ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 26, 2013

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ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7057 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ASML stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.8% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASML was $73.54, representing a -6.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.30 and a 68.13% increase over the 52 week low of $43.74.

ASML is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). ASML's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.4. Zacks Investment Research reports ASML's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -22.16%, compared to an industry average of -2.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ASML Dividend History page.

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 )
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Information Technology Sector Index Fu ( AXIT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWN with an increase of 7.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ASML at 6.98%.



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 , AXIT , CAJ , DHR , EWN

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