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Fund’s new buys include Ackman holding Lowe’s

David Carlson (Trades, Portfolio), manager of Elfun Trusts, disclosed this week that his fund’s top five buys in the first quarter included an increased bet in Facebook Inc. (FB) and new holdings in four companies: Lowe’s Companies Inc. (LOW), Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN), Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) and Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ).

The fund, which is part of State Street Corp. (STT) subsidiary State Street Global Advisors, seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments in U.S. companies that have potential to pay good dividends in the future.


A former manager of the

751 Views    James Li    2020-05-01 21:26
Texas Instruments shares tumble despite strong fourth-quarter results

U.S. stocks were in the red on Thursday on the back of global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak in China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.23% to 29,118, the S&P 500 index declined 0.10% to 3,318 and the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.04% to 9,387.

Non-index stocks have also posted gains and losses recently. Shares of Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) fell 0.3% on Thursday after the company announced fourth-quarter 2019 results. The company posted earnings

43 Views    Omar Venerio    2020-01-23 19:57
The chipmaker's strong results were tempered by an industry-wide decline

After market close on Jan. 22, Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) posted the results for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on Dec. 31.

Revenue for the quarter was $3.35 billion, beating analyst expectations of $3.25 billion, while diluted GAAP earnings per share came in at $1.12, beating analysts estimates of $1.03. These number compare to revenue of $3.71 billion and earnings of $1.27 per share in the prior-year quarter. Net income was $1.07 billion compared to $1.23 billion in the prior-year quarter.

For the full year, revenue was $14.38 billion, while net income was $5.01 billion. This compares

105 Views    Margaret Moran    2020-01-22 23:07
Discussion of markets and holdings

The Partners III Opportunity Fund’s Institutional Class returned +2.95% in the third quarter compared to +1.70% for the S&P 500 and +1.16% for the Russell 3000. For the year to date, the Partners III Opportunity Fund’s Institutional Class returned +27.60% compared to +20.55% for the S&P 500 and +20.09% for the Russell 3000.

Although the pace of gains slowed, the Fund’s positive third quarter return (both absolute and relative) added to an already strong calendar year. Quarterly returns were led by Intelligent Systems (Q3: +44%), Alphabet (Q3: +13%) and Texas Instruments (Q3: +13%). Intelligent Systems recouped prior quarter declines on

67 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-10-22 20:51
United Technologies jumps on strong 3rd-quarter results

U.S. stocks were in the green on Tuesday, with several companies reporting financial results, including Kimberley-Clark (KMB), Procter & Gamble (PG), Hasbro (HAS), Texas Instruments (TXN) and Snap (SNAP). The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.33% to 26,916, the S&P 500 Index rose 0.19% to 3,012 and the Nasdaq Composite Index slid 0.13% to 8,152.

Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX) gained more than 2% on Tuesday after announcing third-quarter results. The company posted earnings of $2.21 per share on $19.5 billion in revenue. The company beat earnings estimates by 18 cents and revenue expectations by $190 million.

"United Technologies

25 Views    Omar Venerio    2019-10-22 18:55
Income investors may have a tendency to focus on stocks with the highest dividend yields. But dividend growth is also an important consideration

Income investors may have a tendency to focus on stocks with the highest dividend yields. But dividend growth is also an important consideration when constructing an income-focused portfolio.

While high-yield stocks are appealing for the income they provide today, dividend growth stocks are equally appealing due to the potential for even higher dividends down the road.

For example, the Dividend Aristocrats are an exclusive group of high-quality dividend growth stocks. The Dividend Aristocrats represent 57 companies in the S&P 500 Index, that have each raised their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years.

The Dividend Aristocrats are widely regarded

226 Views    Ben Reynolds    2019-09-30 22:29
Gurus cheer on trade talk progress between the US and China

In light of the U.S. and China’s agreement to meet next month regarding trade talks, the most-broadly-held guru stocks within the semiconductor industry as of the second quarter are Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN), Intel Corp. (INTC), Micron Technology Inc. (MU), Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSM).

Dow soars as U.S.-China trade talks materialize

According to CNBC, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday that China’s Liu He spoke with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The news outlet mentioned that the U.S. and China should work together and create “favorable negotiation

866 Views    James Li    2019-09-05 21:48
Semi-annual review 2019


  • The Davis New York Venture Fund increased shareholder wealth by 17.7% in the first half of 2019 and has compounded at double-digit rates for the last 10 years.
  • Over the most recent one, three, five and 10-year periods, a $10,000 investment in the Fund grew to $10,014, $14,165, $14,669, and $30,964 respectively.
  • The Fund's holdings can be characterized by three characteristics: selective, attractive growth potential and undervalued. Selective: The Fund has 50 holdings vs. the S&P 500 Index’s 505 holdings. Attractive growth: the Fund’s holdings have grown earnings per share at 20.1% vs. the S&P 500 Index’s 16.4%
65 Views    Holly LaFon    2019-08-26 19:04
Recent sells from company CFOs

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO sells were: Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL), Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) and Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND).

Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL): CFO Henning I. Jakobsen sold 33,854 shares

CFO Henning I. Jakobsen sold 33,854 shares for $73.45 per share on July 31. Since then, the stock price has decreased by 2.63%. Colgate-Palmolive Co. has a market cap of $61.36 billion and its shares were traded around $71.52. The company has a price-earnings ratio of 27.19 and price-sales ratio of 4.02. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Colgate-Palmolive Co. is 2.38%, while the forward dividend yield is

53 Views    Myra Ramdenbourg    2019-08-12 14:29
Chipotle and Texas Instruments rise, but Caterpillar falls

Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) fell 4% after the company posted second-quarter results on Wednesday morning. Revenue grew 3% from the prior-year quarter to $14.43 billion, falling $40 million short of estimates. The company posted earnings of $2.83 per share, missing analysts' estimates by 28 cents.

"Sales and revenues increased this quarter, including a record performance from Construction Industries, which reflected our strong competitive position globally," Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby said.

For the quarter, the operating profit was $2.213 billion, up 2% from the prior-year quarter. The increase was the result of favorable price

51 Views    Omar Venerio    2019-07-24 20:13
Salesforce.com tops the list

These large-cap stocks have had positive margins over the past week, month, year and three years, topping the S&P 500 index in each period. The benchmark for the U.S. stock market has increased 1% over the last week, 3.2% over the last month, 16.7% so far this year, 10.5% over the last year and 42.2% over the last three years through April 26.

These stocks will likely continue heading higher as Wall Street has issued recommendation ratings that range between overweight and buy.

Further, the following stocks have either a low debt-equity ratio or a return on invested capital that

58 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2019-04-29 18:26
Semiconductor industry improves on 'bull narrative' in China

According to the “High Quality” screener, one of several predefined screens under the All-in-One Screener, four semiconductor companies with strong growth potential are Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSM), Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN), Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) and Intel Corp. (INTC).

Dow trades higher on improving U.S.-China trade talks

On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,384.63, up approximately 166.5 points from Wednesday’s close of 26,218.13 on improving trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.


CNBC columnist Fred Imbert said the Wall Street Journal reported President Trump expects to announce

265 Views    James Li    2019-04-04 20:50
The creator of the CAN SLIM system explains how his approach works

Do an online search for great investors or great investing books, and you’re sure to see William J. O’Neil’s name show up in the top-10 lists. He has an excellent investing record based on a system of his own devising called CAN SLIM and founded the advisory service Investor’s Business Daily. After starting in the investment industry in 1958, he started his own brokerage business in 1963 and Investor’s Business Daily in 1984.

His book, “How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times and Bad,” was first published in 1988 and has since racked up four

213 Views    Robert Abbott    2019-02-04 19:25
Conservative investors should look for top management that recognizes change, cares for all employees and is disciplined

The First Dimension of conservative investing, according to Philip Fisher in “Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings,” was an outstanding company, one which competently managed its production, marketing, research and financial controls.

The Second Dimension, he wrote in In chapter two of part two, was people, the managers who made success possible in these outstanding companies. It’s not just good or competent managers he had in mind, but good teams. Such teams must be focused on corporate goals, not power struggles.

In turn, that means top management must invest time to identify and train motivated junior

75 Views    Robert Abbott    2018-12-18 21:42
Foot Locker big upside move

U.S. stocks advanced on Wednesday morning, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumping more than 100 points to 24,600, the S&P 500 index gaining 0.78% to 2,662, and the Nasdaq Composite Index advancing 1.15% to 6,988.

Shares of Foot Locker Inc. (FL) jumped more than 15% on Wednesday morning after the company posted third-quarter earnings per share of 95 cents, on revenue of $1.86 billion, reflecting a 0.5% year-over-year decline. The company beat earnings estimates by 3 cents and beat revenue expectations by $10 million.

In the trimester, the company repurchased 2.2 million shares for $108 million and paid a

24 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-11-21 17:20
The largest Insider Buys this week were for AT&T, IBM, Texas Instruments and Caterpillar

The largest Insider Buys this week were for AT&T Inc. (T), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) and Caterpillar Inc. (CAT).

AT&T Inc. (T): Director Michael B. McCallister bought 4,000 shares

Director Michael B. McCallister bought 4,000 shares of T stock on Oct. 26 at the average price of $29.14. The price of the stock has increased by 4.74% since.

AT&T Inc. an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate that is the second largest provider of mobile telephone services and the largest provider of fixed telephone services in the United States. It also provides broadband subscription television services through

420 Views    Shuda Xia    2018-11-03 20:33
Texas Instruments posts weaker-than-expected results

U.S. stock market indexes fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 posting its sixth day of losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 200 points, or 0.86%, to 24,970, the S&P 500 index declined 1.11% to 2,710 and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 1.53% to 7,324.

Shares of Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) slid more than 4% on Wednesday morning after the company posted third-quarter earnings of $1.58 per share on $4.26 billion in revenue, reflecting 3.6% year-over-year growth. The company beat earnings estimates by 5 cents, but fell $40 million short of revenue expectations.

Analog revenue rose 8%,

36 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-10-24 18:31
Automotive and industrial growth along with cheap valuation are some of the reasons to stay bullish on this chip maker

The last time I wrote about ON Semiconductor (ON) – the developer of chips for power management and imaging – it was trading around $17. The Arizona-based semiconductor company has been trending upwards and added 37% to its market capitalization since then.

This was a straightforward case of growth at reasonable price at the time as the stock was trading at merely 10 times forward earnings while witnessing double-digit top-line growth. Now as the stock has lost some ground after the second quarter results of 2018, down 5% since the earnings release, it’s time to revisit how ON Semiconductor

65 Views    Soid Ahmad    2018-07-31 14:59
Although the analog semiconductors company posted stellar results, the growth is already priced in

Texas Instruments (TXN) reported the results of its second quarter Tuesaday, comprehensively beating consensus estimates. The Texas-based analog integrated-chips (ICs) maker managed to grow its revenue to $4.02 billion during the quarter, translating into 8.2% year-over-year growth. Analysts were modeling for revenue of $3.97 billion. Earnings came in at $1.37 a share, ahead of the analysts’ consensus of $1.32.

For the third quarter, Texas Instruments is guiding for midpoint revenue of $4.28 billion, slightly ahead of the Wall Street’s consensus of $4.25 billion. Earnings per share are set to reach $1.52 during the quarter as opposed to the consensus

28 Views    Soid Ahmad    2018-07-25 14:20
See the value, growth and expected total return calculations and analysis for the established tech sector stocks that all pay dividends

Technology stocks historically haven't been associatd with dividends. But as the sector has matured, so too have the capital allocation policies of many large technology sector businesses.

Now there are many large tech stocks that pay dividends. Three worth looking into in greatr detail are:

  1. Applied Materials (AMAT)
  2. Texas Instruments (TXN)
  3. International Business Machines (IBM)

Business Overview

Applied Materials is a major player in the semiconductor industry. The company was founded in 1967 and has since grown to a $47 billion market capitalization with nearly $18 billion in annual revenue.

Texas Instruments is also a semiconductor company

531 Views    Ben Reynolds    2018-07-22 15:17

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