KLA-Tencor CorpFind Ratings Reports
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.
STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. To learn more visit www.TheStreetRatings.com.
|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||750.67||642.64|
|Net Income ($mil)||178.1||104.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2494.62||2269.45|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4996.1||4571.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3018.57||3151.05|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||64.94||61.45|
|Return on Assets||15.56||8.72|
|Return on Equity||99.5||135.45|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||156.32||155.95|
|Div / share||0.52||0.52|
|Book value / share||5.0||1.89|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2260336.0||1269285.0|
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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.