Karpas Strategies LLC maintained its stake in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 47,935 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Texas Instruments makes up approximately 1.6% of Karpas Strategies LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 19th largest position. Karpas Strategies LLC’s holdings in Texas Instruments were worth $3,364,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TXN. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 0.4% in the second quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 1,966 shares of the company’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 0.4% in the second quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,957 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 0.9% in the third quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 1,966 shares of the company’s stock valued at $138,000 after buying an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 0.8% in the second quarter. Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC now owns 3,982 shares of the company’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 0.6% in the second quarter. Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 5,973 shares of the company’s stock valued at $374,000 after buying an additional 33 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 84.99% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN)

Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) traded up 0.186% during trading on Friday, reaching $74.989. 1,628,252 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $73.20 and a 200-day moving average price of $69.39. Texas Instruments Incorporated has a one year low of $46.73 and a one year high of $75.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $74.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.806 and a beta of 1.27.

Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.08. Texas Instruments had a return on equity of 31.60% and a net margin of 24.73%. The business earned $3.68 billion during the quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.76 earnings per share. Texas Instruments’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Texas Instruments Incorporated will post $3.16 EPS for the current year.

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Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on TXN shares. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $82.00 price objective (up previously from $79.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Saturday, October 29th. Susquehanna started coverage on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Tuesday, December 20th. They issued a “positive” rating on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $70.00 price objective on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Texas Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 28th. Finally, Mizuho lifted their price objective on shares of Texas Instruments from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $72.26.

In related news, insider Brian T. Crutcher sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.69, for a total transaction of $1,060,350.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 309,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $21,860,882.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.02% of the company’s stock.

Texas Instruments Company Profile

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, makes and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers across the world. The Company operates through two segments: Analog and Embedded Processing. Its Analog segment’s product line includes High Volume Analog & Logic (HVAL), Power Management (Power), High Performance Analog (HPA) and Silicon Valley Analog (SVA).

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