Xilinx (XLNX) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-27-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.61 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.05. Analysts had a consensus of $0.56. The company posted revenue of $574.90 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $571.07 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Xilinx. Xilinx was Downgraded by Goldman to ” Neutral” on Jun 2, 2016.
Xilinx opened for trading at $50 and hit $51.435 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $51.09, with a gain of 2.51% or 1.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 57,61,425 shares. Company has a market cap of $12,963 M.
In a different news, on May 20, 2016, Scott Hover-smoot (SVP General Counsel) sold 45,000 shares at $44.08 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 1, 2016, Steven L Glaser (Sr. Vice President) sold 7,539 shares at $48.32 per share price. On Dec 2, 2015, Victor Peng (Sr. Vice President) sold 40,000 shares at $50.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Xilinx Inc. (Xilinx) designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies. The Company’s programmable devices and associated technologies include integrated circuits (IC) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLD); software design tools to program the PLDs; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards and intellectual property (IP) which consists of Xilinx and third-party verification and IP cores. The Company provides design services customer training field engineering and technical support. Its PLDs include field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs) programmable System on Chips (SoCs) and three-dimensional ICs (3D ICs). Its product portfolio is designed to provide integration for electronic equipment manufacturers in end markets such as wired and wireless communications industrial scientific and medical aerospace and defense audio video and broadcast consumer automotive and test and measurement.