ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The semiconductor company reported $3.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.93 by $0.11, Yahoo Finance reports. The firm had revenue of $4.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.12 billion. ASML had a net margin of 28.37% and a return on equity of 33.91%. The business’s revenue was up 20.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.79 earnings per share.
ASML stock traded up $8.60 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $729.60. The company had a trading volume of 38,804 shares, compared to its average volume of 619,554. The stock has a market cap of $306.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 57.56, a PEG ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 1.62 and a current ratio of 2.31. ASML has a 12 month low of $343.25 and a 12 month high of $723.01. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $680.44.
ASML has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Grupo Santander cut shares of ASML from a “hold” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Monday, April 19th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Monday, June 21st. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Friday, April 23rd. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of ASML in a research report on Thursday, April 22nd. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares reissued a “hold” rating on shares of ASML in a research report on Monday, April 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $628.00.
ASML Holding NV engages in the development, production, marketing, sale and servicing of advanced semiconductor equipment, consisting of lithography related systems. It mainly caters the makers of memory chips and logic chips. The company was founded on April 1, 1984 and is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.
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