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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for KLA-Tencor Corporation (Nasdaq: KLAC) is tomorrow, August 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $52.91 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%. The average volume for KLA-Tencor has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor has a market cap of $8.71 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.