Dfpg Investments Inc. purchased a new position in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 1,585 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock, valued at approximately $203,000.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of XLNX. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of Xilinx by 12,987.1% in the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 7,595,886 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $89,000 after buying an additional 7,537,845 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of Xilinx by 629.8% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,579,088 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $390,001,000 after buying an additional 3,951,683 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of Xilinx in the fourth quarter worth $210,563,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Xilinx by 115.8% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 4,309,431 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $345,488,000 after buying an additional 2,312,358 shares during the last quarter. Finally, 1832 Asset Management L.P. increased its stake in shares of Xilinx by 1,478.9% in the fourth quarter. 1832 Asset Management L.P. now owns 1,127,300 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $94,468,000 after buying an additional 1,055,900 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.50% of the company’s stock.

XLNX has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on shares of Xilinx from $87.00 to $98.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Xilinx from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 31st. Argus lifted their price target on shares of Xilinx from $85.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. Evercore ISI lifted their price target on shares of Xilinx from $90.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, January 14th. Finally, Mizuho upgraded shares of Xilinx from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, fifteen have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $106.09.

XLNX stock opened at $131.59 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 4.38 and a quick ratio of 4.08. Xilinx, Inc. has a 1-year low of $62.54 and a 1-year high of $133.07. The firm has a market cap of $32.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 1.18.

Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, January 23rd. The programmable devices maker reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.07. Xilinx had a net margin of 27.92% and a return on equity of 34.82%. The firm had revenue of $800.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $770.65 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.68 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Xilinx, Inc. will post 3.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Xilinx Profile

Xilinx, Inc designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide. Its programmable devices comprise integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), such as programmable system on chips, and three dimensional ICs; adaptive compute acceleration platform; software design tools to program the PLDs; software development environments and embedded platforms; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards; and intellectual property (IP) core licenses covering Ethernet, memory controllers, Interlaken, and peripheral component interconnect express interfaces, as well as domain-specific IP in the areas of embedded, digital signal processing and connectivity, and market-specific IP cores.

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