The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Xilinx's revenues will contract -6.7% and EPS will wane -19.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $574.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.45.
Last quarter, Xilinx tallied revenue of $559.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $587.9 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.49. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q4 were 24% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 66.4%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 29.1%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 21.9%, 530 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.03.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 325 members out of 366 rating the stock outperform, and 41 members rating it underperform. Among 103 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 93 give Xilinx a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Xilinx is hold, with an average price target of $38.67.
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