Will ASML Holding NV’s Latest Acquisition Cause These Top Institutional Shareholders To Smile?

ASML Holding NV’s (NASDAQ:ASML) Chief Financial Officer will issue slightly more than 9% of their present capital as new shares so that funds can be raised for their acquisition of Cymer, a supplier of lithography light sources. ASML announced today that they would be acquiring Cymer in a deal worth $2.5 billion to accelerate the development of next-generation chip manufacturing technology. ASML already boasts of investments in their capital by Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Samsung (SSNLF.PK) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.

Will ASML Holding NV’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 1.106 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $53.68 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in ASML Holding NV at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Navellier & Associates Inc held 817,709 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $43,894,619. This brought the portfolio total to 1.25%.

Virtu Financial LLC held 137,672 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $7,390,233. This brought the portfolio total to 0.69%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp held 35,600 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,911,008. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

BB&T Corp held 32,406 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,739,554. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

Capstone Asset Management Co held 29,612 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,589,572. This brought the portfolio total to 0.06%.

Nordea Investment Management AB held 19,800 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,062,864. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

First Republic Investment Management Inc. held 10,108 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $542,597. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Private Trust Co NA held 9,205 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $494,124. This brought the portfolio total to 0.24%.

Calvert Investment Management Inc. held 4,949 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $265,662. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

1st Global Advisors Inc. held 4,867 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $261,261. This brought the portfolio total to 0.06%.

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