ASML Holding Misses Where it Counts
ASML Holding (ENXTAM: ASMLO) reported earnings on Nov. 21. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), ASML Holding beat slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped significantly and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Gross margins grew, operating margins shrank, net margins dropped.
ASML Holding booked revenue of $1.58 billion. The 22 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $1.56 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.97 billion.
EPS came in at $0.83. The 20 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.85 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.82 for Q3 were 27% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.13 per share.
For the quarter, gross margin was 43.2%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.8%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 22.4%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.31 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.55.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $6.14 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.22.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ASML Holding is hold, with an average price target of $58.10.
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