PDF Solutions Company Profile (NASDAQ:PDFS)

About PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)

PDF Solutions logoPDF Solutions, Inc. is a provider of infrastructure technologies and services for integrated circuits (IC). The Company's technologies and services focus on the IC manufacturing process life cycle. It operates in the segment of licensing and implementation of yield improvement solutions for integrated circuit manufacturers. The Company's solutions combine software, test chips, an electrical wafer test system, methodologies and professional services. The Company has developed solutions for yield simulation, analysis, loss detection, and improvement. Its characterization vehicle infrastructure (CVi) enables customers to electrically characterize the manufacturing process, and establish fail-rate information needed to calibrate manufacturing yield models and prioritize yield improvement activities. Its Exensio YieldAware solution combines software and services to enable customers to collect and combine product test data and equipment signals during production.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Testing
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PDFS
  • CUSIP: 69328210
  • Web: www.pdf.com
  • Market Cap: $504.39 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,333,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.42
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $17.15
  • 52 Week Range: $14.11 - $24.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 92.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.67
  • P/E Growth: 2.32
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $104.27 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.84
  • Book Value: $6.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.48
  • EBITDA: $9.44 million
  • Net Margins: 5.29%
  • Return on Equity: 2.78%
  • Return on Assets: 2.49%
  • Current Ratio: 8.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 8.80%
  • Average Volume: 226,488 shs.
  • Beta: 1.4
  • Short Ratio: 9.77

Frequently Asked Questions for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)

What is PDF Solutions' stock symbol?

PDF Solutions trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PDFS."

How were PDF Solutions' earnings last quarter?

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $24.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.58 million. PDF Solutions had a net margin of 5.29% and a return on equity of 2.78%. PDF Solutions's quarterly revenue was down 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.16 earnings per share. View PDF Solutions' Earnings History.

When will PDF Solutions make its next earnings announcement?

PDF Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions.

Where is PDF Solutions' stock going? Where will PDF Solutions' stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for PDF Solutions' shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate PDF Solutions' stock price to reach $20.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for PDF Solutions.

Who are some of PDF Solutions' key competitors?

Who are PDF Solutions' key executives?

PDF Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Lucio L. Lanza Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John K. Kibarian Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Gregory C. Walker, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance
  • Cornelis D. Hartgring Ph.D., Vice President - Client Services and Sales
  • Kimon W. Michaels Ph.D., Vice President-Products and Solutions, Director
  • Kwang-Hyun Kim Ph.D., Vice President - Business Development, PDF Solutions Semiconductor Technology Korea Limited
  • Joseph R. Bronson, Independent Director
  • Marco Iansiti, Independent Director

Who owns PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (1.20%). Company insiders that own PDF Solutions stock include Cornelis Hartgring, Gregory C Walker, Kwangh Kim, Lucio Lanza and R Stephen Heinrichs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PDF Solutions.

Who sold PDF Solutions stock? Who is selling PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc.. Company insiders that have sold PDF Solutions stock in the last year include Gregory C Walker, Kwangh Kim and Lucio Lanza. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

How do I buy PDF Solutions stock?

Shares of PDF Solutions can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PDF Solutions' stock price today?

One share of PDF Solutions stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ PDFS)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  67 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  94 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  161
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PDF Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (28.21% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Price Target History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Analysts' Ratings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/3/2017Northland SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$22.00MediumView Rating Details
7/28/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> Hold$22.00 -> $18.00HighView Rating Details
10/13/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Earnings by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Earnings History by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ PDFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.13N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.02$0.08$26.58 million$24.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.14$0.02$27.03 million$24.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2017Q4 2016$0.17$0.17$28.33 million$28.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.17$0.17$26.49 million$27.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2$0.18$0.17$25.66 million$26.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.17$0.17$25.14 million$25.08 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.14$0.18$23.50 million$24.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.19$0.18$24.13 million$23.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.08$0.18$22.30 million$23.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1$0.32$0.26$31.03 million$26.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q4$0.24$0.29$25.06 million$26.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.04$0.20$22.00 million$22.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q2$0.31$0.28$27.90 million$24.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.29$0.30$26.50 million$27.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q4$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.25$25.00 million$24.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.12
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.35
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q4 20171$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q1 20181$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20181$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q3 20181$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.45%
Insider Trades by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell60,000$15.00$900,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell45,000$17.57$790,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell30,000$16.50$495,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell15,000$16.61$249,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Kwangh KimVPSell6,000$21.91$131,460.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Kwangh KimVPSell6,000$23.00$138,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Gregory C WalkerCFOSell6,229$19.85$123,645.65View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Gregory C WalkerCFOSell2,665$15.90$42,373.50View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Gregory C. WalkerCFOSell2,382$17.00$40,494.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Cornelis HartgringVPSell15,631$16.66$260,412.46View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Cornelis HartgringVPSell14,031$16.66$233,756.46View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016R Stephen HeinrichsDirectorBuy6,118$14.24$87,120.32View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015R Stephen HeinrichsDirectorSell35,000$16.48$576,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Gregory C WalkerCFOSell117,401$17.52$2,056,865.52View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Gregory C WalkerCFOSell13,852$33.60$465,427.20View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Cornelis HartgringVPSell34,400$17.57$604,408.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Cornelis HartgringVPSell65,600$17.48$1,146,688.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Lucio LanzaDirectorSell32,000$19.00$608,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Albert Yc YuDirectorSell7,501$22.25$166,897.25View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Gregory C WalkerCFOSell2,319$23.11$53,592.09View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell4,292$22.80$97,857.60View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell21,320$21.84$465,628.80View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell3,997$21.43$85,655.71View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Albert Yc YuDirectorSell5,257$21.05$110,659.85View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Albert Yc YuDirectorSell3,490$20.56$71,754.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell3,951$20.95$82,773.45View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell1,181$20.83$24,600.23View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell15,028$20.98$315,287.44View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell1,086$18.28$19,852.08View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Albert Yc YuDirectorSell2,313$18.50$42,790.50View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell2,688$17.05$45,830.40View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Cornelis HartgringVPSell20,000$11.58$231,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Cornelis HartgringVPSell10,000$11.20$112,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012Cornelis HartgringVPSell10,000$10.76$107,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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