ASML Holding NV (ASML) Sees Strong Trading Volume
ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) shares saw strong trading volume on Tuesday . 834,706 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 12% from the previous session’s volume of 953,187 shares.The stock last traded at $95.44 and had previously closed at $98.44.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research report on Thursday, June 23rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded ASML Holding NV from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on ASML Holding NV in a research report on Wednesday, March 16th. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $100.00 price objective for the company. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $89.00 price objective on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research report on Thursday, April 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $93.56.
The firm has a market cap of $40.59 billion and a PE ratio of 22.8341. The company has a 50-day moving average of $97.43 and a 200-day moving average of $93.71.
ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 20th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.06. The business earned $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.47 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.93 earnings per share. ASML Holding NV’s revenue was down 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that ASML Holding NV will post $3.50 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of institutional investors have made changes to their positions in ASML. Comerica Bank boosted its position 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 worth $1,919,000 after buying an additional 964 shares during the last quarter. Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors LLC boosted its position 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 worth $3,120,000 after buying an additional 1,194 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. boosted its position 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 worth $4,455,000 after buying an additional 2,704 shares during the last quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of ASML Holding NV during the fourth quarter worth about $8,801,000. Finally, Russell Frank Co acquired a new position in shares of ASML Holding NV during the fourth quarter worth about $16,693,000.
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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