Wafra Investment Advisory Group Decreased Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) Position by $7.59 Million; Texas Instrs (TXN) Holder Northside Capital Management Decreased Position by $4.14 Million as Share Price Rose

February 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Northside Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (TXN) by 14.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northside Capital Management Llc sold 46,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.05% with the market. The institutional investor held 282,693 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $25.34M, down from 329,193 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northside Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Texas Instrs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $103.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $105.29. About 4.97 million shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 40.31% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500.

Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc decreased its stake in Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) by 39.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc sold 176,463 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.92% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 270,320 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.82 million, down from 446,783 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc who had been investing in Charles Schwab Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $70.17B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $52.34. About 4.67M shares traded. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 32.11% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% 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. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Citigroup. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $100 target in Wednesday, October 25 report. The rating was downgraded by Bernstein on Friday, December 18 to “Mkt Perform”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform” on Thursday, April 28. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, February 3 by Goldman Sachs. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 13. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 23. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, January 24.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 30 selling transactions for $208.19 million activity. BLINN MARK A also sold $1.64 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares. ANDERSKOUV NIELS sold $3.10M worth of stock or 28,352 shares. The insider Van Haren Julie sold $313,589. 7,000 shares valued at $776,720 were sold by PATSLEY PAMELA H on Thursday, January 25. The insider BABB RALPH W JR sold $2.98 million. $11.97 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares were sold by ANDERSON STEPHEN A..

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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. The New York-based Estabrook Mgmt has invested 0.37% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Hap Trading Ltd Llc reported 12,199 shares. Welch And Forbes Ltd Liability Com reported 31,381 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Cap Mngmt Limited Liability holds 3,298 shares. Exxonmobil Inv Management Tx owns 180,795 shares. Harris Assoc LP has invested 1% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Fdx Advisors reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). 91 are held by Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Inc Llc. Comml Bank Of The West accumulated 9,807 shares. Wetherby Asset Mngmt, a California-based fund reported 24,967 shares. Fire Gp Inc has 0.15% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 5,000 shares. Beech Hill Advisors Inc has invested 0.16% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Mairs And Pwr Inc accumulated 3,300 shares. Korea Investment reported 570,430 shares. First Midwest Financial Bank Tru Division holds 0.38% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) or 34,731 shares.

Northside Capital Management Llc, which manages about $4.41 billion and $238.22M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Powershares Etf Tr Ii (SPHD) by 52,737 shares to 849,270 shares, valued at $34.83M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, up 24.72% or $0.22 from last year’s $0.89 per share. TXN’s profit will be $1.09B for 23.71 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by Texas Instruments Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.83% EPS growth.

Analysts await The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, up 35.90% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.39 per share. SCHW’s profit will be $710.51 million for 24.69 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by The Charles Schwab Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.45% EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Charles Schwab had 91 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, December 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Citigroup. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $61.0 target in Wednesday, January 17 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 4 by Nomura. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $35 target in Wednesday, August 26 report. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Nomura. SunTrust maintained The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) rating on Thursday, December 14. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $56.0 target. On Wednesday, February 7 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Sell”.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 21 sales for $95.01 million activity. Chandoha Marie A had sold 4,500 shares worth $200,255 on Tuesday, October 3. Shares for $196,357 were sold by Kallsen Terri R. Shares for $361,194 were sold by Murtagh Nigel J on Tuesday, October 31. $1.01 million worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) was sold by MCLIN STEPHEN T on Friday, January 26. 75,244 shares valued at $3.31 million were sold by Clark Bernard J. on Wednesday, September 27.

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