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Xilinx, Inc is a semiconductors business based in the US. Xilinx shares (XLNX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Xilinx employs 4,891 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.1 billion.
|52-week range||USD$66.9475 - USD$154.93|
|50-day moving average||USD$137.7324|
|200-day moving average||USD$126.1083|
|Wall St. target price||USD$139.07|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.51 (1.16%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.499|
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Valuing Xilinx stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Xilinx's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Xilinx's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, Xilinx shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Xilinx's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.6258. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Xilinx's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Xilinx's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$955.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Xilinx's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$3.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||25.02%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$2.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||8.92%|
|Return on equity TTM||23.7%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$31.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 9.0 million Xilinx shares held short by investors – that's known as Xilinx's "short interest". This figure is 40.8% up from 6.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Xilinx shares can be evaluated.
Xilinx's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Xilinx shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Xilinx shares traded daily (recently around 2.9 million). Xilinx's SIR currently stands at 3.07. In other words for every 100,000 Xilinx shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3070 shares are currently held short.
However Xilinx's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Xilinx shares, or, against the total number of tradable Xilinx shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Xilinx's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Xilinx shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0475% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Xilinx shares, roughly 48 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Xilinx.
Find out more about how you can short Xilinx stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Xilinx.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 23.87
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Xilinx's overall score of 23.87 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 32nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Xilinx is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 9.59/100
Xilinx's environmental score of 9.59 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Xilinx is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 6.88/100
Xilinx's social score of 6.88 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Xilinx is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 11.91/100
Xilinx's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Xilinx is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
|Total ESG score||23.87|
|Total ESG percentile||31.68|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
Dividend payout ratio: 37.62% of net profits
Recently Xilinx has paid out, on average, around 37.62% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Xilinx shareholders could enjoy a 1.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Xilinx's case, that would currently equate to about $1.51 per share.
While Xilinx's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Xilinx may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Xilinx's most recent dividend payout was on 2 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Xilinx's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 28 December 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Xilinx shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Xilinx shares which in turn could have impacted Xilinx's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Xilinx's shares have ranged in value from as little as $66.9475 up to $154.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Xilinx's is 1.0245. This would suggest that Xilinx's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Xilinx, Inc. designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide. The company offers integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), such as programmable system on chips, and three dimensional ICs; adaptive compute acceleration platform; software design tools to program the PLDs; software development environments and embedded platforms; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards; and intellectual property (IP) core licenses covering Ethernet, memory controllers, Interlaken, and peripheral component interconnect express interfaces, as well as domain-specific IP in the areas of embedded, digital signal processing and connectivity, and market-specific IP cores. It also offers development boards; development kits, including hardware, design tools, IP, and reference designs that are designed to streamline and accelerate the development of domain-specific and market-specific applications; and configuration products comprising one-time programmable and in-system programmable storage devices to configure field programmable gate arrays. In addition, it provides design, customer training, field engineering, and technical support services. The company offers its products to electronic equipment manufacturers in sub- markets, such as data center, wireless, wireline, aerospace and defense, test and measurement, industrial, scientific and medical, automotive, audio, video and broadcast, and consumer. It sells its products through a network of independent distributors; and through direct sales to original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing service providers, as well as independent sales representatives. The company has a collaboration with Kameleon Security to develop cybersecurity solution for servers, cloud computing, and data centers. Xilinx, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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