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Two Stocks you Can Bet on: KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN)

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, KLAC holds price to book ratio of 16.57 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation. In addition, the firm has price to earnings ratio of 16.70, which is authentic method to judge but not universal for all situation.

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Taking look on ratio analysis, KLAC has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.41, compare to its price to earnings ratio of 16.70. Adding one more ration to find detail valuation of security, price to earnings growth ration that stands at 0.79. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 5.20 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 35.28, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vise versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.

The firm has price volatility of 2.18% for a week and 1.82% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.62 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 6.80% and monthly performance was 12.18%.

Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) runs in leading trade, it jumping up remains unchanged to traded at $21.95. CIEN attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -3.05%.

To find out the technical position of CIEN, it holds price to book ratio of 4.22 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 12.78, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 197.75. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 11.86. CIEN is presenting price to cash flow of 2.66 and free cash flow concluded as 22.87.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 125.30%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 20.24%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 1.19 and price to earning ration of 197.75 attracting passive investors.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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