Shares of ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 774,902 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 15% from the previous session’s volume of 916,501 shares.The stock last traded at $102.75 and had previously closed at $101.11.

ASML has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ASML Holding NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 22nd. Citigroup Inc. decreased their price objective on shares of ASML Holding NV from $80.50 to $78.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 28th. Natixis decreased their price objective on shares of ASML Holding NV from $83.00 to $80.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 28th. BNP Paribas cut shares of ASML Holding NV from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of ASML Holding NV from $100.00 to $105.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Monday, April 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $89.00.

The company has a 50 day moving average price of $98.12 and a 200 day moving average price of $94.12. The firm has a market capitalization of $43.49 billion and a P/E ratio of 24.57.

ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 20th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.47 billion. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.93 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that ASML Holding NV will post $3.46 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Other hedge funds have modified their holdings of the company. Comerica Bank increased its stake in shares of ASML Holding NV by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 23,909 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,919,000 after buying an additional 964 shares during the period. Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of ASML Holding NV by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors LLC now owns 35,144 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,120,000 after buying an additional 1,194 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of ASML Holding NV by 5.7% in the fourth quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 50,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,455,000 after buying an additional 2,704 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of ASML Holding NV by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 108,866 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,667,000 after buying an additional 2,332 shares during the period. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of ASML Holding NV by 15.1% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 273,730 shares of the company’s stock valued at $24,298,000 after buying an additional 35,983 shares during the period.

ASML Holding NV (ASML) is a holding company based in the Netherlands that develops semiconductor equipment systems. Its products includes lithographic systems, notably: TWINSCAN NXE, a platform for extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL); TWINSCAN NXT, a step-and-scan dual-stage immersion lithography platform; TWINSCAN XT, a step-and-scan water-based immersion lithography platform; YieldStar, a metrology tool; PAS 5500, a step-and-scan platform; and Brion, a computational lithography verification platform.

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