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KLA-Tencor Declares Regular Cash Dividend for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 and Announces an Additional 8 Million Share Repurchase Authorization

Thursday, November 08, 2012

KLA-Tencor Declares Regular Cash Dividend for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 and Announces an Additional 8 Million Share Repurchase Authorization16:15 EST Thursday, November 08, 2012MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on its common stock payable on December 3, 2012 to KLA-Tencor stockholders of record as of the close of business on November 19, 2012.KLA-Tencor further announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of an additional 8 million shares of the company's outstanding common stock. This 8 million share repurchase authorization is in addition to previous authorizations.About KLA-Tencor:  KLA-Tencor Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, partners with customers around the world to develop state-of-the-art inspection and metrology technologies. These technologies serve the semiconductor, data storage, LED, and other related nanoelectronics industries. With a portfolio of industry standard products and a team of world-class engineers and scientists, the company has created superior solutions for its customers for more than 35 years. Headquartered in Milpitas, California, KLA-Tencor has dedicated customer operations and service centers around the world. Additional information may be found at www.kla-tencor.com. (KLAC-F) SOURCE KLA-TencorFor further information: Investor Relations: Ed Lockwood, Sr. Director, Investor Relations, +1-408-875-9529, ed.lockwood@kla-tencor.com; Media Relations: Meggan Powers, Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, +1-408-875-8733, meggan.powers@kla-tencor.com