ASML Holding NV (ASML) Shares Gap Down to $106.48
Shares of ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) gapped down prior to trading on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $105.74, but opened at $106.48. ASML Holding NV shares last traded at $108.11, with a volume of 460,207 shares changing hands.
ASML has been the topic of several research reports. Credit Suisse Group AG upped their target price on ASML Holding NV from $75.00 to $84.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, April 21st. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $113.00 price objective on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price objective on ASML Holding NV from $100.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Monday, April 4th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research note on Saturday, June 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $94.56.
The stock has a market cap of $46.10 billion and a P/E ratio of 31.81. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $99.38 and a 200-day moving average price of $95.17.
ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.71 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.86 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that ASML Holding NV will post $3.61 earnings per share for the current year.
Other hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its position 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 worth $4,455,000 after buying an additional 2,704 shares during the period. 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 worth $1,919,000 after buying an additional 964 shares during the period. 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 worth $146,695,000 after buying an additional 161,259 shares during the period. 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 worth $24,298,000 after buying an additional 35,983 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in ASML Holding NV by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 108,866 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,667,000 after buying an additional 2,332 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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