WINTON GROUP Ltd lifted its position in shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 6.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 143,982 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,750 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in Xilinx were worth $11,543,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its position in Xilinx by 626.7% in the 2nd quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 42,514 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $2,774,000 after purchasing an additional 36,664 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in shares of Xilinx by 4.9% during the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 844,584 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $55,118,000 after acquiring an additional 39,500 shares during the last quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc boosted its stake in shares of Xilinx by 104.6% during the 2nd quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 4,195 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $273,000 after acquiring an additional 2,145 shares during the last quarter. Somerville Kurt F boosted its stake in shares of Xilinx by 4.5% during the 3rd quarter. Somerville Kurt F now owns 119,680 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $9,595,000 after acquiring an additional 5,170 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Xilinx by 6.9% during the 2nd quarter. Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC now owns 163,944 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $10,699,000 after acquiring an additional 10,524 shares during the last quarter. 87.68% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Xilinx from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Bank of America lifted their price target on shares of Xilinx from $95.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. Rosenblatt Securities upgraded shares of Xilinx from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $86.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. KeyCorp lifted their price target on shares of Xilinx from $80.00 to $87.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, SunTrust Banks lifted their price target on shares of Xilinx to $76.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $82.38.
XLNX opened at $85.66 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a quick ratio of 4.00 and a current ratio of 4.26. Xilinx, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $62.27 and a fifty-two week high of $88.20. The firm has a market cap of $21.74 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.27, a PEG ratio of 2.75 and a beta of 0.86.
Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 24th. The programmable devices maker reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.11. Xilinx had a net margin of 21.33% and a return on equity of 34.05%. The company had revenue of $746.25 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $710.33 million. As a group, equities analysts expect that Xilinx, Inc. will post 3.29 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 4th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be paid a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. Xilinx’s payout ratio is currently 50.88%.
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Xilinx Company Profile
Xilinx, Inc designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide. Its programmable devices comprise integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), such as programmable system on chips, and three dimensional ICs; adaptive compute acceleration platform; software design tools to program the PLDs; software development environments and embedded platforms; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards; and intellectual property (IP) core licenses covering Ethernet, memory controllers, Interlaken, and peripheral component interconnect express interfaces, as well as domain-specific IP in the areas of embedded, digital signal processing and connectivity, and market-specific IP cores.
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