Roble Belko & Company Inc Buys 1,241 Shares of ASML Holding (NASDAQ:ASML)

Roble Belko & Company Inc lifted its stake in ASML Holding (NASDAQ:ASMLFree Report) by 124,100.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,242 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 1,241 shares during the quarter. Roble Belko & Company Inc’s holdings in ASML were worth $1,205,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Townsquare Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of ASML by 11.5% in the third quarter. Townsquare Capital LLC now owns 8,516 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $5,013,000 after buying an additional 881 shares during the period. Savoie Capital LLC bought a new stake in ASML during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $14,658,000. International Assets Investment Management LLC raised its stake in ASML by 48,040.7% during the 4th quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 245,999 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $186,202,000 after purchasing an additional 245,488 shares during the period. Griffin Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in ASML by 9.3% during the 4th quarter. Griffin Asset Management Inc. now owns 19,608 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $14,842,000 after purchasing an additional 1,661 shares during the period. Finally, Meitav Investment House Ltd. raised its stake in ASML by 219.0% during the 4th quarter. Meitav Investment House Ltd. now owns 3,158 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $2,195,000 after purchasing an additional 2,168 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 26.07% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

ASML has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Evercore ISI initiated coverage on ASML in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein decreased their target price on ASML from $1,072.00 to $1,052.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 12th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on ASML from $1,150.00 to $1,185.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, June 17th. Three investment 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, ASML currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $1,043.00.

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ASML Price Performance

NASDAQ ASML traded down $14.14 during trading on Friday, hitting $1,036.60. 1,626,737 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 952,566. The company has a market capitalization of $409.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 52.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.22 and a beta of 1.49. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $954.31 and a 200-day simple moving average of $896.83. The company has a quick ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. ASML Holding has a 12-month low of $563.99 and a 12-month high of $1,077.22.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASMLGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 17th. The semiconductor company reported $3.38 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.84 by $0.54. The firm 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, analysts predict 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. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 29th were issued a $1.343 dividend. This represents a $5.37 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, April 26th. ASML’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 32.48%.

ASML 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ASML (NASDAQ:ASML)

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