KLAC - KLA-Tencor - Stock Forecast

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KLAC is currently covered by 21 analysts with an average price target of $694.44. This is a potential upside of $60.8 (9.6%) from yesterday's end of day stock price of $633.64.

KLA-Tencor's activity chart (see below) currently has 212 price targets and 227 ratings on display. The stock rating distribution of KLAC is 52.33% BUY, 39.53% HOLD and 8.14% SELL.

Stock Analyst Price Targets - Review

Analysts average stock forecasts to be materialized ratio is 93.74% with an average time for these price targets to be met of 204.38 days.

Highest price target for KLAC is $805, Lowest price target is $480, average price target is $694.44.

Most recent stock forecast was given by C J MUSE from CANTOR FITZGERALD on 08-Apr-2024. First documented stock forecast 26-Mar-2013.

Split History since 2000:

1/19/00 2 for 1


KLA Corporation is a company that caters to semiconductor manufacturing and related electronics industries globally.

The company operates through four segments: Semiconductor Process Control, Specialty Semiconductor Process, PCB, Display and Component Inspection, and Other.


The Semiconductor Process Control segment offers integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing products that include:

  • wafer inspection and review, metrology, wafer and substrate defect inspection and metrology, reticle defect inspection and metrology.
  • Chemical/materials quality analysis, in situ process management, and wafer handling diagnostics for IC and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) manufacturing.

They also provide software products to provide run-time process control, defect excursion identification, process corrections, and defect classification.

The Specialty Semiconductor Process segment provides specialty semiconductor manufacturing:

  • benchtop metrology, surface characterization, and electrical property measurement services for general purpose/laboratory applications.

The segment also offers etch, plasma dicing, deposition, and other wafer processing technologies and solutions for the semiconductor and microelectronics industry.

The PCB, Display and Component Inspection segment provides:

  • Direct imaging, inspection, optical shaping, additive printing, and computer-aided manufacturing and engineering solutions for the printed circuit board (PCB) market.

KLA also offers inspection and electrical testing systems to identify and classify defects, as well as systems to repair defects for the display market.

The Other segment offers inspection and metrology systems for quality control and yield improvement in advanced and traditional semiconductor packaging markets.


KLA Corporation was founded in 1975 and was formerly known as KLA-Tencor Corporation before it changed its name in July 2019. The company is headquartered in Milpitas, California, and has a global presence in the semiconductor and related electronics industries.

Currently out of the existing stock ratings of KLAC, 45 are a BUY (52.33%), 34 are a HOLD (39.53%), 7 are a SELL (8.14%).

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$109.18 (15.80%)


14 days ago

4/9 (44.44%)

$109.18 (15.80%)




$114.18 (16.53%)


20 days ago

11/12 (91.67%)

$94.12 (13.24%)




$-15.82 (-2.29%)


20 days ago

15/16 (93.75%)

$-35.88 (-5.05%)




$-140.82 (-20.38%)


2 months 27 days ago

6/10 (60%)

$-48.04 (-8.03%)




$-50.82 (-7.36%)


2 months 27 days ago

11/11 (100%)

$41.96 (7.02%)


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What is KLAC (KLA-Tencor) average time for price targets to be met?

On average it took 204.38 days on average for the stock forecasts to be realized with a an average price target met ratio 93.74

Which analyst has the current highest performing score on KLAC (KLA-Tencor) with a proven track record?


Which analyst has the most public recommendations on KLAC (KLA-Tencor)?

Tammy Qiu works at BERENBERG and has 5 price targets and 5 ratings on KLAC

Which analyst is the currently most bullish on KLAC (KLA-Tencor)?

Joseph Quatrochi with highest potential upside - $114.18

Which analyst is the currently most reserved on KLAC (KLA-Tencor)?

Romit Shah with lowest potential downside - -$612.82

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