KLA-Tencor board announces $1B share repurchase authorization The board approved an increase in the company's share repurchase program for up to 13M additional shares of the company's common stock. This is in addition to the company's prior repurchase authorizations, under which approximately 2M shares remained available for repurchase as of June 30. The company's share repurchase program is now valued at over $1B based upon the closing price of the company's common stock as of July 7. The company presently anticipates that the current share repurchase authorization will be executed over the next 12-18 months.
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KLA-Tencor pullback a buying opportunity, says Citigroup Citigroup views the post-earnings pullback in shares of KLA-Tencor as a buying opportunity. Citi believes the weaker than expected September quarter outlook is not indicative of the company's long-term earnings power. It raised its price target for shares to $85 from $82 and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.