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%.
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%.