In today's video I look at fundamentals and recent earnings for ASML Holdings (NASDAQ:ASML). Below I share a few highlights from the video.
- On June 21, 2021, ASML reported strong earnings, causing its stock price to jump over 5%. Numerous semiconductor stocks like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) are also up for the day since ASML products are used to create semiconductor chips, creating a bullish scenario for semiconductor investors.
- ASML reported 21% year-over-year (YOY) revenue growth and gross margins of 50.9% for Q2 2021. The company expects the strong growth to continue into the second half of the year and has guided for YOY revenue growth of 35% for the entire year of 2021.
- ASML is returning cash to shareholders through a combination of growing annualized dividends and share buyback programs. During the earnings presentation, ASML announced a new buyback program of up to 9 billion euros to be executed by the end of 2023.
*Stock prices used were the midday prices of July 21, 2021. The video was published on July 21, 2021.