Weekly KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Ratings as of Apr 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 - By Joseph Norton

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.49 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.48, from 2017Q3’s 1.01. The ratio increased due to KLA-Tencor Corporation positioning: 31 sold and 145 reduced. 76 funds amassed positions and 187 increased positions. Investors holded 139.45 million in 2017Q3 but now own 138.11 million shares or 0.96% less.
Gsa Cap Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 0.3% or 46,276 shs. Bp Public Lc has 19,000 shs. First Personal Finance Ser invested in 1,181 shs or 0.02% of the stock. 3,000 were reported by Dreman Value Mngmt L L C. Exxonmobil Invest Management Tx has invested 0.07% of its capital in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). Whittier Tru Com Of Nevada has 1,230 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Shell Asset holds 28,128 shs or 0.06% of its capital. Checchi Advisers Lc has 2,410 shs. Oakbrook Invests Ltd Com owns 14,115 shs. Ent stated it has 102 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Winch Advisory Svcs Limited Liability Company invested in 0.05% or 728 shs. Perkins Coie Tru Com owns 1,000 shs. Two Sigma Llc reported 3,806 shs. Alabama-based Andra Ap has invested 0.08% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). Aperio Gp Limited Liability Co has invested 0.04% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC).

KLA-Tencor Corporation registered $3.04 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 10 sales since January 2, 2018. Shares for $1.46 million were sold by WALLACE RICHARD P. $123,245 worth of stock was sold by Trafas Brian M. on Thursday, February 1. On Thursday, March 1 Higgins Bren D. had sold 854 shs worth $96,434. On Friday, February 9 Khan Ahmad A. had sold 2,975 shs worth $296,637. Another trade for 4,237 shs valued at $462,977 was sold by Bell Bobby R.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover Kla-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC). “Buy” rating has 10, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 91% are bullish. 20 are the (NASDAQ:KLAC)’s analyst reports since October 19, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, January 8 the rating was downgraded by Needham to “Buy”. On Thursday, February 15 the rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. On Thursday, October 19 the stock of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) earned “Buy” rating by Needham. In Thursday, January 25 report KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $151.0 target. On Thursday, February 22 the firm has “Neutral” rating given by Susquehanna. On Monday, December 18 the firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given. On Wednesday, January 24 Stifel Nicolaus maintained KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) rating. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $139 target. In Wednesday, October 25 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $114 target. On Thursday, April 12 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) with “Buy” rating. In Monday, January 29 report Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. Listed here are KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) PTs and latest ratings.

12/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $150 Initiates Coverage On
21/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0
22/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Old Rating: Negative New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
15/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $122.0 Upgrade
30/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 New Target: $112 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $134.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $151.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $121 New Target: $139 Maintain

On during the last trading session the stock increased $0.62 or 0.57%, reaching $109.47.KLA-Tencor Corporation has volume of 165,038 shares. Since April 17, 2017 KLAC has risen 12.54% and is uptrending. KLAC outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nano-electronics industries worldwide.The firm is valued at $17.06 billion. It offers chip manufacturing products, such as front-end defect inspection tools, defect review systems, advanced packaging process control systems, metrology solutions, in-situ process monitoring products, and lithography software; wafer manufacturing products comprising wafer manufacturing products comprising surface and defect inspection, wafer geometry and nanotopography metrology, and data management; and reticle manufacturing products, such as defect inspection and pattern placement metrology products.The P/E ratio is 26.31. The firm also provides light emitting diode , power device, and compound semiconductor manufacturing products consisting of patterned wafer inspection, defect inspection, surface metrology, and data management products; thin-film head metrology and inspection, virtual lithography, in-situ process monitoring, transparent and metal substrate inspection, and data management products for data storage media/head manufacturing; and stylus and optical profiling, and optical inspection products for microelectromechanical systems manufacturing, as well as products for general purpose/lab applications.

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