NASDAQ:ASML - ASML Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$161.41 +1.88 (+1.18 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 08:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$159.53
Today's Range$158.81 - $163.08
52-Week Range$156.58 - $221.66
Volume887,411 shs
Average Volume1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.05 billion
P/E Ratio28.98
Dividend Yield0.90%
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 three categories of products, including DUV lithography, EUV lithography, and Holistic lithography solutions. The company offers TWINSCAN N)XT (DUV) systems for imaging wafers, which consists of systems that operate at a specific wavelength of the light source, such as i-line, krypton fluoride, and argon fluoride. It also provides TWINSCAN NXE (EUV) lithography systems, which are equipped with new EUV light source technology and a new optical technology that uses reflective mirrors rather than the traditional lenses; and TWINSCAN XT, YieldStar, and PAS 5500. The company was formerly known as ASM Lithography Holding N.V. and changed its name to ASML Holding N.V. in 2001. ASML Holding N.V. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASML
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27
Current Ratio2.80
Quick Ratio1.84


Trailing P/E Ratio28.98
Forward P/E Ratio23.09
P/E Growth1.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.23 billion
Price / Sales6.73
Cash Flow$7.0670 per share
Price / Cash Flow22.84
Book Value$28.24 per share
Price / Book5.72


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.57
Net Income$2.39 billion
Net Margins24.28%
Return on Equity23.22%
Return on Assets13.53%


Outstanding Shares426,550,000
Market Cap$68.05 billion

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ASML's stock symbol?

ASML trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASML."

How often does ASML pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ASML?

ASML declared an annual dividend on Friday, January 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $1.7181 per share on Wednesday, May 9th. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 27th. This is an increase from ASML's previous annual dividend of $0.71. View ASML's Dividend History.

How will ASML's stock buyback program work?

ASML announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 18th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were ASML's earnings last quarter?

ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The semiconductor company reported $1.86 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.90 by $0.04. The semiconductor company earned $3.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.29 billion. ASML had a return on equity of 23.22% and a net margin of 24.28%. View ASML's Earnings History.

When is ASML's next earnings date?

ASML is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ASML.

What guidance has ASML issued on next quarter's earnings?

ASML issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.48-3.48 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.43 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ASML?

12 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for ASML's stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate ASML's share price to reach $211.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ASML.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ASML?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ASML in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ASML.

Has ASML been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ASML stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ASML earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting ASML?

ASML saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,740,277 shares, an increase of 36.9% from the October 31st total of 2,001,910 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,505,253 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View ASML's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of ASML's key competitors?

Who are ASML's key executives?

ASML's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Peter T. F. M. Wennink, Pres, CEO & Chairman of the Management Board (Age 61)
  • Mr. Martin A. van den Brink, Pres, CTO & Vice Chairman of the Management Board (Age 61)
  • Mr. Frits J. van Hout, Exec. VP, Chief Strategy Officer & Member of Management Board (Age 58)
  • Mr. Frederic J. M. Schneider-Maunoury, Exec. VP, COO & Member of the Management Board (Age 57)
  • Mr. R. J. M. Dassen, Exec. VP, CFO & Member of the Management Board (Age 52)

Who are ASML's major shareholders?

ASML's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital World Investors (3.73%), Capital International Investors (1.67%), FMR LLC (0.63%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.54%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.52%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.51%).

Which institutional investors are selling ASML stock?

ASML stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Morgan Stanley, Winslow Capital Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Capital Guardian Trust Co., FMR LLC, Clearbridge Investments LLC and Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd..

Which institutional investors are buying ASML stock?

ASML stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, BlackRock Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and TCW Group Inc..

How do I buy shares of ASML?

Shares of ASML can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is ASML's stock price today?

One share of ASML stock can currently be purchased for approximately $161.41.

How big of a company is ASML?

ASML has a market capitalization of $68.05 billion and generates $10.23 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $2.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.57 on an earnings per share basis. ASML employs 19,216 workers across the globe.

What is ASML's official website?

The official website for ASML is

How can I contact ASML?

ASML's mailing address is DE RUN 6501, VELDHOVEN P7, 5504. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 31-40-268-3000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for ASML (NASDAQ ASML)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  399 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  468 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  867
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This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by Staff

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