ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML)’s share price was down 2.6% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $105.17 and last traded at $105.34, with a volume of 1,408,614 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $108.16.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on ASML shares. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research report on Thursday, June 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ASML Holding NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Summit Research dropped their target price on shares of ASML Holding NV from $100.00 to $85.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their target price on shares of ASML Holding NV from $103.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. ASML Holding NV has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $94.56.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $98.97 and a 200 day moving average of $94.65. The stock has a market cap of $44.77 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.69.

ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.04. The firm earned $1.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.71 billion. The company’s revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.86 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that ASML Holding NV will post $3.61 EPS for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. TD Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in 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 in the last quarter. Comerica Bank increased its position in 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 last quarter. Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors LLC increased its position in 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 last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its position in ASML Holding NV by 10.8% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,652,524 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,695,000 after buying an additional 161,259 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in 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 last quarter.

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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