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KLA Corporation is a company that designs, manufactures, and markets process control and process-enabling solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. It has expertise in substrate manufacturing, chip manufacturing, reticle manufacturing, packaging manufacturing, metrology, data analytics. The company offers LED, power devices, photonics, RF communications, MEMS, CPV solar, display, and HDD products.

TypePublic
Founded1997
HQMilpitas, US
Websitekla-tencor.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)10,020(+53%)
Job Openings524
Revenue (FY, 2020)$5.8 B(+28%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$216 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at KLA

Bobby Bell

Bobby Bell

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Rick Wallace

Rick Wallace

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Bren Higgins

Bren Higgins

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Ahmad Khan

Ahmad Khan

President, Semiconductor Process Control
Ben Tsai

Ben Tsai

Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Alliances
Brian Lorig

Brian Lorig

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Support and Services
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KLA Office Locations

KLA has offices in Milpitas, Ann Arbor, Austin, Ballston Spa and in 59 other locations
Milpitas, US (HQ)
1 Technology Dr
Ann Arbor, US
2350 Green Rd #100B
Austin, US
Colina West, 8834 N Capital of Texas Hwy #301
Ballston Spa, US
2 Bayberry Dr #100
Chandler, US
2727 W Frye Rd #110
Hayward, US
2278 American Ave #2260
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KLA Financials and Metrics

KLA Revenue

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KLA's revenue was reported to be $5.81 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

5.8b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

3.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

57.8%

Net income (FY, 2020)

1.2b

Market capitalization (14-Oct-2020)

33.5b

Closing stock price (14-Oct-2020)

216.0

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

460.8m

EV

36.5b
KLA's current market capitalization is $33.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.5b4.0b4.6b5.8b

Revenue growth, %

17%16%13%

Cost of goods sold

1.3b1.4b1.9b2.4b

Gross profit

2.2b2.6b2.7b3.4b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.2b1.4b1.0b460.8m

Accounts Receivable

571.1m651.7m990.1m1.1b

Inventories

733.0m931.8m1.3b1.3b

Current Assets

4.4b4.5b4.3b4.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

926.1m802.3m1.2b1.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

57.8m62.7m233.2m348.0m

Inventories

(46.4m)(182.9m)(59.6m)(74.8m)

Accounts Payable

40.1m21.8m(21.6m)61.1m
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

3.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

6.4 x
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KLA Operating Metrics

KLA's Backlog was reported to be $1.8b in FY, 2019.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Backlog

$977 m$984 m$1.21 b$1.46 b$1.56 b$1.84 b
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KLA Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CAPRESMarch 01, 2019
OrbotechFebruary 20, 2019$3.26 b
Luminescent TechnologiesApril 01, 2014
Vistec Semiconductor Systems - MIEOctober 01, 2008
ICOS Vision SystemsFebruary 26, 2008
FabSolveJune 28, 2007
SensArray CorpJanuary 17, 2007
OnWafer TechnologiesJanuary 16, 2007
Therma-WaveJanuary 08, 2007$75 m
ADE CorporationOctober 12, 2006$474 m
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KLA Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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KLA Revenue Breakdown

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KLA revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.3% from PCB, Display and Component Inspection, 89.3% from Semiconductor Process Control and 3.4% from Other

KLA revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.1% from North America, 6.7% from Europe & Israel, 24.2% from Taiwan, 26.6% from China, 12.8% from Korea, 12.7% from Japan and 3.9% from Other

KLA Online and Social Media Presence

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KLA News and Updates

KLA Corp. tops earnings, outlook expectations, hikes dividend

KLA Corp. shares fluctuated between slight gains and losses in the extended session Monday after the chip-making equipment company topped Wall Street estimates in its quarterly results and outlook and hiked its dividend. KLA shares were last down 0.1% after hours, following a 3.9% rise in the regul…

KLA, Lam Research stocks drop after Stifel downgrades

Shares of KLA Corp. are off 1.5% in premarket trading Monday while shares of Lam Research Corp. are down 0.6% after Stifel analyst Patrick Ho downgraded the stocks to neutral from buy. "We believe the recent rally in the markets and the group has led to a less attractive valuation that has risen '…

KLA-Tencor stock ticks higher after earnings beat

KLA-Tencor Corp. shares ticked higher in the extended session Monday after the semiconductor-equipment maker topped Wall Street expectations. KLA-Tencor shares rose 1.1% after hours, following a 3% decline to close the regular session at $124.61. The company reported fiscal third-quarter net income…

KLA-Tencor stock higher after company posts profit

Shares of KLA-Tencor Corp. rose 3% Tuesday after the semiconductor company swung to a fiscal second-quarter profit and its sales were above forecasts. KLA-Tencor said it earned $369 million, or $2.42 a share, in the quarter, versus a loss of $134 million, or 86 cents a share, in the year-ago quarte…

KLA-Tencor to change name to KLA Corp.

KLA-Tencor Corp. said Thursday it will change its name to KLA Corp. The semiconductor equipment maker said the change comes about 22 years after the KLA and Tencor merged. The company said it is also "rebranding" by adopting the tagline "Keep Looking Ahead." The stock, which was still inactive in p…

KLA-Tencor Corporation and Orbotech Ltd. Continue to Pursue Merger Clearance in the People's Republic of China

MILPITAS, Calif., and YAVNE, Israel, Dec. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) and Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORBK) today announced that KLA-Tencor continues to have advanced discussions with the State Administration for Market Regulation of the People's Republic of...
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KLA Blogs

KLA Joins Automotive Electronics Council

MILPITAS, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  KLA Corporation  (NASDAQ: KLAC) announced today that the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC), the organization that sets qualification standards for electronic components in the automotive industry, has accepted the company as an associate member.

KLA Corporation Reports Fiscal 2019 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

MILPITAS, Calif. , Aug. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  KLA Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced operating results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. KLA reported GAAP net income attributable to KLA of $218 million and GAAP earnings per diluted share attributable to KLA of

KLA Announces Live Webcast To Review Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

MILPITAS, Calif. , July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  KLA Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) announced today that the company will conduct a live audio webcast to review its fourth quarter fiscal year 2019 results on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. PDT . Logo -

KLA Announces September 2019 Investor Day

KLA Announces September 2019 Investor Day Content Import Tue, 07/09/2019 - 09:01 KLA Announces September 2019 Investor Day July 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT This release is a backfill from a News Wire Financial Releases Ge…

KLA-Tencor Corporation Appoints Jeneanne Hanley to Board of Directors

MILPITAS, Calif. , June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced the appointment of Jeneanne Hanley to its board of directors. Logo - https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/806571/KLA_Corporation_Logo.jpg A career automotive industry executive, Ms.

KLA Announces Live Webcast To Review Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

KLA Announces Live Webcast To Review Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results Content Import Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:19 KLA Announces Live Webcast To Review Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results April 15, 2019 at 4:15 PM EDT This release is a backfill from a News …
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KLA Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KLA founded?

    KLA was founded in 1997.

  • Who are KLA key executives?

    KLA's key executives are Bobby Bell, Rick Wallace and Bren Higgins.

  • How many employees does KLA have?

    KLA has 10,020 employees.

  • What is KLA revenue?

    Latest KLA annual revenue is $5.8 b.

  • What is KLA revenue per employee?

    Latest KLA revenue per employee is $579.5 k.

  • Who are KLA competitors?

    Competitors of KLA include ASML, Samsung Electro-Mechanics and PDF Solutions.

  • Where is KLA headquarters?

    KLA headquarters is located at 1 Technology Dr, Milpitas.

  • Where are KLA offices?

    KLA has offices in Milpitas, Ann Arbor, Austin, Ballston Spa and in 59 other locations.

  • How many offices does KLA have?

    KLA has 67 offices.