Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (TSM)

Bruni J V & Company sold 13,849 shares as Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd (TSM)'s stock rose 8.84%. The Salient Capital Advisors Llc holds 14,914 shares with $521,000 value, down from 24,625 last quarter. Ativo Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd S for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $196.49 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $39.5.

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE TSM) opened at $39.50 on Friday.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a semiconductor foundry. It has outperformed by 34.70% the S&P500.

Ranger International Management Lp increased its stake in Bce Inc (BCE) by 824.78% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Park West Asset Management Llc bought 752,400 shares as the company's stock rose 19.03% with the market. The hedge fund run by Peter S. Park held 2.15M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $43.05M, up from 1.40 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $32.15. About 28.77M shares traded or 87.17% up from the average. Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) has declined 4.96% since December 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Alps reported 1.81M shares or 0.3% of all its holdings.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.84, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 85,870 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bremer Tru Natl Association has invested 0.52% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:WHG). Price T Rowe Md owns 3,622 shares. Commercial Bank Of America De holds 17,652 shares. (NYSE:WHG). Punch & Associate Inv Management holds 184,830 shares or 0.98% of its portfolio. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability (Trc) accumulated 192 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Schwab Charles Inv has 0% invested in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG). 12,393 were reported by Swiss Retail Bank. The California-based California State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0% in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Madison Investment Incorporated has 9,602 shares. (NYSE:WHG). Geode Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp owns 57,987 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Archford Capital Strategies Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc.

Hendershot Investments Inc, which manages about $236.98 million and $222.67 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Baxter Intl Inc (NYSE:BAX) by 36,846 shares to 35,673 shares, valued at $2.16 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Among 8 analysts covering Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Stryker Corporation had 76 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating in a report on Monday, November 27th.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging, testing, sale, and marketing of integrated circuits, color filters, and other semiconductor devices primarily in Taiwan. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 13 by HSBC. The company was upgraded on Friday, October 14 by Pacific Crest. Goldman Sachs downgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) on Tuesday, June 28 to "Neutral" rating. After having $0.57 EPS previously, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's analysts see 7.02 % EPS growth. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, December 11. The rating was downgraded by HSBC to "Hold" on Wednesday, June 21.

Etrade Capital Management Llc, which manages about $2.37B and $2.59 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield (VYM) by 11,071 shares to 394,762 shares, valued at $30.86M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cme Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) by 4,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,710 shares, and cut its stake in Starwood Property Trust Inc (NYSE:STWD).