|Bid||432.75 x 1800|
|Ask||433.49 x 2200|
|Day's range||421.02 - 435.51|
|52-week range||412.67 - 881.12|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.18|
|PE ratio (TTM)||32.23|
|Forward dividend & yield||5.29 (1.27%)|
|Ex-dividend date||04 Aug 2022|
|1y target est||664.70|
ASML stock is down over 45% on the fear that there might be a decrease in semiconductor equipment spending.
Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre breaks down how markets opened on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Microsoft just raised its dividend by 9.7% this week, and the stock now yields over 1.1%, along with even more shareholder returns via share repurchases. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Azure cloud infrastructure platform grew 40% last quarter, and appears to have many years of strong growth ahead of it; in fact, a recession might even accelerate cloud adoption among enterprises as they seek efficiencies. Microsoft actually has a higher bond rating than that of the U.S. government, with a Standard & Poor's AAA rating.