KLA-Tencor Stock Hits New 52-Week High (KLAC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (Nasdaq: KLAC) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $58.01, above its previous 52-week high of $57.97 with three million shares traded as of 3:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been two million shares over the past 30 days.

KLA-Tencor has a market cap of $9.37 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 16.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries.

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TheStreet Ratings rates KLA-Tencor 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. You can view the full KLA-Tencor Ratings Report.

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