Things For Investors To Watch In Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN)

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) does about 5.71M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3289363 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 178.10B USD. Its current market price is $195.61, marking a decrease of -0.32% compared to the previous close of $196.24. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $206.00 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $139.48.

Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) has a 20-day trading average at $195.44 and the current price is -5.04% off the 52-week high compared with 40.24% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $181.62 and its 200-day simple moving average is $166.42. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.52%, which increases to 1.80% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 59.83 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $180.48, suggesting that the stock has a potential downside of -8.38% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on May 16, 2024 when Wells Fargo initiated the stock to “Underweight” and issued a price target of $150. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Hold” from Buy on May 13, 2024 at a price target of $200-$175. TD Cowen reiterated its price target at $160-$175.

Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) stock is up 0.31% over the week and 6.34% over the past month. Its price is 14.75% year-to-date and 13.73% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 3/31/2024, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of 1.87 above consensus estimates by 0.11. The company’s next earnings report forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at 1.16 and 5.16 for whole year. Expected sales for next quarter are $4.11B, which analysts say will come at $15.75B for the current fiscal year and next year at $17.92B. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $3.81B.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to shrink -8.38 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 19.71% and return on equity of 36.47%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 30.49 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 31.02. The beta has a value of 0.98. Price to book ratio is 10.48 and price to sales ratio is 10.60.