ASML Holding NV (ASML.AS)
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ASML Holding NV:Guides Q2 2016 net sales at about 1.7 billion euros and a gross margin of around 42 pct.Sees Q2 gross margin of around 42 pct, research and development costs of about 270 million euros.Sees Q2 other income of about 23 million euros. Full Article
ASML Holding NV:Partners with Nippon Control System to streamline process flow from design to mask production. Full Article
ASML Holding NV:Sees Q1 other income of about 23 mln euros.Proposes FY 2015 dividend of 1.05 euros per share. Full Article
ASML Holding NV:Announces new share buyback program, to be executed within the 2016-2017 time frame.Intends to purchase shares up to 1.5 billion euros, which includes amount of about 500 mln euros remaining from the prior program.Buyback program will start on Jan. 21. Full Article
ASML Holding NV:Guides Q4 2015 net sales at approximately 1.4 billion euros and a gross margin of around 45 pct.Expects Q4 2015 sales below the Q3 level, but remains on track for a record year in terms of sales.Sees Q4 2015 research and development costs of about 270 million euros, other income of about 20 million euros.Sees Q4 2015 SG&A costs of about 90 million euros and an effective annualized tax rate of around 11 pct. Full Article
ASML, the world's third largest semiconductor equipment maker, said on Friday it had counter-sued rival Nikon, after the Japanese company launched a wide-ranging patent battle against the Dutch company this week.