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KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2014

KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KLAC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $72.82, the dividend yield is 2.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KLAC was $72.82, representing a -3.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.40 and a 33.25% increase over the 52 week low of $54.65.

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 $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports KLAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.24%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KLAC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • ProShares Ultra Semiconductors ( USD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is USD with an increase of 22.01% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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