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KLA Tencor Getting Closer To Key Technical Benchmark


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On Thursday, KLA Tencor ( KLAC ) got a positive adjustment to its Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating , from 68 to 71.

[ibd-display-video id=2368044 width=50 float=left autostart=true] IBD's unique RS Rating tracks technical performance by using a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score that indicates how a stock's price performance over the trailing 52 weeks matched up against all other stocks.

Decades of market research shows that the stocks that go on to make the biggest gains tend to have an RS Rating north of 80 in the early stages of their moves. See if KLA Tencor can continue to show renewed price strength and hit that benchmark.

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KLA Tencor is not currently showing a potential entry point. See if the stock goes on to form a promising consolidation that could ignite a new run.

The company reported 30% EPS growth in the latest quarterly report, while sales growth came in at 11%.

KLA Tencor holds the No. 10 rank among its peers in the Electronics-Semiconductor Equipment industry group. ASML ( ASML ), Cabot Microelectronics ( CCMP ) and Entegris ( ENTG ) are among the top 5 highly rated stocks within the group.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: KLAC , RS , ASML , CCMP , ENTG



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