KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased KLAC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.85% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of KLAC was $86.74, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.12 and a 39.16% increase over the 52 week low of $62.33.
KLAC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ) and Western Digital Corporation ( WDC ). KLAC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.5. Zacks Investment Research reports KLAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 16.85%, compared to an industry average of 25.9%.