Delta Lloyd NV boosted its stake in Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) by 12.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 79,424 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8,859 shares during the period. Delta Lloyd NV’s holdings in Texas Instruments were worth $5,574,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust increased its stake in shares of Texas Instruments by 7.8% in the second quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 1,723 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 125 shares during the period. Enterprise Financial Services Corp increased its stake in shares of Texas Instruments by 6.4% in the third quarter. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 1,571 shares of the company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 94 shares during the period. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Texas Instruments during the third quarter valued at about $112,000. Bartlett & Co. LLC increased its stake in shares of Texas Instruments by 9.3% in the third quarter. Bartlett & Co. LLC now owns 1,641 shares of the company’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the period. Finally, Hudock Capital Group LLC increased its stake 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 during the period. 85.07% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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

Shares of Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) traded down 0.63% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $73.93. 6,713,885 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $73.89 billion, a PE ratio of 23.47 and a beta of 1.28. Texas Instruments Inc. has a 52-week low of $46.73 and a 52-week high of $74.89. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $70.48 and its 200-day moving average price is $66.98.

Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.08. Texas Instruments had a net margin of 24.73% and a return on equity of 31.60%. The business earned $3.68 billion during the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.76 EPS. Texas Instruments’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Texas Instruments Inc. will post $3.16 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 7th were paid a $0.50 dividend. This is a boost from Texas Instruments’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 3rd. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.71%. Texas Instruments’s payout ratio is 63.49%.

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TXN has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. B. Riley raised shares of Texas Instruments from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Texas Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 28th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $82.00 target price (up from $79.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Saturday, October 29th. Cowen and Company boosted their target price on shares of Texas Instruments from $69.00 to $73.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. Finally, Mizuho boosted their price target on shares of Texas Instruments from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $70.43.

In other news, insider Brian T. Crutcher sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.69, for a total value of $1,060,350.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 309,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $21,860,882.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.02% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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