ASML Holding (ASML -3.2% in Amsterdam): Q4 net profit +4.6% to €298M, boosted by €115.8M tax...

|About: ASML Holding N.V. (ASML)|By:, SA News Editor

ASML Holding (ASML -3.2% in Amsterdam): Q4 net profit +4.6% to €298M, boosted by €115.8M tax benefit. Sales -15.7% to €1.02B. Net booking, excluding next-gen EUV machine, €667M vs €831M in Q3. To ship first NXE:3300B EUV tool in Q2, with the aim being to move 11 in 2013 for sales value of €700M. Expects 2013 revs similar to 2012; forecasts Q1 sales of €850M. Declares 2012 dividend of €0.53/share vs €0.46 in 2011. (PR)