Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) as 2, which is a Buy recommendation. 8 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 14 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 26 research analysts is 2.42, which indicates as a Buy.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) : The consensus price target for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) is $68.81 for the short term with a standard deviation of $9.16. The most optimist securities analyst among the 21 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $82, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $40.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $70.00 and $69.77 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $70.20. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $70.00, notching a gain of 0.16% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,003,555 . The stock had closed at $69.89 on the previous day.
In a related news, Xie Bing, officer (Senior Vice President) of Texas Instruments Inc, unloaded 11,565 shares at an average price of $69.27 on August 2, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $801,108, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
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. The Companys Analog segment includes the following product lines: High Volume Analog & Logic, Power Management, High Performance Analog and Silicon Valley Analog. The Companys Embedded Processing segment includes the following product lines: Processor, Microcontrollers and Connectivity. The Company is also engaged in smaller product lines, such as DLP products, certain custom semiconductors known as application-specific integrated circuits, calculators, baseband products, and applications processors and connectivity products. The revenues from these smaller businesses are included under the Other segment. The Company has design, manufacturing or sales operations in 35 countries.