Analyst expect slightly lower revenue ASML

Over the past book year the analyst estimate the revenue to be around 6,27 billion euros. This is slightly more than the 2014's revenue of 5,86 billion euros. For 2015 most of the analysts expect a net profit of 1,36 billion euros.

Over this year the majority of the analysts, asked by press agency Thomson Reuters, expect a profit per share of 3,16 euros. So based on these estimates the price/earnings-ratio equals 23,29.

Per share the analysts expect a dividend of 77 cents. ASML's dividend yield amount to 1,05 percent. The average stock in the semiconductor sector has a dividend yield of around 1,05 percent.

2009 worst year for ASML

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The matrix above shows ASML's historical returns expressed in the different entry years in the left axis.

The year 2009 was with a price loss of 40 percent the worst year investors. 2010 was with a return of 84 percent by far the best year since 2008. Who bought the share in 2008 (price at that time 22,15 euros) now has a price gain of 232 percent.

The stock now trades at 73,59 euros. This equals 23 times the 2014's earnings per share.

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The graph above shows the developments of ASML's stock price (blue) and revenue (red) for the period 2008 till 2015 (the analyst's expectations. It seems that the semiconductor company's revenue huge is connected with the stock price: the correlation equals 0,84.

Highlights semiconductor sector

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ASML's book value versus per stock price equals 0,27. The semiconductor company now trades with a CAPE (Shiller PE) of 36.16. The stock now trades at 73,59 euros. This equals 23 times the 2014's earnings per share.

The stock ASML is covered by 28 analysts. The average target price for ASML is at 94,00 euros. This is 29,71 percent more than the current stock price of 73,59 euros. Within the sector semiconductor sector the analystst mostly prefer First Solar, ASM Int. and Applied Materials.

The 3 most recent recommendations for the semiconductor sector were provided by ING (hold, 85,00 euros), Liberum (sell, 64,00 euros) and Independent Research (sell, 65,00 euros).