Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) and MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE:MXL), are influenced by compare since they are both players in the Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits. These factors are particularly influence the dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation of the two firms.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Xilinx Inc. and MaxLinear Inc.
Table 2 shows us the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of both companies.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility & Risk
Xilinx Inc.’s 1.23 beta indicates that its volatility is 23.00% more volatile than that of Standard and Poor’s 500. From a competition point of view, MaxLinear Inc. has a 1.28 beta which is 28.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.
The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Xilinx Inc. are 8.2 and 7.5 respectively. Its competitor MaxLinear Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.6 and its Quick Ratio is 1.9. Xilinx Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than MaxLinear Inc.
Xilinx Inc. and MaxLinear Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
The average target price of Xilinx Inc. is $121.71, with potential upside of 26.49%.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Institutional investors owned 88% of Xilinx Inc. shares and 95.9% of MaxLinear Inc. shares. About 0.1% of Xilinx Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, 2.7% are MaxLinear Inc.’s share owned by insiders.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
For the past year Xilinx Inc. has stronger performance than MaxLinear Inc.
On 10 of the 12 factors Xilinx Inc. beats MaxLinear Inc.
Xilinx, Inc. designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide. Its programmable devices comprise integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs), such as programmable system on chips, and three dimensional ICs; software design tools to program the PLDs; software development environments and embedded platforms; targeted reference designs; printed circuit boards; and intellectual property (IP). The company 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, such as one-time programmable and in-system programmable storage devices to configure field programmable gate arrays. In addition, it provides design services, customer training, field engineering, and technical support. The company offers its products to electronic equipment manufacturers in sub-segments, such as wireline and data center, wireless, aerospace and defense, test and measurement, industrial, scientific and medical, automotive, audio, video and broadcast, and consumer. Xilinx, Inc. sells its products through a network of independent distributors; and through direct sales to original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing service providers by a network of independent sales representative firms and by a direct sales management organization. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
MaxLinear, Inc. provides radio-frequency (RF) and mixed-signal circuits for broadband communications, data center, metro, and long-haul transport network applications worldwide. The company offers RF receivers and RF receiver systems-on-chips to receive and demodulate broadband signals, modem solutions, and physical medium devices that provide a constant current source, current-to-voltage regulation, and data alignment and retiming functionality in optical interconnect applications. Its products are integrated into a range of electronic devices, including cable and terrestrial and satellite set-top boxes and gates, DOCSIS data and voice gateways, hybrid analog and digital televisions, satellite low-noise blocker transponders or outdoor units, and physical medium devices, as well as RF transceiver and modem devices for wireless access and backhaul applications. The company also offers laser modulator drivers, which deliver the current to the laser diode to operate for a particular application; transimpedance amplifiers that provide current-to-voltage conversion, converting the low-level current of a sensor to a voltage; and clock and data recovery circuits, which generate a clock from an approximate frequency reference and then phase-aligns to the transitions in the data stream with a phase-locked loop. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, module makers, and original design manufacturers through direct sales force, third party sales representatives, and a network of distributors. MaxLinear, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.
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