Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 9,036 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,235% compared to the average volume of 677 call options.
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (TSM) opened at $44.67 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $218,610.00, a PE ratio of 19.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a current ratio of 2.36, a quick ratio of 2.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. has a twelve month low of $29.57 and a twelve month high of $45.54.
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The semiconductor company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. had a return on equity of 24.48% and a net margin of 35.71%. research analysts predict that Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. will post 2.2 earnings per share for the current year.
Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the 3rd quarter valued at about $113,000. AGF Investments Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 63.8% during the 3rd quarter. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 3,636 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 1,416 shares during the period. Hexavest Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 124.8% during the 4th quarter. Hexavest Inc. now owns 4,763 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $189,000 after buying an additional 2,644 shares during the period. Conning Inc. purchased a new stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Finally, Murphy Pohlad Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $202,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 19.43% of the company’s stock.
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About Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a semiconductor foundry. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices and the manufacturing of masks. It operates through foundry segment.
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