Earnings Around the Corner for Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX)

Earnings is just around the corner for Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) as the firm is slated to issue their report on 10/19/2016 4:30:00 PM.  The firm has most recently posted quarter over quarter growth of 12.30% and sales growth of 4.70% quarter over quarter.  

In terms of the trend lines, Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) shares are currently -9.64% off of their 52-week high and 26.56% off from the 52-week low point.  The stock is 4.99% from the 200-day moving average and -5.28% from the 50-day average.  The Relative Strength Index for the stock stands at 32.13.

Increased volatility should be expected heading into and immediately after the Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) earnings report.  According to the most recent data, the average true range stands at 1.04 which is a measure of the most recent volatility.  The number is an exponential 14-day moving average of the True Ranges (range of each trading day’s high and low).  The average volatility for the week stands at 2.29% and 1.78% for the past month. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) stands at 0.78.  

Potential Upside

So is there any potential upside for the stock if Xilinx Inc. is able to meet or beat earnings?  Analysts, on a consensus basis have a $51.50 on the stock, compared to a recent bid of $50.14.  The average broker recommendation yields a score of 2.50, which is an integer based calculation from all of the buy, sell and hold recommendations from sell-side analysts.  


Heading into the earnings report, 0.30% shares are held by company insiders.  On the institutional front, 97.00% of Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) are owned by firms or funds.  Over the past few months, insider transactions have trended -22.74% while institutions saw a change of 0.01% in company stock. 


Year to date, Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) holders have seen returns of 8.44%.  Over the past month the stock moved -5.87% and most recently shares over the past five trading days have moved -6.61%.

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