Analysis of Analyst Stock Recommendation:: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

Joanna Estrada
March 10, 2018

WCM Investment Management CA now owns 20,613,962 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $817,344,000 after purchasing an additional 1,327,403 shares during the last quarter. Diam Company Ltd who had been investing in Tesla Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $55.27 billion market cap company. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks.

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 5.6 million shares. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since March 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500.

Holowesko Partners Ltd decreased Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd (Put) (TSM) stake by 57.77% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Massachusetts-based Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mngmt has invested 0.11% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited exchanged hands with 7092396 shares compared to its average daily volume of 6.79M shares.

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. TSM stock is now showing up return of 2.53% throughout last week and witnessed rising return of 0.48% in one month period. Its up 9.3% from 4.23M shares previously. Earnest Partners Llc sold 797,252 shares as Taiwan Semic (TSM)'s stock rose 8.84%.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $4.17 million activity. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc owns 442,630 shares or 1.91% of their U.S. portfolio. Volumes indicate how many shares are bought and sold over a given period of time.

Among 7 analysts covering Vital Therapies Inc (NASDAQ:VTL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Edwards Lifesciences Corp had 106 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, December 7 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 2. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim with "Buy" on Wednesday, January 4. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, October 9 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Vital Therapies, Inc. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, February 2. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 1 by BTIG Research. The Russell 2000 index rose 4 points, or 0.3% to 1,566. Its down 0.03, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 93 investors sold TSLA shares while 134 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 170 raised stakes. Daily Nyse News makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information subsequently confirmed on your own. Ls Inv Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.01% or 640 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Disciplined Growth Invsts Mn invested in 3.09% or 140,816 shares. 725 were reported by Vista Capital. First Hawaiian Bancorporation invested in 0.23% or 45,443 shares. Koshinski Asset Mgmt has 1,129 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:TSLA) for 19,294 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 0% stake. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corporation owns 32,355 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Deprince Race And Zollo Inc owns 0.82% invested in AT&T Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Domini Impact Investments Limited Com invested in 8.98% or 1,159 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Mcrae Capital Management reported 610 shares.

Usa Financial Portformulas Corp decreased Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (NYSE:WTW) stake by 19,347 shares to 6,327 valued at $276,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced its holding in Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) by 4,464 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.23M shares, and cut its stake in Cit Group Inc (NYSE:CIT).

Glacier Peak Capital Llc holds 5.69% of its portfolio in Harvard Bioscience, Inc. for 1.33 million shares. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 2.69 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $48.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Therefore 50% are positive. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd now has $223.36 billion valuation. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by HSBC. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, January 22 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $4300 target. On Monday, November 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, October 4 by Susquehanna. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (NYSE:TSM) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, February 13th, Marketbeat reports. More interesting news about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: "Jim Cramer Shares His Thoughts On Whiting Petroleum, Taiwan Semiconductor And ..." published on October 06, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Intel Corporation (INTC) Could Be a Huge Casualty of a China Trade War" with publication date: March 08, 2018. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $42.65 price target, indicating that the shares will drop -2.63% from its current levels.

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