Sei Investments Company decreased its stake in Asml Holding N V (ASML) by 6.51% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sei Investments Company sold 39,940 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.96% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 573,483 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $113.53M, down from 613,423 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sei Investments Company who had been investing in Asml Holding N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $72.10 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.08% or $1.84 during the last trading session, reaching $172.73. About 1.16M shares traded or 35.52% up from the average. ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) has risen 8.69% since November 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.93% the S&P500.
Sei Investments Company, which manages about $29.42B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Virtu Finl Inc by 225,509 shares to 225,551 shares, valued at $5.99 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Assets Tr Inc (NYSE:AAT) by 297,951 shares in the quarter, for a total of 298,398 shares, and has risen its stake in Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE).
Analysts await ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) to report earnings on January, 16. They expect $1.99 earnings per share, up 12.43 % or $0.22 from last year’s $1.77 per share. ASML’s profit will be $830.64M for 21.70 P/E if the $1.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual earnings per share reported by ASML Holding N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.99 % EPS growth.
More recent ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “ASML, SAP drop on European tech sector stumble” on October 23, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Research Report Identifies Brookfield Asset Management, Becton, Dickinson, IPG Photonics, ASML Holding NV …” on October 19, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “ASML Holding’s Q3 Earnings Preview” with publication date: October 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.
ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) Ratings Coverage
Among 8 analysts covering ASML Holding N.V. – ADS represents 1 ordinary share (NASDAQ:ASML), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. ASML Holding N.V. – ADS represents 1 ordinary share had 8 analyst reports since May 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, July 19 report. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Neutral” on Thursday, July 19. The stock of ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) has “Positive” rating given on Monday, July 16 by BlueFin Research. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 31 by Santander. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Wednesday, June 13. Susquehanna downgraded ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) rating on Tuesday, October 23. Susquehanna has “Neutral” rating and $200 target. Mizuho initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, May 21 report.