ASML Holding NV (ASML) Hits New 52-Week High at $111.04
Shares of ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $111.04 and last traded at $110.90, with a volume of 759,488 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $109.49.
Several analysts recently issued reports on ASML shares. Credit Suisse Group AG lifted their target price on ASML Holding NV from $75.00 to $84.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note 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 issued a $113.00 price objective on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Bank of America Corp. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research note on Saturday, June 18th. Finally, Susquehanna downgraded ASML Holding NV from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $94.56.
The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $103.56 and its 200-day moving average price is $97.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $46.92 billion and a P/E ratio of 32.07.
ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.04. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.86 EPS. The business had revenue of $1.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.71 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that ASML Holding NV will post $3.53 earnings per share for the current year.
Other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. 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. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position 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 worth $9,667,000 after buying an additional 2,332 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position 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 worth $24,298,000 after buying an additional 35,983 shares during the last quarter.
ASML Holding N.V. is a holding company. The Company is a manufacturer of chip-making equipment. The Company is engaged in the development, production, marketing, selling and servicing of advanced semiconductor equipment systems, exclusively consisting of lithography systems. The Company’s products include systems and system related products.