ASML Holding (NASDAQ:ASML) Shares Bought by EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC

EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC increased its position in ASML Holding (NASDAQ:ASMLFree Report) by 8.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 721 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 56 shares during the quarter. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in ASML were worth $545,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of ASML. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its position in shares of ASML by 34.6% during the third quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 1,067,413 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $628,344,000 after buying an additional 274,562 shares in the last quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC lifted its position in shares of ASML by 48,040.7% during the fourth quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 245,999 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $186,202,000 after purchasing an additional 245,488 shares during the last quarter. Barclays PLC lifted its position in shares of ASML by 106.5% during the third quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 336,956 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $198,353,000 after purchasing an additional 173,813 shares during the last quarter. Jennison Associates LLC increased its holdings in ASML by 15.3% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 1,146,157 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $867,549,000 after buying an additional 151,844 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC lifted its holdings in ASML by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,607,702 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $2,123,710,000 after buying an additional 126,413 shares during the last quarter. 26.07% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

ASML Stock Up 4.0 %

Shares of NASDAQ ASML traded up $36.63 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $958.96. The company had a trading volume of 369,702 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,149,305. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $936.76 and a two-hundred day moving average of $844.97. ASML Holding has a 12-month low of $563.99 and a 12-month high of $1,056.34. The company has a market capitalization of $378.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.11, a PEG ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 1.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a current ratio of 1.54.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASMLGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 17th. The semiconductor company reported $3.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.84 by $0.54. The business had revenue of $5.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.73 billion. ASML had a return on equity of 56.99% and a net margin of 27.23%. As a group, equities research analysts expect that ASML Holding will post 20.12 EPS for the current year.

ASML Cuts Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 29th were given a dividend of $1.343 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, April 26th. This represents a $5.37 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.56%. ASML’s payout ratio is currently 32.53%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts have recently commented on ASML shares. HSBC assumed coverage on shares of ASML in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Raymond James lifted their price objective on shares of ASML from $850.00 to $1,000.00 and gave the company a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Sanford C. Bernstein reduced their price target on shares of ASML from $1,072.00 to $1,052.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, April 12th. Redburn Atlantic raised ASML from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 20th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company raised their target price on ASML from $1,050.00 to $1,150.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $1,036.00.

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ASML Company Profile

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ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, markets, sells, and services advanced semiconductor equipment systems for chipmakers. It offers advanced semiconductor equipment systems, including lithography, metrology, and inspection systems. The company also provides extreme ultraviolet lithography systems; and deep ultraviolet lithography systems comprising immersion and dry lithography solutions to manufacture various range of semiconductor nodes and technologies.

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