FNY Investment Advisers LLC bought a new position in Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 179 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $51,000.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Broadcom by 6.2% in the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,644,308 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock valued at $418,142,000 after purchasing an additional 96,233 shares during the period. Washington Trust Bank raised its stake in Broadcom by 119.7% during the 1st quarter. Washington Trust Bank now owns 323 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock worth $97,000 after buying an additional 176 shares during the period. Addenda Capital Inc. raised its stake in Broadcom by 6.1% during the 1st quarter. Addenda Capital Inc. now owns 38,207 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock worth $11,490,000 after buying an additional 2,203 shares during the period. Bank of Edwardsville acquired a new position in Broadcom during the 1st quarter worth approximately $409,000. Finally, Hexavest Inc. acquired a new position in Broadcom during the 1st quarter worth approximately $46,064,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.13% of the company’s stock.
In related news, SVP Bryan Ingram sold 11,922 shares of Broadcom stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $278.58, for a total transaction of $3,321,230.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Hock E. Tan sold 20,000 shares of Broadcom stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $264.00, for a total transaction of $5,280,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 65,388 shares of company stock valued at $18,198,482. Corporate insiders own 3.30% of the company’s stock.AVGO opened at $276.06 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.13, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.53. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $283.20 and its 200-day moving average is $286.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $108.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 0.92. Broadcom Inc has a 52-week low of $208.23 and a 52-week high of $323.20.
Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 13th. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $5.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $5.18 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $5.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.70 billion. Broadcom had a net margin of 15.92% and a return on equity of 32.81%. The business’s revenue was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $4.88 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Broadcom Inc will post 17.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
AVGO has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Summit Redstone raised Broadcom to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 14th. KeyCorp boosted their price objective on Broadcom from $310.00 to $330.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, August 9th. Barclays decreased their price objective on Broadcom from $360.00 to $315.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised Broadcom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $279.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 18th. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $350.00 price objective on shares of Broadcom in a report on Monday, June 10th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $304.32.
Broadcom Company Profile
Broadcom Inc designs, develops, and supplies a range of semiconductor devices with a focus on complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Wired Infrastructure, Wireless Communications, Enterprise Storage, and Industrial & Other.
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