4. As of noon trading, Texas Instruments ( TXN) is up $0.76 (2.0%) to $39.40 on light volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Texas Instruments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.52-$39.42 after having opened the day at $38.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.64.

Texas Instruments Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, sale of semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Analog, Embedded Processing, Wireless, and Other. Texas Instruments has a market cap of $42.3 billion and is part of the electronics industry. Shares are up 25.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Texas Instruments a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 20 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Instruments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Texas Instruments Ratings Report now.

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