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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ASML. The highest price target was 182, which equates to a potential upside of 18.77 percent. The lowest price target was 101, which equates to a potential downside of -34.09 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 6.81 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.17 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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 market cap of ASML is $66.42 billion. ASML's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.