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

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$161.03 -3.06 (-1.86 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 05:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$161.03
Today's Range$160.82 - $164.18
52-Week Range$156.58 - $221.66
Volume692,515 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.69 billion
P/E Ratio23.65
Dividend Yield0.89%
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 Ratio23.65
Forward P/E Ratio23.04
P/E Growth1.13

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.23 billion
Price / Sales6.72
Cash Flow$6.9861 per share
Price / Cash Flow23.05
Book Value$28.24 per share
Price / Book5.70


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$68.69 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. Investors 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 of this dividend 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 declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, January 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were ASML's earnings last quarter?

ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The semiconductor company reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 net margin of 24.28% and a return on equity of 23.22%. 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 updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 17th. The company provided earnings per share 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for ASML's shares. Their predictions range from $190.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate ASML's share price to reach $211.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.2% 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?

Media headlines about ASML stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ASML earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting ASML?

ASML saw a decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,516,500 shares, a decrease of 44.7% from the November 15th total of 2,740,277 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,322,584 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.1 days. Currently, 0.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 variety of of retail and institutional 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 purchased 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 $161.03.

How big of a company is ASML?

ASML has a market capitalization of $69.99 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 19,041 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 12/16/2018 by Staff

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