Xilinx Inc (NASDAQ:XLNX).
Baird Financial Group, Inc. says it decreased its ownership in Xilinx Inc shares by 1.0% in the last quarter. Its position was worth $13,121,000 an increase of $1,090,000 as of quarter end.
Baird Financial Group, Inc. isn’t the only one who has changed their investment in XLNX. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS grew its ownership by buying 21,789 shares an increase of 118.2%. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS owns 40,218 shares valued at $2,849,000. The total value of its holdings increased 140.4%. Omers Administration Corp bolstered its investment by buying 26,100 shares an increase of 76.1% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Omers Administration Corp controls 60,400 shares with a value of $4,278,000. The value of the position overall is up by 93.9%.
As of quarter end Agf Investments Inc. had sold 64,046 shares trimming its stake by 33.5%. The value of the investment in (XLNX) went from $12,309,000 to $9,011,000 a change of 26.8% quarter over quarter.
October 27 investment analysts at Robert W. Baird left the company rating at “Hold” projecting a price of $68.00. Equity analyst Barclays PLC raised the price target on October 26 changing the price objective from $65.00 to $67.00 and issued a “Equal Weight” rating.
Deutsche Bank AG raised the price target of the stock on October 26 boosting the projection from $63.00 to $65.00 and stated a “Hold” rating. On October 18 BMO Capital Markets made no change to the stock rating of “Buy” with a current price target of $80.00.
KeyCorp released guidance on XLNX stating a rating of “Buy” and establishing a price target of $78.00. Equity analyst MKM Partners raised the price target on October 8 changing the forecast from $63.00 to $78.00 and issued a “Neutral” recommendation.
The company is so far trading down by 1.25% since yesterday’s close of 72.05. The company’s P/E ratio is 29.90 and the market cap is 17.86B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.38 with 250.95M shares presently outstanding.
Traders are a little more bullish on shares of Xilinx Inc if you put credence in the decrease in short interest. The company experienced a fall in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of -28.80%. Short shares fell from 21,675,746 to 15,432,549 over that period. The days to cover decreased to 9.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.06% as of October 13.