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Is Texas Instruments (TXN) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Texas Instruments (TXN), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? By taking a look at the stock's year-to-date performance in comparison to its Computer and Technology peers, we might be able to answer that question.

Texas Instruments is a member of the Computer and Technology sector. This group includes 627 individual stocks and currently holds a Zacks Sector Rank of #4. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different sector groups. The average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups is measured, and the sectors are listed from best to worst.

The Zacks Rank is a successful stock-picking model that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions. The system highlights a number of different stocks that could be poised to outperform the broader market over the next one to three months. TXN is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy).

The Zacks Consensus Estimate for TXN's full-year earnings has moved 7.54% higher within the past quarter. This shows that analyst sentiment has improved and the company's earnings outlook is stronger.

Our latest available data shows that TXN has returned about 10.76% since the start of the calendar year. At the same time, Computer and Technology stocks have gained an average of 10.33%. As we can see, Texas Instruments is performing better than its sector in the calendar year.

Breaking things down more, TXN is a member of the Semiconductor - General industry, which includes 8 individual companies and currently sits at #8 in the Zacks Industry Rank. On average, this group has gained an average of 17.19% so far this year, meaning that TXN is slightly underperforming its industry in terms of year-to-date returns.

Investors with an interest in Computer and Technology stocks should continue to track TXN. The stock will be looking to continue its solid performance.


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