Earnings Around the Corner for ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML)

Earnings is just around the corner for ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) as the firm is slated to issue their report on 10/19/2016 8:30:00 AM.  The firm has most recently posted quarter over quarter growth of -2.70% and sales growth of 5.20% quarter over quarter.  

In terms of the trend lines, ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) shares are currently -9.15% off of their 52-week high and 32.92% off from the 52-week low point.  The stock is 3.71% from the 200-day moving average and -5.15% from the 50-day average.  The Relative Strength Index for the stock stands at 35.47.

Increased volatility should be expected heading into and immediately after the ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) earnings report.  According to the most recent data, the average true range stands at 1.92 which is a measure of the most recent volatility.  The number is an exponential 14-day moving average of the True Ranges (range of each trading day’s high and low).  The average volatility for the week stands at 1.48% and 1.22% for the past month. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) stands at 0.70.  

Potential Upside

So is there any potential upside for the stock if ASML Holding NV is able to meet or beat earnings?  Analysts, on a consensus basis have a $106.95 on the stock, compared to a recent bid of $101.37.  The average broker recommendation yields a score of 2.60, which is an integer based calculation from all of the buy, sell and hold recommendations from sell-side analysts.  


Heading into the earnings report, 0.40% shares are held by company insiders.  On the institutional front, 15.30% of ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) are owned by firms or funds.  Over the past few months, insider transactions have trended 0.00% while institutions saw a change of 0.04% in company stock. 


Year to date, ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) holders have seen returns of 14.43%.  Over the past month the stock moved -1.56% and most recently shares over the past five trading days have moved -7.68%.

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