Wedbush Securities Inc. raised its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 6.3% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 11,406 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after acquiring an additional 672 shares during the quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc.’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. were worth $467,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of TSM. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $327,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 187.4% in the 3rd quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 93,133 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $4,113,000 after purchasing an additional 60,733 shares in the last quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB bought a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,646,000. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 3,999.2% in the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 65,587 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $2,896,000 after purchasing an additional 63,987 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. boosted its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 6.1% in the 3rd quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 1,228,073 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $54,232,000 after purchasing an additional 70,473 shares in the last quarter. 19.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. CLSA cut Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

TSM stock opened at $45.15 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $232.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.03 and a beta of 0.97. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. has a 12-month low of $34.22 and a 12-month high of $45.64. The company has a current ratio of 2.79, a quick ratio of 2.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM)

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