Technical Analysis for KLAC - KLA-Tencor Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 335.48 -0.90% -3.04
KLAC closed down 0.9 percent on Friday, May 20, 2022, on 1.46 times normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation.

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ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
20 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
Outside Day Range Expansion 0.00%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish -0.90%
Inside Day Range Contraction -0.90%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.49%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.49%
Gapped Down Weakness 0.49%
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish -4.56%

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Alert Time
20 DMA Support about 14 hours ago
10 DMA Support about 14 hours ago
Down 5% about 17 hours ago
Down 1 ATR about 17 hours ago
Down 3% about 17 hours ago

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KLA-Tencor Corporation Description

KLA-Tencor Corporation engages in design, manufacture, and marketing of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. It provides a portfolio of defect inspection and metrology products, as well as related service, software, and other offerings. The company offers inline wafer and integrated circuit (IC) defect monitoring, review, and classification; reticle defect inspection and metrology; packaging and interconnect inspection; critical dimension metrology; pattern overlay metrology; film thickness, surface topography, and composition measurements; measurement of in-chamber process conditions, wafer shape, and stress metrology; computational lithography tools; and yield and fab-wide data management and analysis systems. KLA-Tencor Corporation offers its products and services for bare wafer, IC, lithography reticle, and disk manufacturers. It also serves light emitting diode and data storage industries, as well as general materials research industries. KLA-Tencor Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


Sector: Technology
Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Keywords: S&P 500 Semiconductor Nasdaq 100 Integrated Circuits Semiconductor Device Fabrication Light Emitting Diodes Process Control Metrology Electronics Industries Lithography Yield Management Nanoelectronics Reticle Yield Management Solutions

Is KLAC a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 457.0
52 Week Low 287.45
Average Volume 1,368,291
200-Day Moving Average 364.97
50-Day Moving Average 340.58
20-Day Moving Average 329.16
10-Day Moving Average 329.56
Average True Range 17.20
RSI 50.50
ADX 12.68
+DI 20.60
-DI 21.31
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 303.37
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 358.21
Upper Bollinger Bands 350.73
Lower Bollinger Band 307.59
Percent B (%b) 0.65
BandWidth 13.11
MACD Line -0.80
MACD Signal Line -3.05
MACD Histogram 2.2457
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 52.04 Billion
Num Shares 155 Million
EPS 8.22
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 40.80
Price-to-Sales 6.82
Price-to-Book 14.47
PEG Ratio 2.63
Dividend 3.60
Dividend Yield 1.07%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 378.55
Resistance 3 (R3) 377.51 362.13 371.37
Resistance 2 (R2) 362.13 351.16 362.64 368.97
Resistance 1 (R1) 348.80 344.38 341.11 349.84 366.58
Pivot Point 333.42 333.42 329.57 333.93 333.42
Support 1 (S1) 320.09 322.45 312.40 321.13 304.38
Support 2 (S2) 304.71 315.67 305.22 301.99
Support 3 (S3) 291.38 304.71 299.59
Support 4 (S4) 292.42