ASML Beats Expectations but Uncertainty in Chips Sector Weighs on Stock

Shares in ASML Holding, a critical supplier to the global chip-making industry, were dropping Wednesday after the company said it sees “mixed signals” on demand despite improving profit and sales. 

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(ticker: ASML) supplies the ‘lithography’ machines that are essential for manufacturing semiconductors, with customers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Samsung Electronics (005930.Korea), and Intel (INTC).