Cedar Hill Associates Has Trimmed Its Texas Instrs Com (TXN) Stake; Staar Surgical Co Has 2.12 Sentiment

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Cedar Hill Associates Llc decreased Texas Instrs Inc Com (TXN) stake by 9.8% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Cedar Hill Associates Llc sold 6,758 shares as Texas Instrs Inc Com (TXN)’s stock declined 13.40%. The Cedar Hill Associates Llc holds 62,236 shares with $6.68 million value, down from 68,994 last quarter. Texas Instrs Inc Com now has $101.27B valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $107.15. About 5.97M shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has declined 4.07% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.07% the S&P500. Some Historical TXN News: 24/04/2018 – Texas Instruments 1Q Net $1.37B; 30/04/2018 – S&P: ‘A+’ Corporate Credit Rating on Texas Instruments Is Unchanged, and Outlook Remains Stable; 19/04/2018 – Kulicke & Soffa Receives the 2017 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award; 14/05/2018 – Texas Instruments Presenting at JPMorgan Conference Tomorrow; 30/04/2018 – Texas Instruments Presenting at JPMorgan Conference May 15; 24/04/2018 – Tl reports 1Q18 financial results and shareholder returns; 20/04/2018 – Wall St Week Ahead-Trade tensions set for brighter U.S. corporate spotlight; 17/05/2018 – TI COO Brian Crutcher to speak at Bernstein investor conference; 17/05/2018 – Tl COO Brian Crutcher to speak at Bernstein investor conference; 30/04/2018 – S&PGR Rates Texas Instruments’ Senior Unsecured Notes ‘A+’

Staar Surgical Co (STAA) investors sentiment decreased to 2.12 in Q3 2018. It’s down -0.94, from 3.06 in 2018Q2. The ratio turned negative, as 104 investment professionals opened new and increased stock positions, while 49 trimmed and sold stakes in Staar Surgical Co. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 36.27 million shares, down from 67.83 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Staar Surgical Co in top ten stock positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 8 Reduced: 41 Increased: 51 New Position: 53.

More notable recent STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Teleflex, Louisiana-Pacific, New Jersey Resources, STAAR Surgical, JELD-WEN Holding, and Powell Industries — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 – Nasdaq” on February 08, 2019, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “The Curious Case of Staar Surgical – GuruFocus.com” published on January 30, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 18, 2019 – Nasdaq” on January 17, 2019. More interesting news about STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Analysts See 11% Upside For The Holdings of IHI – Nasdaq” published on November 29, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “STAAR Surgical Q3 sales up 35%, earnings up 25%; shares up 7% after hours – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 31, 2018.

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $36.75. About 256,583 shares traded. STAAR Surgical Company (STAA) has risen 103.50% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 103.50% the S&P500. Some Historical STAA News: 19/03/2018 – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of STAAR Surgical Company Investors (STAA); 09/03/2018 Staar Surgical Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 20/04/2018 – Matthew Haverland Slated To Helm Staar Surgical Company; 30/05/2018 – ECS Learning Systems, Developer of STAAR MASTER®, Acquires PREPWORKS® to Create Industry-Leading Adaptive K-12 Test-Prep Offerings; 12/04/2018 – ECS Learning Systems, Developers of STAAR MASTER®, Partner with Learning Blade® to Bring Leading STEM Solution to Texas; 30/05/2018 – ECS LEARNING SYSTEMS, DEVELOPER OF STAAR MASTER®, BUYS; 04/04/2018 – Houston Area McDonald’s Restaurants To Give Students And Teachers Free Breakfast To Kick Off STAAR Testing On April 10; 22/04/2018 – DJ STAAR Surgical Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (STAA); 20/04/2018 – /DISREGARD RELEASE: Staar Surgical Company/; 23/03/2018 – Staar Surgical Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $206,750 activity.

Broadwood Capital Inc holds 48.4% of its portfolio in STAAR Surgical Company for 10.86 million shares. Crosspoint Capital Strategies Llc owns 45,614 shares or 3.58% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pura Vida Investments Llc has 2.88% invested in the company for 121,556 shares. The Illinois-based Oberweis Asset Management Inc has invested 1.67% in the stock. Next Century Growth Investors Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 232,059 shares.

STAAR Surgical Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, and sells implantable lenses for the eye, and delivery systems to deliver the lenses into the eye. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. The firm provides Visian implantable collamer lenses to treat visual disorders, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia; and Hyperopic ICL, which treats far-sightedness. It has a 412.92 P/E ratio. It also offers minimally invasive intraocular lenses (IOLs), including foldable IOLs for use in minimally invasive cataract surgical procedures; aspheric IOLs that produce a clearer image than traditional spherical lenses; and nanoFLEX IOL, a single piece collamer aspheric optic, as well as preloaded injectors for use in cataract surgery.

Among 9 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Texas Instruments had 9 analyst reports since September 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Neutral” on Wednesday, October 24. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $120 target in Wednesday, October 24 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, October 18. Nomura maintained the shares of TXN in report on Wednesday, October 24 with “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 24 by UBS. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Friday, January 4. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 24 by JP Morgan.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.05, from 1.14 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold TXN shares while 372 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 372 raised stakes. 782.89 million shares or 1.44% less from 794.31 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 4,553 are held by Jnba Financial Advisors. 6,834 were accumulated by E&G Advisors Limited Partnership. 27,789 are owned by Boston Advsr Ltd Liability Co. Sfe Invest Counsel reported 13,123 shares stake. Atlanta Capital Com L L C owns 242,178 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. The California-based Raub Brock Cap Mgmt Lp has invested 3.98% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Palo owns 29,579 shares. Arizona-based Ironwood Fin Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Capital Limited Ca reported 19,677 shares. Charter Tru accumulated 37,128 shares. Homrich & Berg invested 0.09% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited has 0.07% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 9,937 shares. Amica Mutual Insurance Co owns 32,670 shares. Guardian Mgmt reported 10,753 shares stake. D L Carlson Inv Grp Inc holds 0.39% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 12,718 shares.

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