ASML announces the second-quarter financial report, sales of 4 billion euros

Recently, ASML, a lithography machine manufacturer, announced its financial report for the second quarter of 2021. The financial report shows that ASML has net sales of 4 billion euros, a gross profit margin of 50.9%, and a net income of 1 billion euros.

According to ASML's financial report, the first brand new TWINSCAN NXE:3600D EUV lithography system has been delivered, but the specific name of the customer was not disclosed. Compared with NXE:3400C, the new lithography machine has increased productivity by 15-20%, and the coverage rate has increased by about 30%.

It is worth noting that ASML’s bookings for the second quarter were 8.3 billion euros, of which EUV extreme ultraviolet lithography machines had 4.9 billion euros, and the total backlog of orders reached 17.5 billion euros, which is enough to prove the current lithography machine’s Production is still under pressure to book. ASML said it is working hard to increase the mass production application of EUV lithography machines in the storage industry and plans to assist three DRAM memory chip customers to introduce EUV in future process nodes. ASML is expected to have net sales of EUR 5.2-5.4 billion in the third quarter, with a gross profit margin of 51-53%.

It is reported that ASML's EUV lithography machine is still the first generation product. The earliest generation product is NXE: 3400B and its wafer capacity is the only 125PWH. The current booster product is NXE:3400C, and the wafer production capacity is increased to 135WPH. The latest NXE:3600D lithography machine has a further increase in production capacity to 160WPH, and its price may reach 145 million US dollars. In addition, ASML will also launch the second-generation EUV lithography machine in the next few years, or it will be the NXE:5000 series, and the objective lens NA will be increased to 0.55 to further improve the lithography accuracy. The price may reach 300 million US dollars. The original plan will be It was launched in 2023 and is currently postponed to 2025-2026.