KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2016. 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. At the current stock price of $75.53, the dividend yield is 2.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KLAC was $75.53, representing a -2.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.85 and a 21.18% 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 $4.96. Zacks Investment Research reports KLAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 10.66%, compared to an industry average of 22%.