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Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) hit a new 52-week high and has $41.74 target or 3.00 % above today's $40.52 share price.

Axiom International Investors Llc, which manages about $10.22 billion and $4.17B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Petroleo Brasileiro Sa Petro (NYSE:PBR) by 517,575 shares to 7.83 million shares, valued at $62.53M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $38.97. The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.06B, giving the company a market capitalization of about 19.29B. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. The shares went up by 2.99% in value last month. Bahl & Gaynor Inc.'s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) has risen 51.40% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500. It was reported on Oct, 11 by Barchart.com. (NYSE:VZ). At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $49.64.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a semiconductor foundry. The company has market cap of $96.62 million. 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 has a 17.94 P/E ratio. It operates through foundry segment. After having $0.42 EPS previously, Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) on Wednesday, June 21 to "Hold" rating. For the quarter, shares have been noted at 12.35%.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.56 reported by 2 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited was covered by a number of analysts recently, 1 rated the stock as Buy, 1 rated Outperform, 5 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. Therefore 66% are positive.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited shares increased 5.44 percent over the past week and rose 6.58 percent over the previous month. The stock has "Buy" rating by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, October 10. The firm has "Hold" rating by HSBC given on Thursday, October 13.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at 6.42 percent, SMA50 is 8.68 percent, while SMA200 is 18.16 percent. The stock of Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by JP Morgan. The rating was upgraded by Susquehanna on Tuesday, October 4 to "Neutral". The rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest on Friday, October 14 to "Sector Weight". As per Tuesday, June 28, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited is maintained at an average hold rating by 7 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.57% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained State Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STBZ) rating on Thursday, June 1. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Strong-Buy" rating by Vetr given on Monday, August 31. On Wednesday, September 23 the stock rating was reinitiated by Sandler O'Neill with "Buy". The stock of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 30 by Mizuho. The firm has "Buy" rating by Gabelli given on Friday, January 27. For the quarter, shares have been noted at 11.62%.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $119,513 activity. $230,750 worth of Applied Materials, Inc.

Among new and sold out positions, 53 holders initiated new positions by a total of 16.02 million shares and 57 holders exited their positions by a total of 14.85 million shares.

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