Lido Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 10.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 5,965 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 568 shares during the period. Lido Advisors LLC’s holdings in Texas Instruments were worth $563,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 1.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 85,524,906 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $9,175,968,000 after buying an additional 807,808 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its position in Texas Instruments by 1.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 85,524,906 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $9,175,968,000 after purchasing an additional 807,808 shares during the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its position in Texas Instruments by 6,709.2% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 24,191,906 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $256,000 after purchasing an additional 23,836,621 shares during the last quarter. Capital International Investors lifted its position in Texas Instruments by 46.4% in the 3rd quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 16,525,393 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $1,773,009,000 after purchasing an additional 5,240,065 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in Texas Instruments by 2.5% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 13,837,835 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $1,484,661,000 after purchasing an additional 337,435 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 83.78% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on TXN. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Texas Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, January 28th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Texas Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 25th. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $97.00 price objective on shares of Texas Instruments in a research report on Tuesday, February 26th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Texas Instruments in a research report on Thursday, January 24th. Finally, Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $95.00 price objective (down from $100.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research report on Thursday, January 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Texas Instruments presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $108.74.

Shares of TXN opened at $110.74 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $100.51 billion, a PE ratio of 20.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 2.38 and a current ratio of 3.27. Texas Instruments Incorporated has a 12-month low of $87.70 and a 12-month high of $118.48.

Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 23rd. The semiconductor company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $3.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.75 billion. Texas Instruments had a net margin of 35.35% and a return on equity of 53.05%. The business’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.09 EPS. As a group, research analysts forecast that Texas Instruments Incorporated will post 5.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Ahmad Bahai sold 26,963 shares of Texas Instruments stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $103.75, for a total value of $2,797,411.25. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 58,928 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,113,780. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman Richard K. Templeton sold 90,842 shares of Texas Instruments stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $101.14, for a total transaction of $9,187,759.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 256,061 shares of company stock worth $26,536,471 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 0.84% of the company’s stock.

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Texas Instruments Company Profile

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. The Analog segment offers power products to manage power requirements in various levels using battery management solutions, portable components, power supply controls, point-of-load products, switches and interfaces, integrated protection devices, high-voltage products, and mobile lighting and display products.

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