Trillium Asset Management LLC grew its stake in ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) by 6.0% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 38,542 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,198 shares during the quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC’s holdings in ASML were worth $7,248,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of ASML. CIBC Asset Management Inc boosted its holdings in shares of ASML by 11.1% in the first quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 3,456 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $650,000 after acquiring an additional 344 shares in the last quarter. American International Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of ASML by 6.3% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 4,348 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $818,000 after acquiring an additional 258 shares in the last quarter. Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of ASML by 4.7% in the first quarter. Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC now owns 632,631 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $118,966,000 after acquiring an additional 28,321 shares in the last quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new position in shares of ASML in the first quarter valued at approximately $322,000. Finally, Cornerstone Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of ASML by 52.5% in the first quarter. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,124 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $211,000 after acquiring an additional 387 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 16.24% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Thursday, April 18th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of ASML from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, April 15th. Liberum Capital upgraded shares of ASML from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 4th. BidaskClub cut shares of ASML from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, March 30th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of ASML from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $201.80.

ASML stock traded up $2.15 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $202.78. The company had a trading volume of 19,605 shares, compared to its average volume of 721,171. ASML Holding NV has a 1 year low of $144.50 and a 1 year high of $221.66. The company has a quick ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 2.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. The company has a market cap of $83.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.29, a PEG ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.17.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, April 17th. The semiconductor company reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.89. ASML had a net margin of 23.66% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The company had revenue of $2.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.10 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.26 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, research analysts anticipate that ASML Holding NV will post 7.1 EPS for the current year.

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About ASML

ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, markets, sells, and services advanced semiconductor equipment systems consisting of lithography related systems primarily in the Netherlands, the United States, and Asia. It sells Holistic Lithography solutions, which integrate its three categories of products, including DUV lithography, EUV lithography, and Applications.

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