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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Xilinx Inc., XLNX

Xilinx Inc., XLNX is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Xilinx Inc., XLNX  has a market cap of 12800.94. Since its IPO date on the 6/18/1990, Xilinx Inc., XLNX performance year to date is 8.63%. Today Xilinx Inc., XLNX has gained 0.18%, with a current price of 49.99.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 56.90%. Return of assets are at 11.60%, with return on investment at 14.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Xilinx Inc., XLNX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.38. While Total debt/equity is 0.61. With a profit margin of 25.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 69.60%, and operating margin of 30.30%. Xilinx Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 3.8, while the quick ratio is 3.6.

For the last year Xilinx Inc., XLNX has seen a EPS growth of -12.70%. A performance for the year of 11.00%. The 52-week high is -9.91%, and the 52-week low is 26.18%. The average volume for Xilinx Inc., XLNX is 1874595.

With a target price of 51.5, can Xilinx Inc., XLNX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Xilinx Inc., XLNX. Xilinx Inc. has a P/E of 23.35 and a forward P/E of 21.01. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.05. Xilinx Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.71 and 4.86 respectively. For P/cash, Xilinx Inc. has a value of 3.64, while it is 30.69 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 49.99, Xilinx Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.64%. We see a return on equity of 21.70%.

Looking more long-term Xilinx Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.67%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.16% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -12.70% for this year and for the last five years a -3.10% growth has been seen.

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