Betting On Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) ?

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Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) closed its last session at $102.68. The stock traded within a range of $ 99.85 and $102.96. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 101.45 Million. Trading volume for Texas Instruments Inc. was 7.3 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) has an average volume of 5.84 Million.

Company Profile

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping approximately 100,000 customers transform the future, today. They produce TI DLP technology and education technology products. Analog products connect the physical and the digital worlds -turning signals like sound, pressure, temperature, humidity and light into digital 1s and 0s to be used by electronic devices – and translating that data back to information we interact with in the real world. Embedded processors are the processing brains of electronics that gather inputs from analog chips and perform computational processing to operate a system. TI DLP® technology powers a range of display and advanced light control applications spanning industrial, enterprise, automotive and consumer market segments, including projectors and cinema technology.

Analyst Views

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) received a Buy rating from 6 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) touched its 1-Year High price of $120.75 on 01/23/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 74.93 on 02/16/17.

EPS & Financials

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $1.09/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $1.09/Share by a difference of $0. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 26 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $1.1/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.17/share and a low EPS of $1.09/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.65 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3.71 Billion and 3.63 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) has a 20-Day average volume of 8.43 Million. According to today’s trading volume Texas Instruments Inc. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 85.8 Percent. The return on assets stands at 25.6%, Return on Equity currently is 39.3% and the Return on Investment value is 24.6%.

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) gross margin percentage stands at 64.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 36.5 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 28.1 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.16% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.22 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 13.26 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -1.69 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 36.5%. The return on invested capital is at 24.6%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 44.99.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 13.26%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -1.69% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.