Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

Marco Green
February 24, 2018

The institutional investor held 149,292 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.63M, up from 86,090 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kingdon Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Aetna Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $56.99B market cap company. 22,158 shares valued at $2.13M were sold by CARP DANIEL A on Friday, October 27. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Parsons Capital Management Inc increased Texas Instrs Inc (TXN) stake by 94.35% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Garrison Financial Corp sold 3,518 shares as Texas Instruments (TXN)'s stock rose 5.05%. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,552 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. The stock increased 1.11% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $105.08. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Texas Instruments Incorporated will post 4.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 40.31% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 2.09 in 2017Q2.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of TXN. 802.74 million shares or 3.16% more from 778.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. PGGM Investments now owns 956,619 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $85,751,000 after purchasing an additional 484,906 shares during the last quarter. Greylin Invest Mangement has invested 0.09% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Farmers And Merchants has 607 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cumberland Partners Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Texas Instruments during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $499,000. Hbk Investments LP has invested 0.04% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Swiss Retail Bank holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 3.67M shares. Franklin Resource holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Puma Biotechnology, Inc. Marsico Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 0.25% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://registrarjournal.com/2018/02/23/martingale-asset-management-l-p-trims-holdings-in-texas-instruments-incorporated-txn.html. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 573,000 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Shares for $2.14M were sold by BABB RALPH W JR.

Among 35 analysts covering Teva Pharma (NYSE:TEVA), 9 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Aetna had 72 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 16 by Jefferies. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $109.65. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $109.65. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $112.00 price target on shares of Texas Instruments in a report on Thursday, January 4th. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Finally, Mizuho reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $107.00 price objective (up previously from $96.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Carret Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Texas Instruments by 0.7% in the second quarter. It also reduced its holding in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 212,809 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 179,758 shares, and cut its stake in T Mobile Us Inc (NYSE:TMUS). Lord Abbett Ltd Liability reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). On Thursday, October 26 the insider Whitaker Darla H sold $11.43M. Shares for $5.58M were sold by CRUTCHER BRIAN T. XIE BING also sold $1.73M worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $6.85 million activity. DELAGI R GREGORY sold 40,826 shares worth $4.46M. Riggs Asset Managment Commerce accumulated 1,079 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Puma Biotechnology Inc (NYSE:PBYI), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Puma Biotechnology Inc had 57 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. PiperJaffray upgraded The Kroger Co. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Tuesday, January 30. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $224 target. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 13 by Loop Capital. The stock of The Kroger Co. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 12 by RBC Capital Markets. Rosenblatt has "Buy" rating and $135.0 target. (NYSE:KR) earned "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 24. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 24 by JP Morgan. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Friday, September 23. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, September 22. Ahl Prtn Llp invested in 87,881 shares. 80 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. Old Republic Interest reported 180,000 shares. (NYSE:ZTS). Utd Fincl Advisers Limited Liability stated it has 0.01% in Zoetis Inc. First Personal Services accumulated 10,390 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. West Oak Llc holds 20,400 shares or 1.09% of its portfolio. Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd has 0.02% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) or 7,795 shares. PGGM Investments increased its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 102.8% in the 3rd quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. (NYSE:WAGE). Strs Ohio holds 0.04% of its portfolio in WageWorks, Inc.

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