KLA-Tencor Corporation: Technology and Communications Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					KLA-Tencor Corporation

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KLA-Tencor Corporation                                                  Financial Snapshot

                                                                        Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   One Technology Drive, Milpitas,      The company reported revenue of US$3,175.17
Headquarters Address
                                   95035,United States of America       million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                        company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 3.84% during
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                                                                        2007–2011, with an annual growth of 74.39% over
                                                                        2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                + 14088754144                        margin of 36.23%, as against 18.13% in 2010.

Website                            www.kla-tencor.com
                                                                        Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      KLAC, NASDAQ

Number of Employees                5,500

Fiscal Year End                    June

Revenue (in US$ million)           3,175.17




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                          Weaknesses                           Return on Equity

Geographical Diversification       Consistent increase in liabilities   The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                        27.77% for the fiscal year 2011, as compared to its
                                                                        peers, Applied Materials, Inc. (Ticker: AMAT), Veeco
Market Position                    Declining Market Share in Sector     Instruments Inc. (Ticker: VECO) and Tokyo Electron
                                                                        Limited (Ticker: 8035), which recorded ROEs of
Shipment backlogs                  Overdependence on Asia               21.89%,    16.83%      and     12.53%    respectively.
                                                                        Furthermore, the company reported an operating
                                                                        margin of 36.23% in 2011.
Strong financial performance

Strong market position                                                  Return on Equity


Opportunities                      Threats
Growing wireless market in Latin
                                   Currency exchange risk
America

Strategic Acquisitions             Stringent regulations




                                                                        Liquidity Position

                                                                        The company reported a current ratio of 4.17 in 2011,
                                                                        as compared to its peers, Applied Materials, Inc.,
                                                                        Veeco Instruments Inc. and Tokyo Electron Limited,
                                                                        which recorded current ratios of 3.71, 4.51 and 3.83
                                                                        respectively. As of June 2011, the company recorded
                                                                        cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                        US$2,038.54 million, against zero current debt. The
                                                                        company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.26 in
                                                                        2011 as compared to its peers, Applied Materials,
                                                                        Inc., Veeco Instruments Inc. and Tokyo Electron
                                                                        Limited, which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.22,
                                                                        0.00 and 0.00 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure..........................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................20
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................21
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 22
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................22
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................22
				
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