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

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KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KLAC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KLAC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of KLAC was $56.38, representing a -2.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.97 and a 30.48% 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 $4.1. Zacks Investment Research reports KLAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -30.4%, compared to an industry average of -3.2%.

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 )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio ( PWO )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWC with an increase of 5.36% over the last 100 days. PSI has the highest percent weighting of KLAC at 5.06%.



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



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