Burleson & Company LLC bought a new stake in shares of ASML Holding (NASDAQ:ASML) during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 102 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $63,000.
Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. bought a new stake in ASML during the fourth quarter worth about $25,000. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of ASML during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of ASML by 1,733.3% in the 4th quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC now owns 55 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $27,000 after purchasing an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc grew its stake in shares of ASML by 140.7% in the 4th quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 65 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 38 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Better Money Decisions LLC bought a new position in ASML during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $33,000. 18.54% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of NASDAQ ASML opened at $699.94 on Friday. ASML Holding has a 12-month low of $332.80 and a 12-month high of $704.78. The company has a market capitalization of $293.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 55.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current ratio of 2.31 and a quick ratio of 1.62. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $650.46.
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on ASML. Zacks Investment Research upped their price target on shares of ASML to $747.50 in a research note on Wednesday, May 26th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of ASML in a research note on Thursday, April 22nd. Societe Generale reissued a “buy” rating on shares of ASML in a research report on Friday, April 23rd. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of ASML in a research note on Wednesday, April 14th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of ASML in a report on Thursday, April 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. ASML presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $613.90.
ASML Company Profile
ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, markets, sells, and services advanced semiconductor equipment systems consisting of lithography, metrology, and inspection related systems for memory and logic chipmakers. The company provides extreme ultraviolet lithography systems; and deep ultraviolet lithography systems comprising immersion and dry lithography solutions to manufacture various range of semiconductor nodes and technologies.
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