Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) Shares Bought by Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. grew its stake in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 8.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,913 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock after buying an additional 947 shares during the period. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in Xilinx were worth $803,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its stake in Xilinx by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 11,622 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $748,000 after purchasing an additional 135 shares during the period. Sentry Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Xilinx by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 18,963 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $1,220,000 after purchasing an additional 151 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its stake in Xilinx by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 10,389 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $669,000 after purchasing an additional 239 shares during the period. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its stake in Xilinx by 5.9% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,459 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $287,000 after purchasing an additional 248 shares during the period. Finally, Hall Laurie J Trustee boosted its stake in Xilinx by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Hall Laurie J Trustee now owns 27,085 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $1,742,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.96% of the company’s stock.

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) opened at $75.71 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $19,000.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.13 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 9.35 and a current ratio of 9.86. Xilinx, Inc. has a 12-month low of $54.99 and a 12-month high of $77.26.

Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The programmable devices maker reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.02. The company 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%. Xilinx’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Xilinx, Inc. will post 2.59 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $70.00 price target on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Friday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Xilinx from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. Argus increased their price target on shares of Xilinx to $85.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. Xilinx presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $71.70.

In other news, CFO Lorenzo Flores sold 2,828 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.23, for a total value of $209,922.44. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 28,313 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,101,673.99. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Moshe Gavrielov sold 1,400 shares of the 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 transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 111,413 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,175,485.94. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 51,728 shares of company stock valued at $3,809,354. 0.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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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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