David Blood increased its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (TXN) by 14.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Generation Investment Management Llp bought 39,245 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.51% with the market. The hedge fund run by David Blood held 312,044 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $32.59M, up from 272,799 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Generation Investment Management Llp who had been investing in Texas Instrs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $108.47 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $110.49. About 1.89 million shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 27.36% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.81% the S&P500.
Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) by 41.45% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc sold 5,979 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.39% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,444 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $569,000, down from 14,423 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $103.55B market cap company. The stock increased 2.25% or $1.645 during the last trading session, reaching $74.755. About 7.48M shares traded or 7.05% up from the average. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 16.28% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.83% the S&P500.
Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 selling transactions for $122.64 million activity. Van Haren Julie had sold 2,836 shares worth $313,589 on Wednesday, January 31. Shares for $387,722 were sold by Barker Ellen. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider ANDERSON STEPHEN A. sold $2.02 million. TROCHU CYNTHIA HOFF sold $395,472 worth of stock or 3,574 shares. 18,145 Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares with value of $1.98 million were sold by Whitaker Darla H. Shares for $4.46M were sold by DELAGI R GREGORY on Wednesday, January 31.
Generation Investment Management Llp, which manages about $10.32 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) by 2.33 million shares to 2.63 million shares, valued at $164.62M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 1.89M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.77 million shares, and cut its stake in Ansys Inc (NASDAQ:ANSS).
Among 42 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 19 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Texas Instruments had 119 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. B. Riley & Co maintained the shares of TXN in report on Wednesday, October 25 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 22. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, September 21. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, February 3 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 24. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, July 25. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 10 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 3 by RBC Capital Markets.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.11, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 47 investors sold TXN shares while 383 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 805.57 million shares or 0.35% more from 802.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Columbia Prns L L C Inv Management holds 16,477 shares. 1.75M are held by California State Teachers Retirement. Wellington Shields Capital Mngmt Ltd Co, New York-based fund reported 15,834 shares. Mercer Advisers has 0.04% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). L And S Advsr Inc holds 70,306 shares or 1.13% of its portfolio. Rampart reported 0.54% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Weitz Inv Mngmt holds 2.2% or 505,270 shares. Hwg LP accumulated 100 shares. West Oak Cap Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 19,103 shares. Ar Asset Incorporated holds 0.4% or 10,000 shares in its portfolio. Arizona-based Dynamic Solutions Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.25% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). First Western Management Co holds 49,092 shares or 2.91% of its portfolio. Creative Planning holds 0.04% or 86,199 shares in its portfolio. Horrell Cap Management Inc stated it has 297 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Ativo Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.48% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN).
More news for Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) were recently published by: Investorplace.com, which released: “4 Top-Ranked Semiconductor Stocks to Buy” on May 16, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Shares Soar on Q1 Earnings Beat” and published on April 24, 2018 is yet another important article.
Analysts await Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $0.46 EPS, up 31.43% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.35 per share. SLB’s profit will be $637.16M for 40.63 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by Schlumberger Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.05% EPS growth.
More recent Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stay Away From Apple Component Players – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/16/18)” on May 17, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Schlumberger Keeps Chugging Along” on April 23, 2018. 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Why Schlumberger’s Earnings Beat Isn’t Helping the Stock” with publication date: April 20, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.22, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 90 investors sold SLB shares while 672 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 365 raised stakes. 1.05 billion shares or 11.89% less from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Street has 0.38% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) for 69.85M shares. 16,197 are owned by Hall Laurie J Trustee. Oregon-based Thompson Rubinstein Mgmt Incorporated Or has invested 2.07% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Moreover, Riverpoint Mngmt Ltd has 0.09% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) for 22,278 shares. 14,576 were reported by Strategy Asset Managers Limited Company. Wms Prtnrs Limited invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Tortoise Inv Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 1,335 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Carroll Fin Associates Inc holds 7,558 shares. First Western Cap accumulated 50,728 shares. St Germain D J Co, Massachusetts-based fund reported 120,018 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru reported 3.09M shares. 1.50M are held by Lord Abbett Limited Liability Corp. 125,155 are held by Private Wealth Partners Limited Liability Co. Woodmont Counsel Ltd Liability holds 19,741 shares. Hilltop Holding has invested 0.06% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB).
Among 39 analysts covering Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), 32 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Schlumberger Limited. had 148 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 30 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of SLB in report on Monday, January 22 with “Buy” rating. Griffen Securities downgraded the shares of SLB in report on Monday, April 25 to “Sell” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 1. Citigroup maintained Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) rating on Wednesday, October 5. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $89 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 11 by Cowen & Co. On Monday, May 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Conviction Buy”. The company was initiated on Friday, February 19 by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research on Wednesday, April 20 to “Hold”.