NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for ASML Holding NV ADR (Nasdaq: ASML) is Monday, April 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $51.37 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%. The average volume for ASML Holding NV ADR has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ASML Holding NV ADR has a market cap of $20.78 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 18.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. ASML Holding N.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.9, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 11.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates ASML Holding NV ADR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full ASML Holding NV ADR Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.