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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 13638.06. Since its IPO date on the 6/18/1990, Xilinx, Inc., XLNX performance year to date is 17.37%. Today Xilinx, Inc., XLNX has gained 0.67%, with a current price of 54.37.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 96.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 54.00%. Return of assets are at 12.30%, 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 0.6. With a profit margin of 26.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 69.50%, and operating margin of 30.60%. Xilinx, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 4, while the quick ratio is 3.8.

For the last year Xilinx, Inc., XLNX has seen a EPS growth of -12.70%. A performance for the year of 10.95%. The 52-week high is -2.02%, and the 52-week low is 37.23%. The average volume for Xilinx, Inc., XLNX is 291573.

With a target price of 52.06, can Xilinx, Inc., XLNX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Xilinx, Inc., XLNX. Xilinx, Inc. has a P/E of 23.79 and a forward P/E of 22.93. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.1. Xilinx, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.95 and 5.2 respectively. For P/cash, Xilinx, Inc. has a value of 3.91, while it is 24.51 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 54.37, Xilinx, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.44%. We see a return on equity of 23.10%.

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 5.18% 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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