Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) Could Improve Your Long Portfolio After Less Shorts Reported

July 13, 2018 - By Sheila Anderson

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 65 investors sold Texas Instruments Incorporated shares while 408 reduced holdings. 119 funds opened positions while 308 raised stakes. 800.61 million shares or 0.62% less from 805.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Whittier Tru owns 28,174 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.23% or 163,008 shares in its portfolio. First Republic Incorporated owns 137,769 shares. Eagleclaw Managment Ltd invested in 0.47% or 8,904 shares. Regents Of The University Of California, a California-based fund reported 6,500 shares. Investment House Ltd, California-based fund reported 109,728 shares. Hancock Hldg reported 15,787 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Schwartz Investment Counsel stated it has 1% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Suntrust Banks invested in 218,810 shares. Plante Moran Finance Advsrs Lc holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 5,839 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Lp reported 0.21% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Victory Cap Mgmt Incorporated reported 0.03% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Atria Investments Limited Company has invested 0.13% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Coldstream Cap Management Incorporated owns 27,376 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Moreover, Ingalls Snyder Ltd Company has 0.06% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 12,088 shares.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 sales for $122.64 million activity. On Wednesday, January 31 DELAGI R GREGORY sold $4.46M worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) or 40,826 shares. RITCHIE KEVIN J sold $4.95M worth of stock or 45,362 shares. $2.02 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares were sold by Van Haren Julie. Another trade for 18,145 shares valued at $1.98 million was made by Whitaker Darla H on Wednesday, January 31. $29.68M worth of stock was sold by CRUTCHER BRIAN T on Thursday, January 25. TEMPLETON RICHARD K also sold $4.81 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares.

The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) registered a decrease of 11.06% in short interest. TXN’s total short interest was 11.63 million shares in July as published by FINRA. Its down 11.06% from 13.07 million shares, reported previously. With 6.48 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their TXN’s short positions. The short interest to Texas Instruments Incorporated’s float is 1.18%.

The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $115.24. About 1.77M shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 38.09% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.52% the S&P500.

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, makes, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. The company has market cap of $113.13 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Analog and Embedded Processing. It has a 28.93 P/E ratio. The Analog segment offers high volume analog and logic products for automotive safety devices, touch screen controllers, low voltage motor drivers, and integrated motor controllers; and power products to manage power requirements using battery management solutions, portable power components, power supply controls, and point-of-load products.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Texas Instruments had 29 analyst reports since January 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 25 by Citigroup. JP Morgan maintained the shares of TXN in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Overweight” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, April 26 by DZ Bank. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) rating on Monday, January 22. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $127.0 target. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 16. The firm has “Hold” rating by FBR Capital given on Wednesday, April 25. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of TXN in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 18.

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