Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its stake in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 7.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 916,610 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 67,249 shares during the quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC owned approximately 0.36% of Xilinx worth $61,799,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of XLNX. Raging Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Xilinx in the 4th quarter valued at about $10,046,000. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Xilinx by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 39,730 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $2,679,000 after acquiring an additional 1,609 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans raised its holdings in shares of Xilinx by 12.5% in the 4th quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 393,807 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $26,551,000 after acquiring an additional 43,649 shares in the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Xilinx by 20.5% in the 4th quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 75,418 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock valued at $5,085,000 after acquiring an additional 12,855 shares in the last quarter. Finally, MANA Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Xilinx in the 4th quarter valued at about $1,508,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.67% of the company’s stock.
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ XLNX) opened at $76.14 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $19,400.00, a PE ratio of 30.33, a P/E/G ratio of 4.12 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a current ratio of 9.08, a quick ratio of 8.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. Xilinx, Inc. has a 1-year low of $54.99 and a 1-year high of $78.02.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 7th were issued a dividend of $0.35 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 6th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.84%. Xilinx’s dividend payout ratio is 55.78%.
XLNX has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group raised Xilinx from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Xilinx from $72.00 to $78.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. BidaskClub cut Xilinx from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. SunTrust Banks raised their price target on Xilinx to $79.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $70.00 price target on shares of Xilinx in a report on Friday, January 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $73.45.
In other Xilinx news, CEO Moshe Gavrielov sold 20,000 shares of Xilinx stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.81, for a total value of $1,516,200.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 62,813 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,761,853.53. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Vincent Tong sold 19,687 shares of Xilinx stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.52, for a total value of $1,447,388.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 55,403 shares in the company, valued at $4,073,228.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 43,987 shares of company stock worth $3,271,984. 0.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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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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