ASML Holding N.V. (
) 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 (
) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Merrill Lynch Semiconductor HOLDRS (
- iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Information Technology Sector Index
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%.