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tickrz rank
B
KLA-Tencor Corp (KLAC)
Technology | Electronics
100.83  2.30%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 191Warren Buffett RankC / 266
Pure Value RankC / 296Dividend RankA / 98
Moat RankB / 119Financial Strength RankA / 91
Growth RankD / 373Momentum RankA / 107
KLAC vs ELECTRONICS SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
KLACSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO16.7734.819.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO11.5815.911.77
P/S RATIO4.464.72.03
P/B RATIO11.716.73.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY91.89%19.69%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL80.72%32.64%10.04%
NET MARGIN26.63%15.88%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.24%
PAYOUT RATIO37.15%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH5.94%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY221%
INTEREST COVERAGE10.34x
CURRENT RATIO3.4
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH5.78%
5 YR SPS GROWTH1.85%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-15.72%
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KLA-Tencor Corp's strong Dividend Rank may warrant a closer look for investors seeking dividend paying stocks
tickrz rank B / 191
KLA-Tencor Corp receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 296Warren Buffett ranking C / 266
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. KLA-Tencor Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 16.8x, a P/B ratio of 11.7x, a P/S ratio of 4.5x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.6x. KLA-Tencor Corp ranks 296 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.KLA-Tencor Corp ranks 266 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, KLA-Tencor Corp is probably not for you.

quality
moat B / 119financial strength A / 91
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.KLA-Tencor Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 10.34x, a debt/equity ratio of 221% and a Moat Rank of 119 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum A / 107
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 29.55% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 107. KLA-Tencor Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 98
value + yield
Shares currently yield 2.24%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, KLA-Tencor Corp ranks 98 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate KLA-Tencor Corp.

growth D / 373
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 5.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 1.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -15.7% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

KLA-Tencor Corp (KLAC)
Technology | Electronics
100.83  2.30%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio16.77x
P/B Ratio11.71x
P/S Ratio4.46x
EV/EBITDA Ratio11.58x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.24%
PAYOUT RATIO37.15%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH5.94%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY221%
INTEREST COVERAGE10.34x
CURRENT RATIO3.4
MOAT
ROE91.89%
ROIC80.72%
Net Margin26.63%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH5.78%
5 YR SPS GROWTH1.85%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-15.72%

TICKRZ RANK
KLA-Tencor Corp receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. KLA-Tencor Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 16.8x, a P/B ratio of 11.7x, a P/S ratio of 4.5x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.6x. KLA-Tencor Corp ranks 296 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
KLA-Tencor Corp ranks 266 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, KLA-Tencor Corp is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
KLA-Tencor Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 10.34x, a debt/equity ratio of 221% and a Moat Rank of 119 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 29.55% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 107. KLA-Tencor Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 2.24%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, KLA-Tencor Corp ranks 98 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate KLA-Tencor Corp.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 5.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 1.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -15.7% speak to its relatively poor ranking.