KLA-Tencor Corp ($KLAC) Cautious Buy or Hold to $54 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name KLA-Tencor Corp
Stock ticker KLAC
Live stock price [stckqut]KLAC[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $49.78
Target stock price (averages with growth) $45.33
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $26.15
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $56.18

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=klac

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLA-Tencor) is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. KLA-Tencor is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries, and provides a comprehensive portfolio of defect inspection and metrology products, and related service, software and other offerings. The semiconductor industry is KLA-Tencor’s core focus. The Company’s products are used in a number of high technology industries, including the light emitting diode (LED) and data storage industries, as well as general materials research. Within its primary area of focus, the Company’s portfolio includes defect inspection and metrology products, and related service, software and other offerings, which helps integrated circuit (IC or chip) manufacturers manage yield throughout the entire semiconductor fabrication process.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in KLA-Tencor Corp as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I am a little concerned that the growth has slowed too much so I am taking the company off of my Watch List.

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