KLA-Tencor Corporation

Candlestick Daily volume index Bar reversal Edit

Backtest results

Position Trades Duration Win rate Win/loss Avg win Avg loss Return
Long 10 4.5 20% 25% 1.6% -0.8% -3.4%
Short 5 4.2 40% 67% 1.9% -3.2% -5.9%

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Trading Performance

Chaikin Money Flow



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 21 20.6 0.48% 0.91% 6.2% -6.0% -4.2%
SHORT 21 14.8 0.33% 0.50% 4.0% -3.4% -20.1%


Technical Analysis

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC)



Last Signal:


Trading: HOLD @ $133.41
Signal Strength: MEDIUM

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) current price has highlighted recent buying pressure and the continuation of a bullish trading conditions. Currently, the CMF is 0.15. KLAC received a confirmed CMF crossover days on the Jul 12 2019. The bullish signal has been active for 2 days. During the quarter, the highest CMF value was 0.15 occurring on the Jul 12 2019.

Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. Indicator can be applied to the short/medium term timeframe, but the best results are obtained with larger cyclical swings in-line with the trend direction. This accumulation / distribution oscillator can provide guidance on the money flow direction from the companies recent trading.

Developed by Marc Chaikin, Chaikin Money Flow measures the amount of Money Flow Volume over a specific period. Money Flow Volume forms the basis for the Accumulation Distribution Line. Instead of a cumulative total of Money Flow Volume, Chaikin Money Flow simply sums Money Flow Volume for a specific look-back period, typically 20 or 21 days. The resulting indicator fluctuates above/below the zero line just like an oscillator. Chartists weigh the balance of buying or selling pressure with the absolute level of Chaikin Money Flow. Chartists can also look for crosses above or below the zero line to identify changes on money flow.

Calculation: Chaikin Money Flow (20):
1) Money Flow Multiplier = [(Close - Low) - (High - Close)] / (High - Low);
2) Money Flow Volume = Money Flow Multiplier x Volume for the Period;
3) 20-period CMF = 20-period Sum of Money Flow Volume / 20 period Sum of Volume;

PROFILE: KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC)

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
Company: KLA-Tencor Corporation
Ticker Codes: | KLAC | NASDAQ:KLAC |

About KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC):

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nano-electronics industries worldwide. It offers chip manufacturing products, such as front-end defect inspection tools, defect review systems, advanced packaging process control systems, metrology solutions, in-situ process monitoring products, and lithography software; wafer manufacturing products comprising wafer manufacturing products comprising surface and defect inspection, wafer geometry and nanotopography metrology, and data management; and reticle manufacturing products, such as defect inspection and pattern placement metrology products. The company also provides light emitting diode (LED), power device, and compound semiconductor manufacturing products consisting of patterned wafer inspection, defect inspection, surface metrology, and data management products; thin-film head metrology and inspection, virtual lithography, in-situ process monitoring, transparent and metal substrate inspection, and data management products for data storage media/head manufacturing; and stylus and optical profiling, and optical inspection products for microelectromechanical systems manufacturing, as well as products for general purpose/lab applications. It offers its products and services for bare wafer, IC, lithography reticle, and disk manufacturers. KLA-Tencor Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

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