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Executive Summary

Xilinx, Inc. designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Xilinx's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: XLNX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




AT Semiconductor


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1 Year Return




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AT Market

Return vs Industry: XLNX underperformed the Austrian Semiconductor industry which returned 46.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XLNX exceeded the Austrian Market which returned -19.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.9%0.4%5.0%
30 Day-1.1%6.2%-0.4%
90 Day7.9%7.0%-14.4%
1 Year-13.0%-14.4%51.4%46.7%-18.2%-19.2%
3 Year43.5%36.2%63.1%51.3%-15.1%-21.6%
5 Yearn/a117.9%94.0%12.5%-1.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Xilinx's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

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Is Xilinx undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: XLNX (€80.38) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€67.48)

Significantly Below Fair Value: XLNX is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: XLNX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the Semiconductor industry average (28.9x).

PE vs Market: XLNX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the Austrian market (10.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: XLNX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.8x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: XLNX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.7x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (2.4x).

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Future Growth

How is Xilinx forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 26 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XLNX's forecast earnings growth (4.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: XLNX's earnings (4.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Austrian market (21.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: XLNX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: XLNX's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Austrian market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XLNX's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: XLNX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.2%)

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Past Performance

How has Xilinx performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: XLNX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: XLNX's current net profit margins (25.1%) are lower than last year (29.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XLNX's earnings have grown by 9.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XLNX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: XLNX had negative earnings growth (-10.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (-20.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: XLNX's Return on Equity (34.2%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Xilinx's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XLNX's short term assets ($2.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: XLNX's short term assets ($2.9B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XLNX's debt to equity ratio (54%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: XLNX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 60.1% to 54% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: XLNX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (95.3%).

Interest Coverage: XLNX earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Xilinx's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: XLNX's dividend (1.61%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.71%).

High Dividend: XLNX's dividend (1.61%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (5.01%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: XLNX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: XLNX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47%), XLNX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: XLNX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.4% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Victor Peng (59yo)





Mr. Victor Peng has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Xilinx, Inc. since February 2018. He is Director of KLA-Tencor Corporation since February 1, 2019. He joined Xilinx, Inc.in April 2008. He  ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Victor's total compensation ($USD6.59M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD3.95M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Victor's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Victor Peng
President2.33yrsUS$6.59m0.029% $5.7m
Salil Raje
Executive VP & GM of Data Center Group3yrsUS$2.62m0.010% $2.0m
William Madden
Executive VP and GM of Wired & Wireless Group2.83yrsUS$2.62m0.0034% $693.8k
Mark Wadlington
Senior Vice President of Core Markets Group0.17yrUS$2.52m0.0016% $327.8k
Brice Hill
Executive VP & CFOno datano data0.00016% $32.2k
Vincent Tong
Executive Vice President of Global Operations & Quality5.33yrsUS$2.51m0.015% $3.0m
Sumeet Gagneja
Corporate VP of Finance0.58yrno data0.00056% $112.6k
Ivo Bolsens
Senior VP & CTO12.33yrsno datano data
Kevin Cooney
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer15yrsno datano data
Matt Poirier
Senior VP of Corporate Development & Investor Relations and Treasurer2.33yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: XLNX's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Victor Peng
President2.33yrsUS$6.59m0.029% $5.7m
Dennis Segers
Independent Chairman of the Board4.42yrsUS$377.43k0.0042% $852.7k
Ronald Jankov
Independent Director4yrsUS$289.18k0.0046% $919.1k
Marshall Turner
Independent Director13.17yrsUS$291.68k0.018% $3.7m
Elizabeth Vanderslice
Independent Director19.42yrsUS$304.68k0.014% $2.9m
Thomas Lee
Independent Director4yrsUS$286.68k0.0033% $671.7k
J. Patterson
Independent Director14.58yrsUS$312.18k0.011% $2.2m
Jon Olson
Independent Directorno dataUS$152.26k0.0018% $370.1k
Saar Gillai
Independent Director4yrsUS$286.68k0.0032% $637.5k
Raman Chitkara
Independent Director1.75yrsUS$277.35k0.0014% $281.6k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: XLNX's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: XLNX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Xilinx, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Xilinx, Inc.
  • Ticker: XLNX
  • Exchange: WBAG
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$22.359b
  • Listing Market Cap: US$20.112b
  • Shares outstanding: 243.16m
  • Website: https://www.xilinx.com

Number of Employees


  • Xilinx, Inc.
  • 2100 Logic Drive
  • San Jose
  • California
  • 95124
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XLNXNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1990
XIXDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1990
XIXXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1990
XLNX *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJun 1990
0M1ULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJun 1990
XLNX-UETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURJun 1990
XLNXWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURJun 1990
X1LN34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 2 COMBRBRLDec 2019


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. Xilinx, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/31 07:24
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/03/28

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.