Markel Has Increased Texas Instruments (TXN) Holding; Salem Investment Counselors Lifted By $5.51 Million Its Comcast New (CMCSA) Position

June 18, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Markel Corp increased Texas Instruments Inc (TXN) stake by 9.32% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Markel Corp acquired 49,000 shares as Texas Instruments Inc (TXN)’s stock rose 1.76%. The Markel Corp holds 575,000 shares with $59.74 million value, up from 526,000 last quarter. Texas Instruments Inc now has $113.77 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.02% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $115.89. About 7.03M shares traded or 38.35% up from the average. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 38.09% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.52% the S&P500. Some Historical TXN News: ; 19/04/2018 – Texas Instruments Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average; 17/05/2018 – TI COO Brian Crutcher to speak at Bernstein investor conference; 10/05/2018 – New Accessory Converts the Amazon Echo into an Enhanced Version of the Echo Tap; 24/04/2018 – Texas Instruments Sees 2Q EPS $1.19-EPS $1.39; 24/04/2018 – Tl reports 1Q18 financial results and shareholder returns; 19/04/2018 – Axcelis Wins 2017 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award; 23/04/2018 – Texas Instruments Recognises Camtek for Its 2017 Supplier Excellence Award; 19/04/2018 – Kulicke & Soffa Receives the 2017 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award; 24/04/2018 – Texas Instruments Sales, Profit Jump — Earnings Review; 17/05/2018 – Australian Gov: WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF TEXAS INSTRUMENTS JAPAN AND TEXAS INSTRUMENTS FOR “DIGITAL MODULATOR ENTROPY SOURCE”




Salem Investment Counselors Inc increased Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) stake by 436.1% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Salem Investment Counselors Inc acquired 166,912 shares as Comcast Corp New (CMCSA)’s stock declined 19.78%. The Salem Investment Counselors Inc holds 205,186 shares with $6.92M value, up from 38,274 last quarter. Comcast Corp New now has $155.90 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $33.88. About 35.98 million shares traded or 30.07% up from the average. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 21.29% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.86% the S&P500. Some Historical CMCSA News: ; 12/04/2018 – Consumer Watchdog Calls on Google, Verizon, Comcast and AT&T to Follow Facebook and Drop Opposition to Privacy Ballot Initiative; Calls on Mark Zuckerberg to Become Face of Campaign; 23/05/2018 – Comcast: Any Offer for Fox Would Be All Cash; 23/05/2018 – MEDIA-Activist Hohn urges Fox to engage on Comcast offer – FT; 23/05/2018 – Comcast in `advanced stages of preparing’ Fox bid; 23/05/2018 – Moody’s Places Comcast’s A3 Debt Ratings On Review For Downgrade; 07/05/2018 – Comcast Lines Up Financing for Possible Hostile Bid for 21st Century Fox; 23/05/2018 – Comcast: Any Offer for Fox Would Be at Premium to Value of Current Offer From Disney; 20/03/2018 – WSMV-TV, Nashville: BREAKING: NBC News reporting 3 injured, including the gunman, in the Maryland school shooting; 13/04/2018 – COMCAST CORP – COMCAST TO OFFER NEW AND INNOVATIVE XFINITY PACKAGES INCLUDING NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION; 25/04/2018 – COMCAST CORP – EXPECTS ACQUISITION TO GENERATE ANNUAL RUN-RATE SYNERGIES OF AROUND $500 MLN

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 insider sales for $122.64 million activity. $2.98M worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) was sold by BABB RALPH W JR on Thursday, February 1. Shares for $1.98 million were sold by Whitaker Darla H on Wednesday, January 31. ANDERSKOUV NIELS sold $11.30 million worth of stock. ANDERSON STEPHEN A. had sold 141,638 shares worth $15.74M on Thursday, January 25. Ilan Haviv had sold 23,831 shares worth $2.63 million on Thursday, January 25. RITCHIE KEVIN J sold $5.81M worth of stock or 52,698 shares. PATSLEY PAMELA H sold $776,720 worth of stock.

More news for Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Here’s Why Texas Instruments Inc. Shares Rose 10.3% In May” on June 07, 2018. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Apple, Inc. vs. Texas Instruments: Which Dividend Stock Is Better?” and published on May 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 65 investors sold TXN shares while 408 reduced holdings. 119 funds opened positions while 308 raised stakes. 800.61 million shares or 0.62% less from 805.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Communication Limited owns 0.33% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 840 shares. Oregon-based Ferguson Wellman Cap Management has invested 0.74% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Department Mb Bancshares N A invested in 0.89% or 75,230 shares. Private Na, Ohio-based fund reported 4,273 shares. Quantres Asset Ltd holds 0.45% or 7,200 shares. Griffin Asset invested in 7,698 shares. Sather Fincl Group Inc stated it has 7,969 shares. Deltec Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 2,800 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Boys Arnold & Co Inc holds 38,184 shares or 0.56% of its portfolio. Florida-based Suncoast Equity Mgmt has invested 0.09% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). State Street Corp has invested 0.34% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Pub Sector Pension Invest Board has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). First Utd Bank Tru reported 0.17% stake. Shaker Invs Limited Com Oh accumulated 2,800 shares. Carnegie Asset Mngmt Ltd Com accumulated 2,561 shares.

Among 42 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 19 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Texas Instruments had 119 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 24 by Drexel Hamilton. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 24. On Wednesday, August 30 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Underperform” rating by CLSA on Tuesday, July 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 31. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Tuesday, April 19. On Tuesday, December 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by FBR Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 100 investors sold CMCSA shares while 496 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 481 raised stakes. 3.67 billion shares or 0.21% more from 3.66 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Fiduciary Tru holds 396,554 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Parkside Fincl Bank Tru accumulated 12,334 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Dupont Cap holds 807,623 shares. Nordea Inv Mngmt owns 16.60 million shares. 58,435 were reported by North Star Asset Management. Winslow Evans Crocker has invested 0% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 2.40M shares. Hollencrest invested in 9,525 shares. 146,650 are owned by First Retail Bank. Moreover, Cadian Cap Limited Partnership has 4.41% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 6,296 were reported by Gw Henssler & Associates Limited. Regis Mngmt Llc owns 0.09% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 16,530 shares. Alps Advsr reported 15,485 shares stake. Leavell Invest Management reported 125,899 shares. Wesbanco State Bank holds 0.06% or 31,668 shares in its portfolio.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $39.84 million activity. Another trade for 131,447 shares valued at $4.84M was made by WATSON DAVID N on Tuesday, March 6. Shares for $233,430 were sold by BLOCK ARTHUR R on Tuesday, March 20. 691,105 shares were sold by ROBERTS BRIAN L, worth $25.24 million on Tuesday, March 13. Murdock Daniel C. sold $67,320 worth of stock or 1,891 shares. BURKE STEPHEN B sold $8.11 million worth of stock.

Among 33 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 86 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Tuesday, December 19. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Moffett Nathanson. Moffett Nathanson maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, June 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Market Perform”. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 25. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Instinet. On Monday, October 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform”. Wunderlich maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 26 report. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research.

More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Comcast: What Price Diversification?” on June 16, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Confidently Rush into Comcast Corporation — Fears Are Overblown” published on June 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “4 Predictions For The Next Media-Telecom Megamerger” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Apple Inc. Takes Aim At Hollywood With First Feature Film” published on June 15, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “M&A hangs on AT&T-Time Warner deal” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

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