Signaturefd LLC lifted its holdings in shares of ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) by 17.6% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,129 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 169 shares during the quarter. Signaturefd LLC’s holdings in ASML were worth $235,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of ASML by 37.2% during 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 in the last quarter. WCM Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of ASML by 13.5% during 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 in the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of ASML by 3.0% during 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 in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in ASML by 1.0% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,033,354 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $382,373,000 after acquiring an additional 19,568 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its holdings in ASML by 6.4% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,297,714 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $243,895,000 after acquiring an additional 77,527 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 17.15% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages have issued reports on ASML. Wells Fargo & Co began coverage on ASML in a report on Wednesday, June 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $230.00 price target on the stock. New Street Research lowered ASML from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, July 18th. BidaskClub upgraded ASML from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. ValuEngine upgraded ASML from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Finally, Societe Generale began coverage on ASML in a report on Monday, July 8th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. ASML currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $204.80.

Shares of NASDAQ:ASML opened at $208.72 on Thursday. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $216.85. The company has a market capitalization of $90.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.07, a P/E/G ratio of 2.19 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 52-week low of $144.50 and a 52-week high of $234.50.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 17th. The semiconductor company reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.18. The firm had revenue of $2.50 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.57 billion. ASML had a return on equity of 21.30% and a net margin of 23.08%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.37 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that ASML Holding NV will post 6.8 earnings per share for the current year.

About ASML

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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