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 highest price target was 182, implying a possible profit of 18.77 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 101, implying potential capital losses 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 6.81 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 7.14 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.17 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
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 below the high by 1.6 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.