ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) saw an upside of 0.55% to $673.70 after adding $3.69 on Wednesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,207,945 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $676.28 in the past week and touched a new high 2 times within the past 5 days. An average of 977,576 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,053,223.
ASML’s 1-month performance is 15.33% or $120.08 on its low of $529.01 reached on 12/28/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $363.15 and high of $714.62, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/23/23. YTD, ASML has achieved 22.62% or $125.05 and has reached a new high 11 times. However, the current price is down -5.73% from the 52-week high price.
ASML stock has a beta of 1.42. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 12.42 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 30.82, with the price to cash flow ratio at 34.13.
ASML Holding N.V.’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 0.80, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.30. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 51.10%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 37.56% while for the period ending September 29, ASML Holding N.V.’s operating margin was 32.50%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $11.61 billion against revenue of $22.02 billion.
For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, ASML Holding N.V.’s cash and short-term investments amounted to $715.12 million against total debt of $3.5 billion. Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 39.6% to $6.59 billion, while revenue of $0.0 was 100.0% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected ASML to announce $4.01 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $4.32, representing a 7.70% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $2.08 billion. ASML stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 25.03 billion, with total debt at $3.5 billion.
Let’s look briefly at ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 24 January was 68.81% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 33.11%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $659.32, reflecting a +2.94% or $19.16 change from its current price. ASML is currently trading +21.78% above its 20-day SMA, +37.05% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +19.73% and SMA200 by+7.38%.
Stochastic %K and %D was 96.71% and 90.25% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 19.92. The RSI (14) points at 66.32%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 95.75% with the period’s ATR at 19.89. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 14.79 and 31.08 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML), Bernstein launched coverage with an Outperform rating. Analysts offering their rating for ASML stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate ASML as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 26 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is ASML’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $665.00 and a high of $850.00, with their median price target at $755.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) stock is $759.33.