KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased KLAC 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 $63.96, representing a -8.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.28 and a 42.29% increase over the 52 week low of $44.95.
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 $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports KLAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 25.59%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.