As Equifax (EFX) Market Value Declined, Shareholder Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Cut Its Stake; State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Maintains Position in Texas Instrs (TXN) – The Financial Examiner

Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 4.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc sold 7,540 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 155,889 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.35M, down from 163,429 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.02 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $107.94. About 607,493 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 15.74% since February 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.74% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 28/03/2018 – EQUIFAX INC – BEGOR WILL ALSO BECOME A MEMBER OF EQUIFAX BOARD OF DIRECTORS; 23/03/2018 – Equifax Among Inaugural Developers in Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange™ Platform; 16/05/2018 – FTC Consumer Chief Faces Opposition Over Equifax Conflict; 14/03/2018 – Former Equifax data chief charged; 25/04/2018 – Equifax 1Q Net $90.9M; 10/05/2018 – Artemis Adds Annaly, Exits Corning, Cuts Equifax: 13F; 02/04/2018 – Equifax has sent letters containing incorrect personal data to customers hit by the data breach. via @cnbctech; 11/04/2018 – CtW Recommends Equifax Shareholders Vote Against 3 Directors; 30/04/2018 – U.S. Consumers See Personal Finance as an Educational Requirement; 31/03/2018 – blacq: Exclusive: U.S. consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice – sources WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mic

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company increased its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (TXN) by 4.43% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company bought 134,491 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.40% with the market. The institutional investor held 3.17M shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $340.41M, up from 3.04 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company who had been investing in Texas Instrs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $100.45 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.45% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $106.28. About 2.17 million shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has declined 4.07% since February 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.07% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Equifax Inc had 80 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform” on Monday, November 13. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy”. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, July 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of EFX in report on Monday, November 13 with “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, February 12 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, December 5. Argus Research downgraded Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) on Friday, September 15 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, December 14, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 23.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Equifax picks Global Payments president as new exec – Atlanta Business Chronicle” on February 04, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Sonatype Selected by Equifax to Support Open Source Governance & Security – GlobeNewswire” published on January 29, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Elizabeth Warren schedules campaign stop, marking metro Atlanta’s first 2020 presidential pitch – Atlanta Business Chronicle” on February 11, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “5 Reasons Why You Need to Buy Facebook Stock At This Price – Investorplace.com” published on January 15, 2019 as well as Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “Robert Olstein’s Top 5 Buys in 4th Quarter – GuruFocus.com” with publication date: February 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 24 investors sold EFX shares while 134 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 101.90 million shares or 2.93% less from 104.97 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Earnest Partners Limited Liability Company owns 51 shares. Samlyn Capital Limited Company invested in 1.5% or 506,411 shares. Quantres Asset Mngmt Limited reported 1,900 shares. Rbf Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company, California-based fund reported 10,000 shares. North Star Asset Management holds 1.13% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 107,901 shares. Bluemountain Mgmt Limited holds 0.07% or 31,295 shares in its portfolio. Contravisory Mgmt Inc owns 0.11% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 2,281 shares. Parametric Port Associates Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). South Dakota Council reported 8,900 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Public Sector Pension Inv Board has 5,683 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Comgest Glob Invsts Sas, a France-based fund reported 40,000 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs reported 0.01% stake. Wellington Shields & owns 12,224 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.03% or 300,110 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.04% or 210,945 shares.

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $1.32 EPS, down 5.04% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.39 per share. EFX’s profit will be $159.16 million for 20.44 P/E if the $1.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.41 actual EPS reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.38% negative EPS growth.

Since October 25, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 18 insider sales for $30.70 million activity. 26,963 shares were sold by BAHAI AHMAD, worth $2.80M. $1.51M worth of stock was sold by Flessner Kyle M on Wednesday, October 31. 3,953 shares were sold by Van Haren Julie, worth $402,732 on Friday, January 25. 23,174 Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares with value of $2.34M were sold by ANDERSKOUV NIELS. Craighead Martin S also bought $999,496 worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares. $683,813 worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares were sold by BLINN MARK A.

More notable recent Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “SPTM, TXN, GILD, LMT: Large Inflows Detected at ETF – Nasdaq” on October 31, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “TXN and AVGO: A Tale of Two Dividend-Paying Semiconductor Stocks – Nasdaq” published on January 17, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Why Texas Instruments (TXN) is a Great Dividend Stock – Nasdaq” on August 16, 2018. More interesting news about Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Can Analog Strength Aid Texas Instruments (TXN) Q4 Earnings? – Nasdaq” published on January 18, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “First Week of TXN February 15th Options Trading – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 03, 2019.

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. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of TXN in report on Wednesday, October 24 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, January 28. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Nomura. FBR Capital maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $123 target in Wednesday, July 25 report. FBR Capital maintained the shares of TXN in report on Wednesday, October 24 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 22. Drexel Hamilton maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 25 report. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned “Buy” rating by Rosenblatt on Wednesday, January 24. Mizuho maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $51.0 target in Tuesday, January 19 report. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, July 23 by Cowen & Co.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 1.14 in 2018Q2. It increased, 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. 5.57 million were reported by Alliancebernstein L P. Martingale Asset Mngmt LP holds 0.53% or 425,936 shares. Synovus invested in 80,651 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Bryn Mawr Trust has invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). 16,160 are held by City Co. Old Republic International holds 180,000 shares or 0.56% of its portfolio. Rdl Inc has 1.52% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Parametric Port Assocs Llc owns 0.33% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 3.47M shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi invested in 0.02% or 15,565 shares. Moreover, Twin Tree Limited Partnership has 0.05% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 68,225 shares. Private Na holds 0.24% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) or 10,953 shares. Polar Cap Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.29% or 315,498 shares in its portfolio. California-based Guardian Tru has invested 0.13% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Cap Management Incorporated, -based fund reported 6,465 shares. Hendley Co Inc, Ohio-based fund reported 60,805 shares.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, which manages about $79.95B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kellogg Co (NYSE:K) by 418,860 shares to 4.44M shares, valued at $310.55 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) by 393,550 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.58 million shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IJH).

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