Description of ASML Holding

ASML Holding N.V. - ADS represents 1 ordinary share

Statistics of ASML Holding (YTD)

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TotalReturn:

'Total return, when measuring performance, is the actual rate of return of an investment or a pool of investments over a given evaluation period. Total return includes interest, capital gains, dividends and distributions realized over a given period of time. Total return accounts for two categories of return: income including interest paid by fixed-income investments, distributions or dividends and capital appreciation, representing the change in the market price of an asset.'

Using this definition on our asset we see for example:
  • The total return over 5 years of ASML Holding is 113.2%, which is greater, thus better compared to the benchmark SPY (66.2%) in the same period.
  • During the last 3 years, the total return is 97.5%, which is greater, thus better than the value of 45.7% from the benchmark.

CAGR:

'The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is a useful measure of growth over multiple time periods. It can be thought of as the growth rate that gets you from the initial investment value to the ending investment value if you assume that the investment has been compounding over the time period.'

Using this definition on our asset we see for example:
  • Looking at the annual performance (CAGR) of 16.4% in the last 5 years of ASML Holding, we see it is relatively higher, thus better in comparison to the benchmark SPY (10.7%)
  • Looking at annual performance (CAGR) in of 25.5% in the period of the last 3 years, we see it is relatively greater, thus better in comparison to SPY (13.4%).

Volatility:

'Volatility is a rate at which the price of a security increases or decreases for a given set of returns. Volatility is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time. It shows the range to which the price of a security may increase or decrease. Volatility measures the risk of a security. It is used in option pricing formula to gauge the fluctuations in the returns of the underlying assets. Volatility indicates the pricing behavior of the security and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time.'

Using this definition on our asset we see for example:
  • The historical 30 days volatility over 5 years of ASML Holding is 28.4%, which is larger, thus worse compared to the benchmark SPY (13.3%) in the same period.
  • During the last 3 years, the volatility is 28.2%, which is larger, thus worse than the value of 12.5% from the benchmark.

DownVol:

'Risk measures typically quantify the downside risk, whereas the standard deviation (an example of a deviation risk measure) measures both the upside and downside risk. Specifically, downside risk in our definition is the semi-deviation, that is the standard deviation of all negative returns.'

Applying this definition to our asset in some examples:
  • The downside deviation over 5 years of ASML Holding is 29.3%, which is greater, thus worse compared to the benchmark SPY (14.6%) in the same period.
  • Looking at downside risk in of 30.4% in the period of the last 3 years, we see it is relatively higher, thus worse in comparison to SPY (14.1%).

Sharpe:

'The Sharpe ratio is the measure of risk-adjusted return of a financial portfolio. Sharpe ratio is a measure of excess portfolio return over the risk-free rate relative to its standard deviation. Normally, the 90-day Treasury bill rate is taken as the proxy for risk-free rate. A portfolio with a higher Sharpe ratio is considered superior relative to its peers. The measure was named after William F Sharpe, a Nobel laureate and professor of finance, emeritus at Stanford University.'

Using this definition on our asset we see for example:
  • The ratio of return and volatility (Sharpe) over 5 years of ASML Holding is 0.49, which is lower, thus worse compared to the benchmark SPY (0.62) in the same period.
  • Looking at risk / return profile (Sharpe) in of 0.82 in the period of the last 3 years, we see it is relatively lower, thus worse in comparison to SPY (0.87).

Sortino:

'The Sortino ratio improves upon the Sharpe ratio by isolating downside volatility from total volatility by dividing excess return by the downside deviation. The Sortino ratio is a variation of the Sharpe ratio that differentiates harmful volatility from total overall volatility by using the asset's standard deviation of negative asset returns, called downside deviation. The Sortino ratio takes the asset's return and subtracts the risk-free rate, and then divides that amount by the asset's downside deviation. The ratio was named after Frank A. Sortino.'

Which means for our asset as example:
  • Looking at the ratio of annual return and downside deviation of 0.47 in the last 5 years of ASML Holding, we see it is relatively smaller, thus worse in comparison to the benchmark SPY (0.56)
  • Looking at ratio of annual return and downside deviation in of 0.76 in the period of the last 3 years, we see it is relatively lower, thus worse in comparison to SPY (0.77).

Ulcer:

'The Ulcer Index is a technical indicator that measures downside risk, in terms of both the depth and duration of price declines. The index increases in value as the price moves farther away from a recent high and falls as the price rises to new highs. The indicator is usually calculated over a 14-day period, with the Ulcer Index showing the percentage drawdown a trader can expect from the high over that period. The greater the value of the Ulcer Index, the longer it takes for a stock to get back to the former high.'

Applying this definition to our asset in some examples:
  • Looking at the Ulcer Index of 12 in the last 5 years of ASML Holding, we see it is relatively higher, thus better in comparison to the benchmark SPY (3.96 )
  • Compared with SPY (4.01 ) in the period of the last 3 years, the Ulcer Index of 10 is greater, thus better.

MaxDD:

'Maximum drawdown is defined as the peak-to-trough decline of an investment during a specific period. It is usually quoted as a percentage of the peak value. The maximum drawdown can be calculated based on absolute returns, in order to identify strategies that suffer less during market downturns, such as low-volatility strategies. However, the maximum drawdown can also be calculated based on returns relative to a benchmark index, for identifying strategies that show steady outperformance over time.'

Applying this definition to our asset in some examples:
  • Compared with the benchmark SPY (-19.3 days) in the period of the last 5 years, the maximum DrawDown of -34.3 days of ASML Holding is smaller, thus worse.
  • During the last 3 years, the maximum reduction from previous high is -34.3 days, which is lower, thus worse than the value of -19.3 days from the benchmark.

MaxDuration:

'The Maximum Drawdown Duration is an extension of the Maximum Drawdown. However, this metric does not explain the drawdown in dollars or percentages, rather in days, weeks, or months. It is the length of time the account was in the Max Drawdown. A Max Drawdown measures a retrenchment from when an equity curve reaches a new high. It’s the maximum an account lost during that retrenchment. This method is applied because a valley can’t be measured until a new high occurs. Once the new high is reached, the percentage change from the old high to the bottom of the largest trough is recorded.'

Which means for our asset as example:
  • The maximum days under water over 5 years of ASML Holding is 408 days, which is greater, thus worse compared to the benchmark SPY (187 days) in the same period.
  • Looking at maximum time in days below previous high water mark in of 168 days in the period of the last 3 years, we see it is relatively larger, thus worse in comparison to SPY (131 days).

AveDuration:

'The Drawdown Duration is the length of any peak to peak period, or the time between new equity highs. The Avg Drawdown Duration is the average amount of time an investment has seen between peaks (equity highs), or in other terms the average of time under water of all drawdowns. So in contrast to the Maximum duration it does not measure only one drawdown event but calculates the average of all.'

Applying this definition to our asset in some examples:
  • Looking at the average time in days below previous high water mark of 93 days in the last 5 years of ASML Holding, we see it is relatively greater, thus worse in comparison to the benchmark SPY (39 days)
  • Compared with SPY (34 days) in the period of the last 3 years, the average days under water of 36 days is greater, thus worse.

Performance of ASML Holding (YTD)

Historical returns have been extended using synthetic data.

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Returns of ASML Holding (%)

  • "Year" returns in the table above are not equal to the sum of monthly returns due to compounding.
  • Performance results of ASML Holding are hypothetical, do not account for slippage, fees or taxes, and are based on backtesting, which has many inherent limitations, some of which are described in our Terms of Use.