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.
Several price targets were given for ASML by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 182, implying a possible profit of 18.77 percent. The minimum price target given was 101, implying a possible loss of -34.09 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 6.81 percent on average, compared to last month. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
In the trailing 52-weeks, ASML hit 155.73 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 98.71. 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 price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.