Technical Analysis for KLAC - KLA-Tencor Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 176.43 1.98% 3.43
KLAC closed up 0.33 percent on Friday, May 22, 2020, on 39 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical KLAC trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 1.98%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 1.98%
NR7 Range Contraction 1.98%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.98%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 2.32%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 2.32%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength -0.84%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other -0.84%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.84%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength -0.84%

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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.
Technology Semiconductor Semiconductor Device Fabrication Integrated Circuit Process Control Lithography

Is KLAC a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 184.5
52 Week Low 101.34
Average Volume 1,688,707
200-Day Moving Average 160.38
50-Day Moving Average 153.54
20-Day Moving Average 167.01
10-Day Moving Average 171.08
Average True Range 8.28
ADX 23.55
+DI 28.13
-DI 17.43
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 155.38
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 172.37
Upper Bollinger Band 181.95
Lower Bollinger Band 152.07
Percent B (%b) 0.7
BandWidth 17.89
MACD Line 5.10
MACD Signal Line 4.82
MACD Histogram 0.281
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 27.13 Billion
Num Shares 157 Million
EPS 5.88
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 29.42
Price-to-Sales 4.91
Price-to-Book 12.87
PEG Ratio 1.40
Dividend 2.36
Dividend Yield 1.36%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 178.36
Resistance 3 (R3) 178.08 176.03 177.46
Resistance 2 (R2) 176.03 174.66 176.16 177.16
Resistance 1 (R1) 174.51 173.82 173.49 174.79 176.87
Pivot Point 172.46 172.46 171.94 172.59 172.46
Support 1 (S1) 170.94 171.09 169.92 171.22 169.13
Support 2 (S2) 168.89 170.25 169.02 168.84
Support 3 (S3) 167.37 168.89 168.54
Support 4 (S4) 167.65