Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) Director Elizabeth W. Vanderslice sold 2,500 shares of Xilinx stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.20, for a total value of $180,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) traded down $0.86 during trading on Friday, reaching $71.81. 1,713,877 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,665,630. The company has a current ratio of 9.86, a quick ratio of 9.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. Xilinx, Inc. has a 12-month low of $52.54 and a 12-month high of $75.14. The stock has a market cap of $18,240.00, a PE ratio of 30.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.98 and a beta of 1.10.

Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The programmable devices maker reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping 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 firm had revenue of $620.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $620.99 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.61 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Xilinx, Inc. will post 2.59 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.95%. Xilinx’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 58.82%.

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A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in XLNX. Creative Planning boosted its position in Xilinx by 52.9% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 12,083 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $777,000 after purchasing an additional 4,182 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in Xilinx by 97.8% during the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,430 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $284,000 after purchasing an additional 2,190 shares during the period. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its position in Xilinx by 77.9% during the 2nd quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 99,554 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $6,403,000 after purchasing an additional 43,600 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in Xilinx by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 15,400 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $991,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in Xilinx by 14.3% during the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 123,593 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $7,950,000 after purchasing an additional 15,459 shares during the period. 96.11% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

XLNX has been the subject of several research reports. Rosenblatt Securities restated a “hold” rating on shares of Xilinx in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Vetr upgraded Xilinx from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.95 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Mizuho reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $69.00 price target (up from $68.00) on shares of Xilinx in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Xilinx in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, KeyCorp set a $70.00 price target on Xilinx and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. Xilinx has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $69.73.

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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