FNY Investment Advisers LLC decreased its position in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 94.7% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 8,000 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 141,900 shares during the period. FNY Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. were worth $327,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. First Bank & Trust acquired a new stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the fourth quarter valued at $29,000. Advocacy Wealth Management Services LLC grew its holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 55.6% in the first quarter. Advocacy Wealth Management Services LLC now owns 789 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $33,000 after purchasing an additional 282 shares during the last quarter. Somerset Trust Co grew its holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 183.1% in the first quarter. Somerset Trust Co now owns 889 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $36,000 after purchasing an additional 575 shares during the last quarter. Berman Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the fourth quarter valued at $34,000. Finally, Synovus Financial Corp grew its holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 114.2% in the fourth quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 966 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $36,000 after purchasing an additional 515 shares during the last quarter. 19.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE:TSM opened at $44.39 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 2.79, a quick ratio of 2.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. has a 52-week low of $34.22 and a 52-week high of $45.24. The firm has a market capitalization of $228.68 billion, a PE ratio of 19.82, a P/E/G ratio of 2.85 and a beta of 0.97.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 17th. The semiconductor company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.63. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. had a return on equity of 21.96% and a net margin of 34.04%. The business had revenue of $9.40 billion for the quarter. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. will post 2.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on TSM. CLSA downgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. currently has an average rating of “Hold”.

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About Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.

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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