ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML) reported third-quarter 2019 earnings of EUR1.49 per share, down from EUR1.60 per share in the previous year quarter.
— Net sales increased 8% to EUR2.99 billion in Q3.
— Net bookings soared 132% from the year-ago quarter to EUR5.11 billion.
— ASML Holding expects Q4 net sales of around EUR3.9 billion and gross margin of 48% to 49%.
— The company revises capital return policy to provide for dividend payments on a semi-annual basis.
— ASML announces an interim dividend for 2019 of EUR1.05 per share, payable on November 15 with record date on November 5.