ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML employs more than 7,000 people.
ASML intends to return cash to shareholders on a regular basis through share buy backs or capital repayment, subject to our liquidity requirements, current share price, market conditions and other relevant factors.
Share buy back approx. EUR 1 billion
On January 21, 2015, ASML announced its new share buyback program to be executed in the 2015-2016 timeframe. ASML intends to purchase up to EUR 750 million of shares which it intends to cancel upon repurchase. In addition, ASML intends to purchase up to 3.3 million shares to cover employee stock and stock option plans.
During the period from November 16-20, 2015 ASML purchased 103,250 of its shares at an average price of EUR 86.21 per share.
The total amount of outstanding shares at the beginning of 2015 is approx. 433 million shares.
|Year||Total amount paid (in EUR millions)||Total Number of Shares Purchased||Average Price Paid per Share (EUR)|
|Synthetic Share Buyback||2007|
|Synthetic Share Buyback||2012|
|Total / Average|
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