Headlines about Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Texas Instruments earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.6714802652805 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Texas Instruments challenges students to design solutions that improve everyday life (finance.yahoo.com)
- Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) – A Broad Rule of Thumb For PEG Ratio – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Stock in the Investor Spotlight – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) estimated to achieve 3.70% EPS growth for this year – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Hot Stock to Track – Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
Shares of Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) traded up $1.60 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $109.46. The company had a trading volume of 3,781,862 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,517,097. Texas Instruments has a one year low of $75.92 and a one year high of $120.75. The company has a market cap of $108,187.12, a PE ratio of 30.41, a P/E/G ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a current ratio of 3.87, a quick ratio of 3.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35.
A number of research firms have commented on TXN. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $127.00 price target (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Texas Instruments from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “in-line” rating and issued a $125.00 target price (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. BidaskClub raised Texas Instruments from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, Mizuho reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $107.00 target price (up previously from $96.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Fifteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $109.65.
In other news, insider Stephen A. Anderson sold 141,638 shares of Texas Instruments stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $111.12, for a total value of $15,738,814.56. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 178,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,801,584. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Mark A. Blinn sold 9,724 shares of Texas Instruments stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $112.47, for a total value of $1,093,658.28. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 10,178 shares in the company, valued at $1,144,719.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 757,632 shares of company stock worth $83,306,399. Insiders own 0.84% of the company’s stock.
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. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had design, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries.
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