Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) Holdings Raised by Nuance Investments LLC

Nuance Investments LLC lifted its stake in shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 14.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 53,133 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,629 shares during the quarter. Nuance Investments LLC’s holdings in Xilinx were worth $3,763,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Xilinx by 2.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 27,668,265 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $1,779,622,000 after buying an additional 638,165 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 743.4% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 7,287,938 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $468,770,000 after acquiring an additional 6,423,813 shares during the period. Discovery Capital Management LLC CT lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 5.6% during the second quarter. Discovery Capital Management LLC CT now owns 3,358,055 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $215,990,000 after acquiring an additional 177,100 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 104.8% during the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 3,134,197 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $201,592,000 after acquiring an additional 1,603,850 shares during the period. Finally, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. lifted its holdings in Xilinx by 67.6% during the third quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 2,301,908 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock worth $163,044,000 after acquiring an additional 928,405 shares during the period. 95.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several analysts have issued reports on XLNX shares. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Xilinx in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Deutsche Bank boosted their price objective on Xilinx from $63.00 to $65.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Barclays boosted their target price on Xilinx from $65.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut Xilinx from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, KeyCorp set a $78.00 target price on Xilinx and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Xilinx currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $69.73.

In other news, CEO Moshe Gavrielov sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.76, for a total value of $1,744,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 270,856 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,894,914.56. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Elizabeth W. Vanderslice sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.20, for a total value of $180,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 213,127 shares of company stock worth $15,135,685. Company insiders own 0.40% of the company’s stock.

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ XLNX) opened at $68.42 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. The stock has a market capitalization of $17,125.03, a P/E ratio of 28.79, a PEG ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 1.07. Xilinx, Inc. has a 52-week low of $54.01 and a 52-week high of $75.14.

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

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.05%. Xilinx’s dividend payout ratio is 59.07%.

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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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