Large Inflow of Money Detected in KLA-Tencor Corporation

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) : KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) had a healthy money flow of $19.94 million into the stock during the Thursdays trading session. The value of bullish trades on upticks was $34.27 million, whereas, investors only sold shares worth $14.33 million on downticks. The stock closed the day with an up-down ratio of 2.39.The money flow in the block trades to the tune of $19.59 million shows that the bulls were dominant, the large players used the weakness in the stock to accumulate it for the long-term. $20.42 million worth of transactions were on upticks. A paltry $0.83 million worth of block trade transactions on downticks shows that the investors are reluctant to sell the stock down. The total up-down ratio of the upticks vs the downticks in block trades was 24.62. KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) stock slid $0.33 intraday and traded at 75.22, a change of -0.44% over previous days close. However, for the week, the company shares are 1.99% compared to previous weeks close.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.71% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.88%. Shares have rallied 32.07% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 23, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $75.17 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $72.76 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $69.68.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC): The stock opened at $76.00 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $76.10 for the day. The stock traded down to $74.87 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $75.22 with a loss of -0.44% for the day. The stock had closed at $75.55 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,854,248 shares.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (EVP & Chief Financial Officer) of Kla Tencor Corp, Higgins Bren D. sold 363 shares at $72.23 on July 5, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $26,219. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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.

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