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Relatively High Debt to Asset Ratio Detected in Shares of Kla-Tencor in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (KLAC, TSRA, LRCX, AMKR, ENTG)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Kla-Tencor ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 61.62. Following is Tessera Technologies with a a debt to asset ratio of 49.16. Lam Research ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 37.00.

Amkor Technology follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 36.04, and Entegris rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 34.40.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Amkor Technology on March 7th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $10.59. Since that recommendation, shares of Amkor Technology have risen 4.9%. We continue to monitor Amkor Technology for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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