Wilkins Investment Counsel Increased Holding in Texas Instruments (TXN) by $446,725 as Valuation Declined; Donald Smith & Company Increases Position in Gold Fields LTD (GFI)

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Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in Texas Instruments (TXN) by 29.65% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc bought 4,175 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.40% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,255 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.96M, up from 14,080 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Texas Instruments for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $98.99B market cap company. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $104.73. About 280,341 shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has declined 4.07% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.07% the S&P500.

Donald Smith & Company Inc increased its stake in Gold Fields Ltd (GFI) by 37.15% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donald Smith & Company Inc bought 8.45 million shares as the company’s stock rose 34.93% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 31.18M shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $75.47 million, up from 22.74M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Donald Smith & Company Inc who had been investing in Gold Fields Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.83B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.21% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $3.54. About 684,485 shares traded. Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) has declined 17.82% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Some Historical GFI News: 29/03/2018 – Gold Fields to Buy 50% in Asanko Gold’s 90% Interest in Asanko Gold Mine; 28/03/2018 – Gold Fields Limited Gold Fields Publishes 2017 Integrated Annual Report; 29/03/2018 – Gold Fields Limited Category 2 Transaction: Joint Venture In Ghana With Asanko Gold, Inc; 28/03/2018 – Guyana Goldfields Closes Below 200-Day Average: Technicals; 23/05/2018 – GOLD FIELDS’ AUDITOR FOR 2017 FY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS WAS KPMG; 11/04/2018 – CRU/CESCO-Gold Fields to make decision on Chile gold mine next year; 25/04/2018 – Gold Fields’ quarterly output falls, South Deep woes rumble on; 30/05/2018 – Gold Fields to set aside acquisitions, sees industry costs rising-CEO; 04/04/2018 – GOLD FIELDS LTD GFIJ.J : RBC RAISES TO SECTOR PERFORM FROM UNDERPERFORM; 29/05/2018 – GOLD FIELDS CEO: INDUSTRY PRODUCTION COSTS HAVE BOTTOMED OUT

Among 43 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 21 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Texas Instruments had 135 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 22. As per Tuesday, April 19, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, January 23. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 25 with “Equal-Weight”. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 9 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Citigroup. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by JP Morgan. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $60 target in Thursday, April 28 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $9400 target in Wednesday, May 31 report. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Robert W. Baird.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.05, from 1.14 in 2018Q2. It improved, 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. The Massachusetts-based Colony Group Limited Liability Com has invested 0.08% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Qs Lc owns 0.21% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 203,746 shares. Mechanics National Bank & Trust Department reported 4,489 shares. First Comml Bank has invested 0.03% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Moors And Cabot Inc accumulated 6,062 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Azimuth Cap Mngmt Ltd has 21,252 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 1.49M shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Limited Liability has 1.72 million shares for 1.25% of their portfolio. Dorsey And Whitney Trust Lc accumulated 0.09% or 5,486 shares. Chem Bank holds 23,153 shares. First Personal Services owns 8,785 shares or 0.3% of their US portfolio. Berkshire Asset Pa invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). 399,346 are held by Evercore Wealth Management Limited. Jacobs And Com Ca holds 0.04% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) or 2,356 shares. Vantage Invest Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.52% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN).

Since October 25, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 8 selling transactions for $8.74 million activity. On Wednesday, January 30 the insider Kozanian Hagop H sold $785,791. Flessner Kyle M sold $1.51 million worth of stock or 16,088 shares. $2.21M worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares were sold by XIE BING. $683,813 worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) was sold by BLINN MARK A. On Friday, January 25 the insider Van Haren Julie sold $402,732. Craighead Martin S had bought 10,900 shares worth $999,496 on Thursday, October 25.

More notable recent Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “SMH, TSM, TXN, AVGO: Large Inflows Detected at ETF – Nasdaq” on January 16, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Can Analog Strength Aid Texas Instruments (TXN) Q4 Earnings? – Nasdaq” published on January 18, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Nikkei rallies as chip-related firms, Apple-suppliers gain – Nasdaq” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “After-Hours Earnings Report for January 23, 2019 : TXN, CCI, LVS, F, CP, XLNX, LRCX, CTXS, VAR, RJF, PTC, URI – Nasdaq” published on January 23, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Daily Dividend Report: ED, CFG, JEC, TXN, SLB – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 18, 2019.

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $365.32M and $334.10M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) by 2,375 shares to 74,431 shares, valued at $11.21 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Among 9 analysts covering Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Gold Fields Limited had 18 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 1 by Scotia Capital. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of GFI in report on Thursday, March 24 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, January 15. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral” on Friday, June 30. Bank of America upgraded Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) on Friday, April 13 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, December 12 by RBC Capital Markets. JP Morgan downgraded Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) on Monday, September 14 to “Neutral” rating. HSBC downgraded the shares of GFI in report on Wednesday, April 26 to “Reduce” rating. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, December 1. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, November 19 by RBC Capital Markets.

Donald Smith & Company Inc, which manages about $6.25B and $3.21B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wpx Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) by 602,875 shares to 578,921 shares, valued at $11.65M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) by 89,822 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7.67 million shares, and cut its stake in Verso Corp.

More notable recent Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Baird Names Canada Goose A ‘Fresh Pick’ Ahead Of Q3 Print (NYSE:GOOS) – Benzinga” on February 05, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Gold Fields reports Q4 2018 trading update; shares down ~5% in pre-market – Seeking Alpha” published on February 06, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Gold Fields faces strike at South Deep mine over planned job cuts – Seeking Alpha” on November 02, 2018. More interesting news about Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Gold Fields Will Play Smart In 2019 And Beyond – Seeking Alpha” published on June 07, 2018 as well as Investingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Gold Fields Denies Report Suggesting Possible Merger with AngloGold – Investing News Network” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

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