Capital Guardian Trust Company Has Boosted Asml Holding Nv (Usd) (ASML) Holding by $27.64 Million

May 17, 2018 - By Robert Crowder

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Capital Guardian Trust Company increased its stake in Asml Holding Nv (Usd) (ASML) by 22.1% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Guardian Trust Company bought 159,765 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.31% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 882,558 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $153.41M, up from 722,793 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Guardian Trust Company who had been investing in Asml Holding Nv (Usd) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $87.09B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $202.38. About 522,616 shares traded. ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) has risen 50.93% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.38% the S&P500.

Capital Guardian Trust Company, which manages about $7.06 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 60,948 shares to 34,929 shares, valued at $2.92M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Adr (NYSE:BABA) by 35,284 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 972,351 shares, and cut its stake in Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB).

More notable recent ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Semi capital equipment stocks move on Citi note” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “ASML Holding Doesn’t See A Memory Slowdown” published on April 21, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “What’s Happening With These Semiconductor Stocks? — Ambarella, ASML Holding, Axcelis Technologies, and Brooks …” on April 18, 2018. More interesting news about ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “ASML Holding’s (ASML) CEO Peter Wennink on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on April 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Don’t Ignore EUV When Assessing ASML” with publication date: April 30, 2018.

ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering ASML Holding (NASDAQ:ASML), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. ASML Holding had 6 analyst reports since January 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 18. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 15 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 17.

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