ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The semiconductor company reported $3.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.05 by $0.18, Fidelity Earnings reports. ASML had a return on equity of 25.91% and a net margin of 24.30%. The business had revenue of $3.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.73 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.70 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis.

NASDAQ:ASML traded up $21.36 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $570.74. The stock had a trading volume of 1,204,207 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,022,140. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 1.99 and a current ratio of 2.92. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $486.77 and a 200 day simple moving average of $408.91. ASML has a 12-month low of $191.25 and a 12-month high of $573.80. The stock has a market cap of $239.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 63.66, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.25 and a beta of 1.06.

ASML has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. New Street Research upgraded ASML from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded ASML from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $535.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, December 18th. DZ Bank upgraded ASML from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 8th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Monday, January 11th. Finally, UBS Group reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $474.25.

About ASML

ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, markets, sells, and services advanced semiconductor equipment systems consisting of lithography related systems for memory and logic chipmakers. The company provides extreme ultraviolet lithography systems; and deep ultraviolet lithography systems comprising immersion and dry lithography solutions to manufacture variosus range of semiconductor nodes and technologies.

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