Rising chip demand fuels profits

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC. $178 is a buy. The company (Nasdaq symbol TXN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 924.0 million; Market cap: $164.5 billion; Dividend yield: 2.6%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.ti.com) makes analog computer chips, which convert touch, sound and pressure into the electronic signals… Read More

This chipmaker continues to shine

Re-opening of the global economy in the wake of 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns spurred strong demand for a wide range of manufactured goods, notably automobiles and consumer electronics.
That rebound helped the shares of Texas Instruments double since dropping to $93 with the onset of the pandemic… Read More

Earnings just grew 34.5% for Texas Instruments

Earnings just grew 34.5% for Texas Instruments

Manufacturing activity continues to rebound from last year’s coronavirus downturn. The pandemic also disrupted the ability of chipmakers to keep up with the increased demand. That has led to chip shortages and higher prices.

A recent manufacturing plant acquisition should provide more flexibility for this… Read More

Computer chip outlook remains very positive

The current supply shortfall in the global semiconductor industry is creating major problems for many manufacturers of vehicles, computers, and other connected devices. While the imbalance will resolve itself as the supply chains return to normal and demand stabilizes, the longer-term demand trend for computer… Read More