Vanguard Group Inc grew its holdings in shares of Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PXLW) by 2.5% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,326,686 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 32,057 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc’s holdings in Pixelworks were worth $5,983,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of PXLW. Algert Global LLC acquired a new position in Pixelworks in the 3rd quarter valued at about $124,000. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new position in Pixelworks in the 2nd quarter valued at about $152,000. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA grew its stake in Pixelworks by 93.6% in the 3rd quarter. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA now owns 85,837 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $387,000 after buying an additional 41,495 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in Pixelworks by 150.6% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 215,600 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $972,000 after buying an additional 129,554 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PEAK6 Investments LLC acquired a new position in Pixelworks in the 3rd quarter valued at about $1,064,000. 35.13% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other Pixelworks news, CFO Steven L. Moore sold 90,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.92, for a total transaction of $352,800.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 550,266 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,157,042.72. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Steven L. Moore sold 36,417 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.89, for a total transaction of $141,662.13. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 550,266 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,140,534.74. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 4.10% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NASDAQ:PXLW traded up $0.03 on Monday, reaching $3.38. 63,378 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 251,468. Pixelworks, Inc. has a twelve month low of $2.60 and a twelve month high of $5.75. The firm has a market cap of $123.38 million, a PE ratio of -48.29 and a beta of 1.74. The company has a quick ratio of 1.95, a current ratio of 2.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02.

Pixelworks (NASDAQ:PXLW) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01. Pixelworks had a negative net margin of 6.04% and a negative return on equity of 4.29%. The firm had revenue of $20.54 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.50 million. On average, research analysts expect that Pixelworks, Inc. will post -0.13 EPS for the current year.

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Pixelworks Profile

Pixelworks, Inc designs, develops, and markets video processing semiconductors, intellectual property cores, software, and custom application specific integrated circuits (ICs) solutions for video applications. Its products enable customers to deliver the energy efficient video quality on their devices.

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