ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 25, 2014

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ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.834724 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ASML stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20.92% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASML was $82, representing a -19.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.85 and a 12.5% increase over the 52 week low of $72.89.

ASML is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). ASML's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.33. Zacks Investment Research reports ASML's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 29.29%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ASML Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ASML through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ASML as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund ( EWN )
  • Merrill Lynch Semiconductor HOLDRS ( SMH )
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Information Technology Sector Index Fu (AXIT).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AXIT with an increase of 19.45% over the last 100 days. EWN has the highest percent weighting of ASML at 8.2%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ASML , DHR , TMO , EWN , SMH

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