ASML Holding NV (ASML.OQ)
15 Feb 2019
LONDON European shares were sluggish on Wednesday as a batch of poor corporate updates added to worries about a global growth slowdown and China-U.S. trade negotiations.
* Earnings growth forecast lowered (Adds details, closing prices)
VELDHOVEN, Netherlands, Jan 23 Chinese demand for semiconductor manufacturing equipment has not slackened, despite a slowdown in the country's economic growth and trade frictions with the United States, the chief executive of toolmaker ASML Holding NV told Reuters on Wednesday.
* Earnings growth forecast lowered (Adds stocks, context, quote)
* Fourth quarter earnings were better than expected Sales to fall in first three months of year
LONDON, Jan 23 European shares retreated on Wednesday morning as a new batch of corporate updates prompted fresh concerns, particularly on the tech sector, and added to worries about a global growth slowdown and the Sino-U.S. trade negotiations.
AMSTERDAM, Jan 23 ASML Holding NV, one of the world's largest equipment suppliers to computer chip makers, on Wednesday posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and said it expects sales growth in 2019, despite some customers pushing their order deliveries to the second half.
AMSTERDAM, Dec 3 Semiconductor industry bellwether ASML said on Monday a fire at one of its suppliers, electronic components maker Prodrive, would lead to some product delivery delays in early 2019.
AMSTERDAM, Nov 8 ASML, a Dutch supplier of equipment to computer chip makers, on Thursday raised sales targets for the coming years, with its systems looking set to dominate in their subsector, using focused energy beams to map out circuitry.
TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) offered a modest fourth-quarter revenue growth outlook, predicting weaker sales of high-performance computers for cryptocurrency mining will partially offset solid demand for chips from smartphones.