Shares of KLA Corp.
inched 0.11% higher to $314.16 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.18% to 4,219.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.44% to 34,447.14. KLA Corp. closed $45.53 short of its 52-week high ($359.69), which the company achieved on April 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as ASML Holding N.V.
rose 0.27% to $682.59, Applied Materials Inc.
fell 0.89% to $134.65, and Lam Research Corp.
fell 0.54% to $634.09. Trading volume (742,279) remained 486,387 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.