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: Technical & System Software
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PDFS
  • CUSIP: 69328210
  • Web: www.pdf.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $530.66 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,142,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.61
  • 52 Week Range: $13.18 - $24.44
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 72.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.75
  • P/E Growth: 1.56
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $106.67 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.97
  • Book Value: $6.33 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.61
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $13.54 million
  • Net Margins: 8.46%
  • Return on Equity: 5.71%
  • Return on Assets: 5.16%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 9.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 9.49%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 171,898 shs.
  • Beta: 1.57
  • Short Ratio: 7.19
 

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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $24.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $27.03 million. PDF Solutions had a net margin of 8.46% and a return on equity of 5.71%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. View PDF Solutions' Earnings History.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for PDF Solutions' stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate PDF Solutions' stock price to reach $23.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for PDF Solutions.

Are investors shorting PDF Solutions?

PDF Solutions saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,960,472 shares, an increase of 35.4% from the April 28th total of 1,447,807 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 265,560 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.4 days. Currently, 7.1% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of PDF Solutions' key competitors?

Who owns PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (5.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.82%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.51%), Snyder Capital Management L P (3.40%), Cowen Prime Services LLC (3.31%) and Falcon Point Capital LLC (2.12%). 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 Falcon Point Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Lyon Street Capital LLC, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Morgan Stanley, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA and Cadence Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold PDF Solutions stock in the last year include Cornelis Hartgring, Gregory C Walker, Kwangh Kim and Lucio Lanza. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

Who bought PDF Solutions stock? Who is buying PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Pax World Management LLC, Divisar Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., State of Wisconsin Investment Board, United Services Automobile Association and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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.

How much does a share of PDF Solutions stock cost?

One share of PDF Solutions stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.51.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50 (42.34% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017Northland SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformHighView Rating Details
10/13/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> Hold$17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.31
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q1 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q2 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q4 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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: 79.48%
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
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Latest Headlines for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Short Interest Up 35.4% in May
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 7:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Director Sells $495,000.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 4:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Director Lucio Lanza Sells 15,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 4:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 9:26 AM
prnewswire.com logoAgiloft Ranks in Top Three on Capterra's Top Contract Management Software List
www.prnewswire.com - May 12 at 12:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PDFS) : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PDFS-US : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact PDF Solutions (PDFS) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Lowered to Market Perform at Northland Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 2:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Releases Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given $25.83 Consensus Price Target by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PDFS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 8:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 7:37 PM
marketbeat.com logoPDF Solutions misses Street 1Q forecasts
marketbeat.com - April 27 at 5:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.03 Earnings Per Share Expected for PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions (PDFS) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 1:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions (PDFS) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 9:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces First Fiscal Quarter 2017 Financial Results Release Date
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 7:00 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces First Fiscal Quarter 2017 Financial Results Release Date
feeds.benzinga.com - April 21 at 4:22 PM
businesswire.com logoEIZO Rugged Solutions Announces CUDA-Based Single-Slot 3U VPX GPGPU/SBC Solution for SWaP-Conscious Airborne-ISR Customers
www.businesswire.com - April 19 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions (PDFS) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.02
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 7:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions (PDFS) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PDFS-US : April 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $26.93 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given Average Rating of "" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 11:49 AM
prnewswire.com logoITI and Anark Corporation form strategic partnership to provide production-quality 3D PDF technical document publishing and validation
www.prnewswire.com - March 16 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:22 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given $25.83 Average Price Target by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PDFS earnings conference call or presentation 13-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 11:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 PDF Solutions Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - February 14 at 11:12 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:01 pm PDF Solutions reports EPS in-line, revs in-line
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 2:50 AM
globenewswire.com logoPDF Solutions® Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results
globenewswire.com - February 13 at 9:50 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results Release Date
feeds.benzinga.com - January 26 at 7:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - November 30 at 12:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoProfessor Marco Iansiti Joins PDF Solutions® Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 2:12 PM
fool.com logoThese 2 Stocks Have Doubled Investors' Money in a Year
www.fool.com - November 17 at 2:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 7:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 10:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PDFS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Oct-16 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 29 at 9:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Reports Third Fiscal Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:01 pm PDF Solutions misses by $0.01, beats on revs
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 6:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 PDF Solutions Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 11:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Analyst Day 2016
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solution's Price Target Boosted From $20 To $30 By D.A. Davidson
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 6:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces Third Fiscal Quarter 2016 Financial Results Release Date
finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 11:54 AM

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