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Williams Sonoma (WSM) Shares Rose While Pacific Heights Asset Management Has Decreased by $1.27 Million Its Stake; Renaissance Group Has Increased Its Texas Instruments (TXN) Holding by $668,924

Renaissance Group Llc increased its stake in Texas Instruments Inc (TXN) by 1.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Renaissance Group Llc bought 7,516 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.05% with the market. The institutional investor held 426,988 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $38.28M, up from 419,472 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Renaissance Group Llc who had been investing in Texas Instruments Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $102.71B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $104.47. About 4.91 million shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 40.31% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500.

Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (WSM) by 19.55% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc sold 26,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 107,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.34 million, down from 133,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Williams Sonoma Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.56B market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $54.11. About 1.47M shares traded. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 0.69% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.01% the S&P500.

Among 40 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Texas Instruments had 111 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. B. Riley & Co maintained Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) rating on Thursday, April 28. B. Riley & Co has “Neutral” rating and $56.50 target. As per Sunday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 25. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, May 17, the company rating was initiated by CLSA. RBC Capital Markets maintained Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) rating on Thursday, October 22. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $60.0 target. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Raymond James. As per Wednesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

Renaissance Group Llc, which manages about $2.91 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Persimmon Plc (PSMMY) by 12,121 shares to 282,413 shares, valued at $19.57 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) by 22,622 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 196,857 shares, and cut its stake in Scripps Network Interactive N (NYSE:SNI).

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 29 sales for $203.04 million activity. 17,578 shares valued at $1.92M were sold by Ilan Haviv on Wednesday, January 31. On Thursday, October 26 the insider BLINN MARK A sold $1.64 million. XIE BING had sold 15,877 shares worth $1.73M on Wednesday, January 31. RITCHIE KEVIN J sold $8.63 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) on Tuesday, August 15. $313,589 worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares were sold by Van Haren Julie. CARP DANIEL A had sold 22,158 shares worth $2.13 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 55 investors sold TXN shares while 333 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 332 raised stakes. 802.74 million shares or 3.16% more from 778.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Security National Trust Comm holds 3,546 shares. Headinvest Ltd Liability has invested 1.74% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0.21% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). First Tru Advsrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.35% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Department Mb Bancshares N A reported 97,758 shares. Moreover, Highlander Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has 0.05% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 700 shares. Moreover, Harris Assocs Lp has 1% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Ssi Investment Management reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Argent Tru invested in 0.1% or 2,837 shares. Evercore Wealth Mgmt Ltd Llc invested in 1.43% or 409,635 shares. 68,225 are held by Marsico Cap Management Ltd. 2,445 are owned by Provise Mngmt Group Ltd Limited Liability Company. Sfe Inv Counsel owns 8,965 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Shufro Rose Co Ltd Co reported 1.85% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Sei Invs holds 0.25% or 770,029 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.45 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 49 investors sold WSM shares while 105 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 85.15 million shares or 2.32% more from 83.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Orrstown Service Incorporated reported 0.8% stake. Toronto Dominion National Bank invested 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Insight 2811 reported 0.19% stake. American Century Inc, a Missouri-based fund reported 638,825 shares. Cadence Cap Ltd, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 10,892 shares. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.02% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv holds 464,400 shares. 2,911 are held by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Credit Agricole S A holds 934,374 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Limited Liability Company has invested 0.06% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Logan Cap Mgmt Incorporated has 0.78% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 218,516 shares. Barclays Public Ltd accumulated 31,062 shares or 0% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Gp, New York-based fund reported 954,709 shares. Qv Investors holds 89,090 shares. Bessemer Gp Inc Inc reported 0.01% stake.

Analysts await Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) to report earnings on March, 21. They expect $1.61 earnings per share, up 3.87% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.55 per share. WSM’s profit will be $135.53M for 8.40 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual earnings per share reported by Williams-Sonoma, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 91.67% EPS growth.

Among 34 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 5 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 98 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $57 target in Thursday, May 25 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 12 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $56 target in Thursday, August 25 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $74 target in Sunday, August 30 report. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by William Blair with “Buy”. Gordon Haskett initiated Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Tuesday, May 9 with “Accumulate” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, August 24. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform”. Wedbush downgraded the shares of WSM in report on Monday, January 11 to “Neutral” rating.

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