The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $76.60 on KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.17 a share for the upcoming quarter and $4.80 for the current fiscal.
The technical analysis of KLA-Tencor Corporation plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of KLA-Tencor Corporation is $73.48, and stock is trading $-5.96 points away or -8.11% from its 50-day moving average of $73.48. Further it is trading $-3.77 or -5.29% away its 200-day moving average of $71.29. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) 52-week high is $77.85 and the 52-week low is $46.76.
This explains if the stock moves $-10.33, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +44.40% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.
Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of KLA-Tencor Corporation, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) ratio came in at 15.04.
The stock last ended the trading session at $67.52 and registered a market cap of $10.53B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) PEG ratio is at 0.66.
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