Texas Instruments price target raised to $145 from $140 at Loop Capital » 09:1601/2301/23/20
Loop Capital analyst Cody…
Loop Capital analyst Cody Acree raised his price target on Texas Instruments to $145 and kept his Buy rating, saying its Q4 results showed "signs of stabilization" across most end markets. The analyst notes that the results and sentiment for the company are now in line with the "vast majority" of analog/embedded chip sector, which appears to be in the early stages of an industry-wide cyclical recovery that he had been "predicting for the last several months". Acree believes that investors should buy the softer response in Texas Instruments stock price following the results.
Texas Instruments price target raised to $135 from $124 at RBC Capital » 08:3901/2301/23/20
RBC Capital analyst Mitch…
RBC Capital analyst Mitch Steves raised his price target on Texas Instruments to $135 after its Q4 earnings beat and in-line guidance for Q1. The analyst states that the environment for semiconductors appears to be stabilizing with the company seeing slight improvement across all end-markets excluding communications. Steves keeps his Sector Perform rating on Texas Instruments however and anticipates its next 12 months to be "challenging".
Texas Instruments results suggest stabilization, visibility lacking, says Baird » 08:1701/2301/23/20
Baird analyst Tristan…
Baird analyst Tristan Gerra said Texas Instruments posted results that suggested stabilization in end-demand, however its seasonal Q1 guidance and lack of rebound in utilization rates suggests the company has yet to see a positive inflection point in end-demand. The analyst believes there may be better visibility after the Chinese New Year but that a seasonal Q2 rebound is already priced into the shares. Gerra maintained his Neutral rating and raised his price target to $130 from $105 on Texas Instruments shares.
Texas Instruments price target raised to $164 from $150 at Jefferies » 07:5401/2301/23/20
Following a "beat…
Following a "beat and raise" report from Texas Instruments, Jefferies analyst Mark Lipacis noted that the company said it sees signs of stabilization in the market and it believes the inventory correction is largely over. Lipacis, who expects a robust inventory restock in 2020, said Texas Instruments remains his top large-cap pick and he raised his price target on the stock to $164 following the earnings report while keeping a Buy rating on TI shares.
Texas Instruments price target raised to $130 from $125 at Stifel » 07:1001/2301/23/20
Stifel analyst Tore…
Stifel analyst Tore Svanberg maintain his Hold rating on Texas Instruments shares following the company's December quarter beat and slightly better than expected March quarter outlook, citing what he views as a "rich" valuation. While he notes its moderate forward growth and uncertain macro conditions, Svanberg called out TI's strong free cash flow as a "bright spot." He raised his price target on the stock to $130 from $125 following the results and guidance.
Texas Instruments price target raised to $123 from $113 at Mizuho » 06:4801/2301/23/20
Mizuho analyst Vijay…
Mizuho analyst Vijay Rakesh raised his price target for Texas Instruments to $123 from $113 saying last night's results show signs of stabilization. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
Texas Instruments price target raised to $134 from $125 at SunTrust » 06:4701/2301/23/20
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SunTrust analyst William…
SunTrust analyst William Stein raised his price target on Texas Instruments (TXN) to $134 after its Q4 earnings beat, saying the results also confirmed that the "demand theme" in semiconductor and component names is stabilizing. The analyst further points to the company's respective 30bps and 100bps beats in gross and operating margins, but still keeps his Hold rating on the stock and contends that there is "better value" in analog / mixed-signal companies such as Monolithic Power (MPWR), Analog Devices (ADI), and NXP Semiconductors (NXPI).
Texas Instruments price target raised to $150 from $135 at Citi » 06:4001/2301/23/20
Citi analyst Christopher…
Citi analyst Christopher Danely raised his price target for Texas Instruments to $150 from $135 and reiterates a Buy rating on the shares. The company reported results and guidance above expectations due to a broad based recovery in most end markets, Danely tells investors in a research note. He believes Texas Instruments' "operational excellence" will continue to drive superior earnings growth compared to its peers.
Texas Instruments price target raised to $120 from $106 at Nomura Instinet » 06:2001/2301/23/20
Nomura Instinet analyst…
Nomura Instinet analyst David Wong raised his price target for Texas Instruments to $120 from $106 and keeps a Neutral rating on the shares. While the company's March quarter guidance was slightly above the consensus estimate, it still represents a meaningful year-over-year decline despite being against an easy comparison, Wong tells investors in a post-earnings research note. However, the analyst continues to expect a semiconductor industry recovery in 2020.
Fly Intel: After Hours Movers » 19:0001/2201/22/20
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UP AFTER EARNINGS: Sallie…
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Sallie Mae (SLM) up 21.0%... Teradyne (TER) up 9.4%... PTC Inc (PTC) up 8.0%... Steel Dynamics (STLD) up 5.6%... Citrix (CTXS) up 4.7%. ALSO HIGHER: Paycom (PAYC) up 4.2% after entering S&P500 index. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: HB Fuller (FUL) down 1.6%... Texas Instruments (TXN) down 1.3%. ALSO LOWER: Immunogen (IMGN) down 3.4% after equity offering... Xenon Pharma (XENE) down 2.9% after equity offering... Aviat Networks (AVNW) down 2.1% after cutting Q2, FY20 guidance due to cyberattack. Movers as of 18:40ET.