New England Research & Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 4,100 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock, valued at approximately $276,000.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Dempze Nancy E lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 14.3% in the 3rd quarter. Dempze Nancy E now owns 13,483 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $955,000 after buying an additional 1,685 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 3.8% in the 3rd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 101,921 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $7,219,000 after buying an additional 3,726 shares in the last quarter. Norinchukin Bank The lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 168.5% in the 3rd quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 46,221 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $3,274,000 after buying an additional 29,008 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 613,012 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $39,429,000 after buying an additional 8,400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Profund Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 14.1% in the 2nd quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 70,029 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $4,504,000 after buying an additional 8,661 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.98% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ XLNX) opened at $74.84 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 9.86 and a quick ratio of 9.35. Xilinx, Inc. has a 1 year low of $54.99 and a 1 year high of $75.29. The firm has a market cap of $18,780.00, a PE ratio of 31.58, a PEG ratio of 3.06 and a beta of 1.08.

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

In related news, CEO Moshe Gavrielov sold 1,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $73.38, for a total transaction of $102,732.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 111,413 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,175,485.94. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Victor Peng sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated 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 have sold 31,728 shares of company stock valued at $2,293,154. Insiders own 0.40% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have commented on XLNX. Argus boosted their price objective on shares of Xilinx to $85.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. BidaskClub raised shares of Xilinx from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Xilinx from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of Xilinx from $72.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Xilinx from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Xilinx has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $71.53.

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Xilinx Company 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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