Voit & Company LLC Buys New Holdings in ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML)

Voit & Company LLC bought a new stake in ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 1,800 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $374,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. FMR LLC lifted its stake in ASML by 37.2% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,484,787 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $843,365,000 after purchasing an additional 1,215,606 shares during the last quarter. WCM Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in ASML by 13.5% in the 1st quarter. WCM Investment Management LLC now owns 3,117,183 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $586,186,000 after purchasing an additional 370,629 shares during the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in ASML by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 2,554,428 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $531,142,000 after purchasing an additional 75,020 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in ASML by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,033,354 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $382,373,000 after purchasing an additional 19,568 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its stake in ASML by 6.4% in the 1st quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,297,714 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $243,895,000 after purchasing an additional 77,527 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 17.15% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASML in a research note on Tuesday, July 16th. BidaskClub raised shares of ASML from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. Societe Generale began coverage on shares of ASML in a report on Monday, July 8th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co began coverage on shares of ASML in a report on Wednesday, June 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $230.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of ASML from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $204.80.

ASML stock traded down $10.18 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $209.02. The company had a trading volume of 38,692 shares, compared to its average volume of 685,802. The stock has a market capitalization of $90.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.96, a PEG ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a current ratio of 2.68, a quick ratio of 1.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. ASML Holding NV has a one year low of $144.50 and a one year high of $234.50. The business’s 50-day moving average is $216.67.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 17th. The semiconductor company reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.18. ASML had a net margin of 23.08% and a return on equity of 21.30%. The firm had revenue of $2.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.57 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.37 EPS. Equities analysts expect that ASML Holding NV will post 6.8 earnings per share for the current year.

ASML Company Profile

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 Holistic Lithography solutions, which integrate its three categories of products, including DUV lithography, EUV lithography, and Applications.

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