Nordea Investment Management AB raised its stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 36.6% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 50,929 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 13,656 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. were worth $1,879,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. First Bank & Trust bought a new position in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the fourth quarter valued at about $29,000. Berman Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the fourth quarter worth about $34,000. Synovus Financial Corp increased its stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 114.2% in the fourth quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 966 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $36,000 after purchasing an additional 515 shares during the period. Executive Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the fourth quarter worth about $44,000. Finally, Sontag Advisory LLC bought a new position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the fourth quarter worth about $71,000. Institutional investors own 19.43% of the company’s stock.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. stock opened at $42.37 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 2.49 and a current ratio of 2.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $218.90 billion, a PE ratio of 18.92, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 0.97. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. has a 52 week low of $34.22 and a 52 week high of $45.24.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 17th. The semiconductor company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63. The business had revenue of $9.40 billion for the quarter. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. had a return on equity of 21.96% and a net margin of 34.04%. Analysts anticipate that Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. will post 2.12 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on TSM shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, March 22nd. ValuEngine lowered Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 4th. Finally, CLSA lowered Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold”.

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Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Profile

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing, and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices. The company manufactures masks and electronic spare parts; researches, develops, designs, manufactures, sells, packages, and tests color filters; and offers customer and engineering support services.

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