Capital International Sarl Has $11.17 Million Stock Holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM)

Capital International Sarl raised its position in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 8.8% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 192,319 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,533 shares during the period. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. makes up 1.7% of Capital International Sarl’s portfolio, making the stock its 12th biggest holding. Capital International Sarl’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. were worth $11,174,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC bought a new position in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. in the 4th quarter worth $27,000. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors acquired a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the fourth quarter worth $39,000. Atlas Private Wealth Management acquired a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the fourth quarter worth $46,000. Simon Quick Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. by 646.7% during the fourth quarter. Simon Quick Advisors LLC now owns 799 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $46,000 after purchasing an additional 692 shares during the period. Finally, Savior LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. during the fourth quarter worth $53,000. 19.03% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of TSM stock traded up $0.44 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $49.44. The stock had a trading volume of 5,192,841 shares, compared to its average volume of 13,088,325. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.25. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. has a twelve month low of $37.18 and a twelve month high of $60.64. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $53.75 and a 200-day simple moving average of $53.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $254.12 billion, a PE ratio of 23.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 0.94.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 16th. The semiconductor company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.01. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. had a net margin of 32.28% and a return on equity of 21.27%. The business had revenue of $317.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $303.20 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $3.86 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. will post 2.68 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 16th. Investors of record on Friday, June 19th will be issued a $0.4171 dividend. This represents a $1.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 18th. This is a boost from Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 61.40%.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. China Renaissance Securities raised shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 17th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $60.00.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Company Profile

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing, and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices. The company manufactures masks and electronic spare parts; researches, develops, designs, manufactures, sells, packages, and tests color filters; and offers customer and engineering support services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM)

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