KLA-Tencor Corp

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KLAC : NASDAQ : Technology
$79.26 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 2309400.0
12/07/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


KLA-TENCOR CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. KLA-TENCOR CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.26 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 165.42% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)750.67642.64
EBITDA ($mil)267.24187.6
EBIT ($mil)252.82167.86
Net Income ($mil)178.1104.9


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2494.622269.45
Total Assets ($mil)4996.14571.32
Total Debt ($mil)3018.573151.05
Equity ($mil)781.51294.44


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin64.9461.45
EBITDA Margin35.629.19
Operating Margin33.6826.12
Sales Turnover0.620.62
Return on Assets15.568.72
Return on Equity99.5135.45
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio4.034.02
Debt/Capital0.790.91
Interest Expense30.7330.56
Interest Coverage8.235.49


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)156.32155.95
Div / share0.520.52
EPS1.130.66
Book value / share5.01.89
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2260336.01269285.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 30.16 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.37. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 15.41 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.18. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, KLA-TENCOR CORP seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLAC 15.53 Peers 30.16   KLAC 16.34 Peers 17.71

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

KLAC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

KLAC is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLAC 13.40 Peers 18.33   KLAC 0.79 Peers 2.53

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

KLAC is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

KLAC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
KLAC 15.41 Peers 4.18   KLAC 100.00 Peers 22.14

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

KLAC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

KLAC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KLAC 3.89 Peers 4.46   KLAC 9.90 Peers 10.64

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

KLAC is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

KLAC is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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