KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has climbed 0.5% in the past week and advanced 4.94% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.7% and the outperformance has advanced to 3.99% for the last 4 weeks period.
KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $72.79 and $72.43 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $73.03. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $73.03, notching a gain of 0.33% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,710,880 . The stock had closed at $72.79 on the previous day.
The company shares have rallied 25.94% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 2, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $73.65 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $70.96 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $69.10.
On the companys insider trading activities, Bell Bobby R, officer (Executive Vice President) of Kla Tencor Corp, unloaded 6,343 shares at an average price of $69.18 on May 4, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $438,809, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Currently the company Insiders own 0.2% of KLA-Tencor Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -94.8% . Institutional Investors own 87.73% of KLA-Tencor Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -92.03%.
KLA-Tencor Corporation is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. The Companys products are also used in various other industries, including the light emitting diode (LED) and data storage industries, as well as general materials research. KLA-Tencors products and services are used by bare wafer, integrated circuit (IC), lithography reticle and disk manufacturers around the world. These customers turn to the Company for inline wafer and IC defect monitoring, review and classification; reticle defect inspection and metrology; packaging and interconnect inspection; critical dimension (CD) 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 overall yield and fab-wide data management and analysis systems.