July 17 (Reuters) - Programmable chip maker Xilinx Inc reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly profit as sales rose in its wired communications, aerospace and defense businesses.
Net income rose to $157 million, or 56 cents per share, in the first quarter, compared with $129.8 million, or 47 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue fell 1 percent to $579 million.
Xilinx shares rose 5 percent in extended trade after closing at $43.53 on the Nasdaq on Wednesday.
Semiconductor chips made by Xilinx are sold off the shelf and can be programmed by customers.