Insider Trade: John Bolduc Acquired 7,201 Shares of WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (WHF); Willis Investment Counsel Has Lifted Texas Instruments (TXN) Position

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Willis Investment Counsel increased Texas Instruments Inc (TXN) stake by 3.21% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Willis Investment Counsel acquired 4,009 shares as Texas Instruments Inc (TXN)’s stock declined 1.51%. The Willis Investment Counsel holds 128,796 shares with $13.45M value, up from 124,787 last quarter. Texas Instruments Inc now has $102.45 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.99% or $2.03 during the last trading session, reaching $104.21. About 4.51M shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 27.36% since April 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.81% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 47 investors sold TXN shares while 383 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 805.57 million shares or 0.35% more from 802.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tower Bridge Advsrs invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Appleton Ptnrs Ma invested in 0.21% or 13,190 shares. Patten & Patten Inc Tn owns 1.21% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 115,544 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Co reported 0.11% stake. Tru Of Oklahoma has 3,400 shares. Ftb Advsrs holds 0.11% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) or 10,644 shares. Horseman Cap Mgmt Limited holds 20,000 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. Wallington Asset Mgmt Ltd Company invested in 121,095 shares. The Illinois-based Country Tru National Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Capital International Ca holds 45,133 shares. Blair William And Com Il has 0.14% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Solutions Ltd Llc owns 375 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas has 681,666 shares for 0.47% of their portfolio. 38,881 were accumulated by Sky Gp Lc. Gradient Invests Ltd Liability Com invested in 0% or 58 shares.

Willis Investment Counsel decreased Homeserve Plc stake by 90,954 shares to 105,492 valued at $1.16 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) stake by 58,395 shares and now owns 103,535 shares. Hasbro Inc (NASDAQ:HAS) was reduced too.

Among 41 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Texas Instruments had 112 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, July 26. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, November 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, May 30. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, December 15, the company rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Drexel Hamilton. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Charter Equity. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital on Tuesday, December 13 with “Hold”. Mizuho maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $75 target in Wednesday, January 25 report.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 30 selling transactions for $208.19 million activity. Whitaker Darla H sold 118,799 shares worth $11.43 million. Shares for $25.40M were sold by CRUTCHER BRIAN T on Thursday, October 26. Another trade for 9,724 shares valued at $1.09M was made by BLINN MARK A on Thursday, January 25. RITCHIE KEVIN J had sold 45,362 shares worth $4.95M. BABB RALPH W JR sold $2.98M worth of stock or 27,048 shares. On Tuesday, February 6 the insider Van Haren Julie sold $2.02 million. 18,571 shares valued at $2.02 million were sold by ANDERSON STEPHEN A. on Wednesday, January 31.

Analysts await WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) to report earnings on May, 4. They expect $0.33 EPS, down 8.33% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.36 per share. WHF’s profit will be $6.78 million for 9.72 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.26% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $12.83. About 42,686 shares traded. WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) has declined 8.26% since April 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.81% the S&P500.

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.86 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.82 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 2 investors sold WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. shares while 5 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 1.37 million shares or 11.00% less from 1.54 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Blackrock stated it has 0% of its portfolio in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF). Nuveen Asset Limited Co has 0% invested in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) for 34,351 shares. 96,029 are owned by Ativo Cap Management Ltd Co. Jpmorgan Chase & Com accumulated 3,000 shares or 0% of the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Llc owns 30,015 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada stated it has 2,050 shares. Baystate Wealth Limited Liability holds 0% in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) or 1,500 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker invested 0% of its portfolio in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF). Axa owns 33,217 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 4,315 were accumulated by Bank & Trust Of America De. Citigroup reported 1,800 shares. Us Retail Bank De invested 0% of its portfolio in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF). Eqis Cap Management holds 0.01% in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) or 10,311 shares. Ares Mngmt Lc holds 0.02% or 52,247 shares in its portfolio. Bb&T Secs Ltd reported 12,970 shares.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $50,860 activity. Aronson Stuart D also bought $25,700 worth of WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) on Wednesday, March 14.

The director of Whitehorse Finance Inc, John Bolduc has made an unexpected purchase in the stock exchange listed company that is amounting to $90,013 USD. As discovered in the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission form filed on 04-04-2018, John bought 7,201 shares calculated with average price per share of $12.5. John now has ownership of 191,975 shares accounting for 0.94% of the Company’s market cap

Among 8 analysts covering Whitehorse Finance Inc (NASDAQ:WHF), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Whitehorse Finance Inc has $15.0 highest and $11 lowest target. $13’s average target is 1.33% above currents $12.83 stock price. Whitehorse Finance Inc had 16 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 23 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, August 6. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Tuesday, February 6 by JP Morgan. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of WHF in report on Thursday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Thursday, June 29. As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 6 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, September 14. Wunderlich maintained WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHF) rating on Wednesday, March 9. Wunderlich has “Buy” rating and $12.50 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Monday, March 5.

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