Kla-Tencor Corp Dividend yield

 Price  366.06
 Dividend  4.21
 Earnings  15.06
 Cash-flow  14.41
 Book value  22.32
 Equity  19.92

Kla-Tencor Corp is part of Technology Hardware and Equip. business, which is part of Technology industry. Kla-Tencor Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kla-Tencor Corp paid a total dividend of 640 million USD last year, for a market value of 55,641 millions (Market Cap 55,428 millions). Dividend per share of Kla-Tencor Corp is 4.21 USD, and his stock market price 366.06 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kla-Tencor Corp has a dividend yield of 1.15%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Technology industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Kla-Tencor Corp dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Kla-Tencor Corp

Kla-Tencor Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kla-Tencor Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.15%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kla-Tencor Corp payout on ernings is currently 27.95%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.25% and 35.85% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Kla-Tencor Corpcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Kla-Tencor Corp is USD 14.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kla-Tencor Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Technology industry and Technology Hardware and Equip. sector companies.

Kla-Tencor Corp payout

Kla-Tencor Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Kla-Tencor Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kla-Tencor Corp showed a return of 5.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.98% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Kla-Tencor Corp stock and market return