Analyst Ratings for ASML Holding N.V. (ASML)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ASML last month.

Of the 37 analysts covering the stock, 15 gave it a buy rating, 5 issued an overweight rating, 14 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

ASML was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 182, implying a possible profit of 18.77 percent. The minimum price target given was 101, which equates to a potential downside of -34.09 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 6.81 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 6.81 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 7.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.17 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

ASML has traded between a high of 155.73 and a low of 98.71 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 55.24 percent, and 1.6 percent below the high. ASML has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ASML value stock report compares ASML to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $66.42 billion. ASML's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.