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NASDAQ:ASML

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$527.04
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(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$508.33
Now: $527.04
$530.85
50-Day Range
$510.50
MA: $562.72
$603.14
52-Week Range
$191.25
Now: $527.04
$608.71
Volume1.37 million shs
Average Volume917,185 shs
Market Capitalization$221.26 billion
P/E Ratio58.95
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta1.06

Competitors

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) Vs. LRCX, BRKS, ACMR, ACLS, VECO, and ERII

Should you be buying ASML stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified" are considered alternatives and competitors to ASML, including Lam Research (LRCX), Brooks Automation (BRKS), ACM Research (ACMR), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Veeco Instruments (VECO), and Energy Recovery (ERII).

Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) and ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Lam Research and ASML's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lam Research$10.04 billion7.79$2.25 billion$15.9534.34
ASML$13.24 billion16.71$2.90 billion$6.8976.49

ASML has higher revenue and earnings than Lam Research. Lam Research is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASML, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Lam Research pays an annual dividend of $5.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. ASML pays an annual dividend of $2.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Lam Research pays out 32.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ASML pays out 34.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lam Research has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and ASML has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Lam Research is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Lam Research shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.9% of ASML shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Lam Research shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Lam Research has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ASML has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Lam Research and ASML's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lam Research23.60%55.82%20.06%
ASML24.30%25.91%13.96%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Lam Research and ASML, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lam Research042102.84
ASML031302.81

Lam Research presently has a consensus price target of $478.88, indicating a potential downside of 12.57%. ASML has a consensus price target of $500.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.04%. Given ASML's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ASML is more favorable than Lam Research.

Summary

Lam Research beats ASML on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Dividends

Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. ASML pays an annual dividend of $2.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ASML pays out 34.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brooks Automation has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and ASML has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Brooks Automation is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Brooks Automation and ASML's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million6.44$64.85 million$1.2661.75
ASML$13.24 billion16.71$2.90 billion$6.8976.49

ASML has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. Brooks Automation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASML, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and ASML's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
ASML24.30%25.91%13.96%

Risk and Volatility

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, indicating that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ASML has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.9% of ASML shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Brooks Automation and ASML, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02602.75
ASML031302.81

Brooks Automation presently has a consensus price target of $79.3750, indicating a potential upside of 2.02%. ASML has a consensus price target of $500.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.04%. Given Brooks Automation's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Brooks Automation is more favorable than ASML.

Summary

ASML beats Brooks Automation on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) and ACM Research (NASDAQ:ACMR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ASML and ACM Research's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ASML$13.24 billion16.71$2.90 billion$6.8976.49
ACM Research$107.52 million13.65$18.89 million$1.1775.30

ASML has higher revenue and earnings than ACM Research. ACM Research is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASML, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares ASML and ACM Research's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ASML24.30%25.91%13.96%
ACM Research10.46%16.48%8.97%

Risk & Volatility

ASML has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ACM Research has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

17.9% of ASML shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.2% of ACM Research shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.0% of ACM Research shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for ASML and ACM Research, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ASML031302.81
ACM Research02502.71

ASML presently has a consensus target price of $500.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.04%. ACM Research has a consensus target price of $108.50, indicating a potential upside of 23.16%. Given ACM Research's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ACM Research is more favorable than ASML.

Summary

ASML beats ACM Research on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) and Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ASML and Axcelis Technologies' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ASML$13.24 billion16.71$2.90 billion$6.8976.49
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million3.66$17.03 million$0.5074.40

ASML has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. Axcelis Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASML, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares ASML and Axcelis Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ASML24.30%25.91%13.96%
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%

Risk & Volatility

ASML has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

17.9% of ASML shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for ASML and Axcelis Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ASML031302.81
Axcelis Technologies00603.00

ASML presently has a consensus target price of $500.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.04%. Axcelis Technologies has a consensus target price of $41.00, indicating a potential upside of 10.22%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than ASML.

Summary

ASML beats Axcelis Technologies on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

17.9% of ASML shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for ASML and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ASML031302.81
Veeco Instruments00603.00

ASML presently has a consensus target price of $500.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.04%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus target price of $20.50, indicating a potential downside of 3.76%. Given Veeco Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than ASML.

Risk & Volatility

ASML has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ASML and Veeco Instruments' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ASML$13.24 billion16.71$2.90 billion$6.8976.49
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.53$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.86

ASML has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASML, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares ASML and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ASML24.30%25.91%13.96%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Summary

ASML beats Veeco Instruments on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Energy Recovery (NASDAQ:ERII) and ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.1% of Energy Recovery shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.9% of ASML shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.4% of Energy Recovery shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Energy Recovery and ASML, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Energy Recovery01202.67
ASML031302.81

Energy Recovery currently has a consensus target price of $12.75, indicating a potential downside of 22.11%. ASML has a consensus target price of $500.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.04%. Given ASML's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ASML is more favorable than Energy Recovery.

Risk & Volatility

Energy Recovery has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ASML has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Energy Recovery and ASML's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Energy Recovery$86.94 million10.56$10.91 million$0.1890.94
ASML$13.24 billion16.71$2.90 billion$6.8976.49

ASML has higher revenue and earnings than Energy Recovery. ASML is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Energy Recovery, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Energy Recovery and ASML's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Energy Recovery20.61%16.23%12.72%
ASML24.30%25.91%13.96%

Summary

ASML beats Energy Recovery on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


ASML Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.3$547.70+3.4%$78.27 billion$10.04 billion31.07Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Brooks Automation logo
BRKS
Brooks Automation
1.9$77.80+1.7%$5.77 billion$897.27 million88.41
ACM Research logo
ACMR
ACM Research
1.5$88.10+1.6%$1.47 billion$107.52 million131.49Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Axcelis Technologies logo
ACLS
Axcelis Technologies
2.0$37.20+3.8%$1.25 billion$342.96 million27.97Insider Selling
Gap Up
Veeco Instruments logo
VECO
Veeco Instruments
1.4$21.30+0.1%$1.06 billion$419.35 million-24.77
Energy Recovery logo
ERII
Energy Recovery
1.0$16.37+0.7%$918.36 million$86.94 million40.93Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Intevac logo
IVAC
Intevac
1.9$6.55+2.6%$157.79 million$108.89 million31.19
Manitex International logo
MNTX
Manitex International
1.1$7.43+0.4%$147.06 million$224.78 million-11.61Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Amtech Systems logo
ASYS
Amtech Systems
1.2$9.01+0.9%$127.41 million$65.46 million-8.04Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
CVD Equipment logo
CVV
CVD Equipment
0.5$4.07+6.9%$27.06 million$19.65 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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