KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) have moved within the range of $73.30 to $109.59. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $107.69, which is 1.73% lower than its 52-week high.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 2.57%, and a 50-day SMA of 9.00%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $16.87 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When thinking about buying shares in a public company, it is useful to gauge the average enthusiasm level of Wall Street analysts for that specific stock. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) is Outperform.

When it comes to quarterly financial results, publicly-traded companies usually post earnings and revenue figures that fall somewhat above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jun. 2017, KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) delivered a 1.61% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.94 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.92 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) delivered a 3.21% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.64 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.59 per share.

Ownership at KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

Investors can gain useful insight on institutional ownership within a public company by taking a look at the organization’s most recent 13F filings. KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) has 0.16 billion shares outstanding currently, 92.15% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $15.59 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC), there were 63 new positions totaling 2,167,843 shares of the company’s stock. There were 45 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 2,531,145 shares.