April 23 (Reuters) - Xilinx Inc, a maker of programmable chips, forecast current-quarter revenue largely below analysts' estimates, sending the company's shares down 6 percent in extended trading.
Xilinx said it expected first-quarter revenue to stay flat to rise 4 percent from the fourth quarter.
This works out to revenue of $617.8 million-$642.5 million for the quarter ending June.
Analysts on average were expecting $638.4 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting by Aurindom Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti Pandey)