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End of Day Alert: Texas Instruments keeps rising: up 6.1% in 4 days 21 September 2018 18:14 EDT

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Texas Instruments, NASDAQ's 3rd largest semiconductors & related devices company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Friday, rising an additional $US1.56 (or 1.4%) to trade at $US110.05. Trading volume was 2.1 times average at the end of the day. The shares have risen $US6.35 (or 6.1%) over the past four trading days vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 1.3% in the same period.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Undervaluation:

+ Dividend yield of 2.2% [1.6%]

+ Return on Equity 35.6% [20.4%]

+ Return on Assets 20.9% [12.3%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 40% [15.7%]

Bullish Signals:

+ Interest cover is less leveraged at 78.9 times.

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 1.2 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 24.8% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 35.6%. Also, this has improved from 34.3% last year.

Note

Texas Instruments today is at a discount of 8.3% to the 12-month high of $US120.03 on 23 Jan, 2018. It is at a premium of 28.0% to the 12-month low of $US85.98 on 22 Sep, 2017.

The stock has outperformed 50% of the NASDAQ market over the past 6 months.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 1.33 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

The price decreased 1.3% in the last month.

Tobin's Q Ratio is 6.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 9% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 24.8 [20.2]

Price/Sales of 6.9 [4.3]

RECENT ALERTS

End of Day Alert: Texas Instruments keeps rising: up 4.6% in 3 days

20 September 2018 17:53 EDT

Texas Instruments, NASDAQ's 3rd largest semiconductors & related devices company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional $US1.12 (or 1.0%) to trade at $US108.49. Trading volume was 1.1 times average at the end of the day. The shares have risen $US4.79 (or 4.6%) over the past three trading days vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 1.8% in the same period.

Afternoon Alert: Texas Instruments keeps rising: up 4.1% in 3 days

20 September 2018 12:33 EDT

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional 60.0c (or 0.6%) to trade at $US107.97. Trading volume was 95% of average so far today. The shares have risen $US4.27 (or 4.1%) over the past three trading days vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 1.7% in the same period.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (O:TXN)

ISIN: US8825081040

PermID: 4295905063

CIK: 97476

CUSIP: 882508104

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