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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for ASML. The highest price target was 182, which equates to a potential upside of 18.77 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 101, which equates to a potential downside of -34.09 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
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. 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. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.