KLA-Tencor CorpFind Ratings Reports
KLA-TENCOR CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. KLA-TENCOR CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.78 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 163.95% 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||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||876.89||710.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||238.25||152.21|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2592.98||2241.43|
|Total Assets ($mil)||5094.46||4572.52|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2979.2||3131.68|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||65.42||62.84|
|Return on Assets||16.95||11.6|
|Return on Equity||89.49||145.16|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||156.73||155.67|
|Div / share||0.54||0.52|
|Book value / share||6.16||2.35|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1535664.0||2171399.0|
BUY. KLA-TENCOR CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 27.92 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 14.38 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.36. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but 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 16.10||Peers 27.92||KLAC 16.15||Peers 16.24|
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 14.98||Peers 20.11||KLAC 0.58||Peers 1.64|
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 14.38||Peers 4.36||KLAC 64.67||Peers 0.99|
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 4.26||Peers 4.74||KLAC 14.44||Peers 18.87|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
KLAC trails its peers on the basis of sales growth