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ASML ups dividend as 2019 EPS beats estimates

ASML Holding NV said its fourth-quarter 2019 EPS climbed 44.6% year over year to €2.69, above the €2.68 S&P Global Market Intelligence consensus estimate and €1.86 in the year-ago period.

The company's net income amounted to €1.13 billion, up 44% from €787.5 million in the year-earlier period. Income from operations increased to €1.28 billion from €815.9 million.

ASML's net sales totaled €4.04 billion, compared with €3.14 billion in the prior-year period.

For the full year 2019, the company's net income totaled €6.15 per share, compared with the S&P Global Market Intelligence consensus estimate of €6.11 per share, rising from €6.08 per share in 2018.

Net income was unchanged year over year at €2.59 billion. Full-year income from operations decreased to €2.79 billion from €2.97 billion. Full-year net sales totaled €11.82 billion, compared with €10.94 billion in the prior year.

"We expect that 2020 will be another growth year, both in sales and in profitability," CEO Peter Wennink said.

The company said it expects net sales in the range of €3.1 billion to €3.3 billion in the first quarter of 2020. The company also expects R&D costs of around €550 million and selling, general and administrative costs of about €140 million during the January to March period.

ASML expects an effective annualized tax rate of about 13% for 2020.

At the 2020 annual general meeting, the company will propose a total dividend of €2.40 per ordinary share for 2019, 14% above the 2018 dividend. An interim dividend of €1.05 was paid in November 2019, and a final dividend of €1.35 will be paid in the second quarter of 2020.

ASML also announced a new three-year share buyback program, starting Jan. 23, to purchase shares up to €6 billion.

In addition, the company announced that its supervisory board member Wolfgang Ziebart will retire at the end of his current term. The company intends to nominate Rolls-Royce Group PLC CEO D. Warren East and former Micron Technology Inc. CEO Mark Durcan as members of the board effective from the 2020 annual general meeting.