3. As of noon trading, KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC) is up $1.26 (2.3%) to $56.75 on average volume. Thus far, 826,137 shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.68-$56.76 after having opened the day at $56.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.49. KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 16.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate KLA-Tencor Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates KLA-Tencor Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full KLA-Tencor Corporation Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.