Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER) Insider Brad Robbins Sells 2,710 Shares

Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TERGet Rating) insider Brad Robbins sold 2,710 shares of Teradyne stock in a transaction on Monday, January 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.00, for a total value of $271,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 44,898 shares in the company, valued at $4,489,800. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Teradyne Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ TER traded up $0.42 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $103.44. 1,470,353 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,441,950. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 3.03 and a quick ratio of 2.59. Teradyne, Inc. has a 1 year low of $67.81 and a 1 year high of $147.94. The company’s 50-day moving average is $91.97 and its two-hundred day moving average is $88.00. The company has a market capitalization of $16.11 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.14, a PEG ratio of 6.37 and a beta of 1.52.

Teradyne (NASDAQ:TERGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 25th. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.17. The business had revenue of $731.84 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $711.84 million. Teradyne had a return on equity of 33.39% and a net margin of 23.38%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.37 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Teradyne, Inc. will post 4.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Teradyne Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 28th were paid a dividend of $0.11 per share. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 25th. Teradyne’s payout ratio is 9.84%.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Lake Street Financial LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Teradyne by 6.3% in the 4th quarter. Lake Street Financial LLC now owns 6,167 shares of the company’s stock worth $539,000 after acquiring an additional 365 shares during the last quarter. Greenleaf Trust bought a new stake in Teradyne in the fourth quarter worth about $279,000. Fifth Third Bancorp boosted its position in shares of Teradyne by 23.8% during the fourth quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 9,389 shares of the company’s stock valued at $820,000 after buying an additional 1,806 shares during the period. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. grew its stake in shares of Teradyne by 4,050.4% during the fourth quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 23,948 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,092,000 after buying an additional 23,371 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Whittier Trust Co. raised its holdings in shares of Teradyne by 21,775.3% in the fourth quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 43,313 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,783,000 after buying an additional 43,115 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 97.05% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

TER has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Evercore ISI set a $110.00 price objective on Teradyne in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Susquehanna Bancshares lifted their price target on shares of Teradyne from $83.00 to $100.00 in a report on Thursday, October 27th. Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on shares of Teradyne from $116.00 to $92.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on shares of Teradyne from $105.00 to $85.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Finally, DA Davidson dropped their target price on shares of Teradyne from $120.00 to $105.00 in a report on Thursday, October 27th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $96.20.

About Teradyne

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Teradyne, Inc engages in the development and sale of automatic test systems. It operates through the following segments: Semiconductor Test, Industrial Automation, System Test, Wireless Test, and Corporate and Other. The Semiconductor Test segment designs, manufactures, and markets semiconductor test products and services.

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