Stocks Roundup Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), Allergan plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:AGN)

WI now owns 76,590 shares of the programmable devices maker's stock valued at $4,162,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Kentucky Retirement Systems bought a new stake in shares of Xilinx during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,106,000. Rosenbaum Jay D. now owns 23,270 shares of the programmable devices maker's stock valued at $1,348,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Xilinx by 95.3% in the third quarter.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. increased its stake in Xilinx, Inc. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,085 shares of the programmable devices maker's stock valued at $168,000 after buying an additional 766 shares during the period. Seven Eight Capital LP purchased a new stake in shares of Xilinx during the fourth quarter worth about $159,000.

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We've taken a serious look at this stock from a fundamental perspective, but the tale of the tape may offer more hints about what lies under the surface. (NASDAQ:XLNX) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm now has a $64.44 price target on the programmable devices maker's stock.

Shares of Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) opened at 55.10 on Monday.

Analysts are speculating a 25.72% move, based on the high target price ($70) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Xilinx, Inc.

Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) has a market capitalization of 13.72 Billion which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of Xilinx Inc. Therefore, if Xilinx, Inc. meet or beat analysts' forecasts of earnings, its earnings per share would see a decrease of about 0%. The business earned $586 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $579.58 million. Xilinx had a net margin of 26.58% and a return on equity of 23.89%. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.54 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Xilinx, Inc. will post $2.28 EPS for the current fiscal year. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 6th. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 3.90.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Xilinx in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. Mizuho initiated coverage on shares of Xilinx in a report on Thursday, March 2nd. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on shares of Xilinx from $57.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Xilinx from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $65.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. (XLNX) is 0.52 while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.49 suggesting the company fell short of the analysts' expectations. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $57.37.

In other Xilinx news, insider Vincent Tong sold 11,155 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, February 17th. Xilinx now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $58.42. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,164 shares in the company, valued at $1,190,482.56. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Victor Peng sold 12,234 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 16th. If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. Stock exchanged hands with the total volume of 0.45 Million shares, as contrast to its average volume of 2.84 Million shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 61,383 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,682,980.

Xilinx, Inc (Xilinx) is engaged in designing and developing programmable devices and associated technologies.

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