First Republic Investment Management Inc. lowered its position in shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 14.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,738 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock after selling 776 shares during the quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Xilinx were worth $335,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its stake in Xilinx by 743.4% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 7,287,938 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $468,770,000 after acquiring an additional 6,423,813 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in Xilinx by 104.8% in the 2nd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 3,134,197 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $201,592,000 after acquiring an additional 1,603,850 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in Xilinx by 427.3% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,520,605 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $97,805,000 after acquiring an additional 1,232,206 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. grew its stake in Xilinx by 67.6% in the 3rd quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 2,301,908 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $163,044,000 after acquiring an additional 928,405 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in Xilinx by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 27,668,265 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $1,779,622,000 after acquiring an additional 638,165 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 95.23% of the company’s stock.

In other news, CFO Lorenzo Flores sold 2,828 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.23, for a total transaction of $209,922.44. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 28,313 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,101,673.99. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Victor Peng sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.00, for a total transaction of $1,800,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 213,127 shares of company stock valued at $15,135,685. 0.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on XLNX shares. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of Xilinx from $63.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Sunday, October 8th. KeyCorp set a $78.00 price target on shares of Xilinx and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Xilinx currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $70.05.

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) opened at $67.98 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $17,060.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.68, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.81 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a quick ratio of 9.35, a current ratio of 9.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. Xilinx, Inc. has a 1-year low of $54.99 and a 1-year high of $75.14.

Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The programmable devices maker reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $620.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $620.99 million. Xilinx had a net margin of 25.93% and a return on equity of 25.17%. The firm’s revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Xilinx, Inc. will post 2.59 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were issued a $0.35 dividend. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 14th. Xilinx’s dividend payout ratio is presently 59.07%.

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Xilinx Profile

Xilinx, Inc (Xilinx) is engaged in designing and developing programmable devices and associated technologies. The Company’s programmable devices and associated technologies include integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), including programmable System on Chips (SoCs) and three-dimensional ICs (3D ICs); software design tools to program the PLDs; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards, and intellectual property (IP), which consists of Xilinx, and various third-party verification and IP cores.

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