfg.

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Member Avatar goldenrode (< 20) Submitted: 4/17/2009 6:42:25 PM : Outperform Start Price: $20.97 KLAC Score: +125.58

This stock is a solid investment at this time. The chip market will be increasing to meet the new market demands

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Member Avatar wishlist3410 (< 20) Submitted: 2/10/2009 5:08:34 PM : Outperform Start Price: $16.81 KLAC Score: +207.61

Intel's $7 billion factory upgrade

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Member Avatar paf67 (< 20) Submitted: 5/31/2008 12:02:34 PM : Outperform Start Price: $38.95 KLAC Score: +46.45

The semiconductor industry is about to come out of the slump triggered by over capacity in Flash Memory (thank you iPod buyers !)

KLAC will ride that wave.

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Member Avatar tic13justin (< 20) Submitted: 5/19/2008 7:08:27 PM : Outperform Start Price: $38.73 KLAC Score: +50.43

Semiconductor industry poised for rebound and metrology equipment going along with it.

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Member Avatar handoverhill (< 20) Submitted: 3/24/2008 11:03:10 AM : Outperform Start Price: $31.24 KLAC Score: +89.10

This stock in the upward trend and should be on your watch list.

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Member Avatar MadtownGuy (67.02) Submitted: 1/11/2008 11:16:02 AM : Outperform Start Price: $35.03 KLAC Score: +68.80

Beat down stock to make a turnaround

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Member Avatar kamalarora (< 20) Submitted: 1/5/2008 5:23:55 AM : Outperform Start Price: $36.48 KLAC Score: +61.02

Semi-Conductor cycle as usual. Wait and watch the stock bounce in 7-10 months from now.

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