First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FYC) Is At $43.55 Formed Wedge; Gotham Asset Management Has Lowered Texas Instrs (TXN) Position

Gotham Asset Management Llc decreased Texas Instrs Inc (TXN) stake by 25.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Gotham Asset Management Llc sold 92,666 shares as Texas Instrs Inc (TXN)’s stock rose 5.05%. The Gotham Asset Management Llc holds 271,526 shares with $24.34M value, down from 364,192 last quarter. Texas Instrs Inc now has $114.73 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.31% or $2.75 during the last trading session, reaching $116.41. About 7.97 million shares traded or 68.56% up from the average. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 40.31% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500.

First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FYC) formed wedge up with $45.73 target or 5.00% above today’s $43.55 share price. First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FYC) has $159.69M valuation. The ETF decreased 0.65% or $0.2844 during the last trading session, reaching $43.5506. About 72,928 shares traded or 153.64% up from the average. First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (NASDAQ:FYC) has risen 23.74% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.04% the S&P500.

Among 37 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Texas Instruments had 95 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bernstein upgraded Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) on Tuesday, September 13 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 10. RBC Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, August 3 report. Drexel Hamilton downgraded Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) on Friday, August 7 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 12. Bank of America upgraded the shares of TXN in report on Tuesday, July 26 to “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 21 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $96.0 target in Wednesday, August 30 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of TXN in report on Friday, September 22 with “Buy” rating.

Gotham Asset Management Llc increased Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) stake by 28,717 shares to 42,133 valued at $8.26M in 2017Q3. It also upped Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) stake by 38,746 shares and now owns 88,966 shares. Cvr Energy Inc (NYSE:CVI) was raised too.

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. Martin Inv Lc accumulated 0.06% or 2,300 shares. Wellington Shields Capital Management Limited Liability owns 15,535 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Rafferty Asset Ltd holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 239,499 shares. Eastern Fincl Bank owns 21,221 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Leavell Investment Management Inc reported 42,175 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. Bokf Na holds 0.37% or 143,190 shares in its portfolio. Americafirst Mngmt Limited Liability reported 0.27% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Jennison Associate Limited Liability Company invested in 0.61% or 6.65M shares. Moreover, Hwg Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Com reported 0.03% stake. Bartlett Com Lc holds 0% or 1,001 shares. Commonwealth Comml Bank Of invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Reliance Tru Of Delaware owns 17,452 shares. Ptnrs Limited Oh Adv invested in 3,065 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Gulf Savings Bank (Uk) reported 313,699 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $1.09 earnings per share, up 23.86% or $0.21 from last year’s $0.88 per share. TXN’s profit will be $1.07 billion for 26.70 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.26 actual earnings per share reported by Texas Instruments Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.49% negative EPS growth.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $125.79 million activity. $2.13 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) was sold by CARP DANIEL A on Friday, October 27. Shares for $9.40 million were sold by Ilan Haviv on Thursday, October 26. BLINN MARK A sold $1.64M worth of stock. The insider SANDERS WAYNE R sold 22,158 shares worth $2.14M. 124,536 Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares with value of $11.97M were sold by ANDERSON STEPHEN A.. The insider BABB RALPH W JR sold $2.14M. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $4.05M was sold by CRUTCHER BRIAN T.