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KLA-Tencor Corp (NAS:KLAC)
Shiller P/E Ratio
31.80 (As of Today)

As of today, KLA-Tencor Corp's current share price is $73.26. KLA-Tencor Corp's E10 for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was $2.32. KLA-Tencor Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 31.80.

KLAC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 8.91   Max: 87.46
Current: 31.8

8.91
87.46

During the past 13 years, KLA-Tencor Corp's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 87.46. The lowest was 8.91. And the median was 28.78.

KLAC's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
91% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KLAC: 31.80 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

KLA-Tencor Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.227. Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 6 years together and divide 6 will get our E10, which is $2.32 for the trailing six years ended in Mar. 2014.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

KLA-Tencor Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=73.26/2.32
=31.58

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

KLA-Tencor Corp's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Jun13 is calculated as:

For example, KLA-Tencor Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Mar. 2014*CPI of Current
=1.21/236.293*239.556
=1.227

Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate:

Current CPI = 239.556.

KLA-Tencor Corp Quarterly Data

201112201203201206201209201212201303201306201309201312201403
per share eps 0.6601.2101.4540.8000.6300.9800.7990.6600.8301.210
CPI 225.672229.392229.478231.407229.601232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293
Adj_EPS 0.7011.2641.5180.8280.6571.0090.8200.6750.8531.227
200906200909200912201003201006201009201012201103201106201109
per share eps -0.1500.1200.1300.3300.6580.9101.0901.2201.4291.130
CPI 215.693215.969215.949217.631217.965218.439219.179223.467225.722226.889
Adj_EPS -0.1670.1330.1440.3630.7230.9981.1911.3081.5171.193
200806200809200812200903
per share eps 0.4270.110-2.570-0.490
CPI 218.815218.783210.228212.709
Adj_EPS 0.4670.120-2.929-0.552

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 6 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

KLA-Tencor Corp Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
ShillerPE 61.2037.6432.8932.4921.4920.8422.7424.9124.0726.45

KLA-Tencor Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ShillerPE 27.1028.2624.0723.2423.0324.9626.4528.2929.4929.83
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