KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013


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KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KLAC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $58.75, the dividend yield is 3.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KLAC was $58.75, representing a -3.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.94 and a 35.96% increase over the 52 week low of $43.21.

KLAC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as EMC Corporation ( EMC ) and TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ). KLAC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports KLAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.58%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KLAC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to KLAC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KLAC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
  • Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares ( SOXL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXL with an increase of 28.17% over the last 100 days. PSI has the highest percent weighting of KLAC at 5.01%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: EMC , KLAC , PSI , SOXL , TEL

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