Nomura Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 403,469 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 24,600 shares during the quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. owned about 0.20% of Teradyne worth $12,130,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC grew its position in shares of Teradyne by 193.3% in the second quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC now owns 4,400 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $132,000 after purchasing an additional 2,900 shares during the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc grew its position in shares of Teradyne by 4.6% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 4,806 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $144,000 after purchasing an additional 211 shares during the last quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Teradyne in the second quarter valued at about $147,000. TLP Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Teradyne in the second quarter valued at about $201,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its position in shares of Teradyne by 10.0% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 7,228 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $217,000 after purchasing an additional 660 shares during the last quarter. 93.11% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Teradyne, Inc. (TER) traded down 0.58% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $37.73. The company had a trading volume of 359,771 shares. Teradyne, Inc. has a one year low of $20.22 and a one year high of $38.23. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $36.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $34.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.47 and a beta of 0.98.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 7th were given a dividend of $0.07 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 6th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. Teradyne’s payout ratio is presently 14.51%.
TER has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Teradyne from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 25th. BidaskClub downgraded Teradyne from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of Teradyne in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Stifel Nicolaus raised Teradyne from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from $32.00 to $39.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Teradyne in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Teradyne has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.83.
In other Teradyne news, insider Mark E. Jagiela sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.50, for a total transaction of $1,035,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 248,413 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,570,248.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Michael A. Bradley sold 22,168 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.64, for a total transaction of $790,067.52. Following the transaction, the director now owns 194,938 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,947,590.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 141,698 shares of company stock worth $5,012,857. Company insiders own 0.62% of the company’s stock.
Teradyne, Inc supplies automation equipment for test and industrial applications. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells automatic test systems used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronics systems in the consumer electronics, wireless, automotive, industrial, communications, and aerospace and defense industries.
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