ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The semiconductor company reported $3.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.93 by $0.11, Yahoo Finance reports. The company 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%. ASML’s revenue was up 20.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.79 EPS.
NASDAQ ASML opened at $732.87 on Thursday. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $680.44. ASML has a one year low of $343.25 and a one year high of $723.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $307.67 billion, a PE ratio of 57.04, a P/E/G ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a quick ratio of 1.62, a current ratio of 2.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34.
Several research firms have weighed in on ASML. DZ Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Wednesday, April 7th. Susquehanna Bancshares reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of ASML in a research report on Monday, April 26th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of ASML in a research note on Thursday, April 22nd. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of ASML in a research report on Friday, April 23rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Thursday, April 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. ASML has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target 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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