ASML: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

DR VELDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) _ ASML Holding NV (ASML) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.85 billion.

On a per-share basis, the Dr Veldhoven, Netherlands-based company said it had net income of $4.70.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.62 per share.

The equipment supplier to semiconductor makers posted revenue of $6.57 billion in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $5.93 billion, or $14.89 per share. Revenue was reported as $16.26 billion.

ASML shares have risen 23% since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined 2.5% in the last 12 months.

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