NASDAQ:PDFS - PDF Solutions Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.24 -0.88 (-6.71 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.12
Today's Range$12.23 - $13.13
52-Week Range$7.56 - $13.84
Volume85,900 shs
Average Volume150,357 shs
Market Capitalization$398.98 million
P/E Ratio-51.00
Dividend YieldN/A
PDF Solutions, Inc. provides infrastructure technologies and services to enhance yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits (IC) in the United States, Germany, Taiwan, China, and internationally. It offers manufacturing process solutions; volume manufacturing solutions; design-for-inspection (DFI) solutions; and design-for-manufacturability (DFM) solutions. The company also provides Characterization Vehicle (CV) infrastructure, which includes CV test chips, pdCV analysis software, and pdFasTest electrical testers; DFI infrastructure that comprises DFI on-chip instruments, eProbe contactless E-beam tool, and Exensio –char DFI software; FIRE software, which analyzes an IC design to compute its systematic and random yield loss; and Template technology that includes Templatyzer software and IP for identifying and developing a set of layout patterns. In addition, it offers Exensio enterprise-wide platform, which consists of Exensio-Yield that collects, loads, and stores yield data in an analysis-ready database, which enables product engineers to identify and analyze production yield, performance, reliability, and other issues; Exensio-Control, which provides fault detection and classification capabilities for monitoring, alarming, and controlling manufacturing tool sets; Exensio-Test that offers testing and analysis capability; and Exensio-Char, which encapsulates test structure analysis functionality of electrical and in-line inspection data from CV test chips and DFI on-chip instruments. The company sells its technologies and services through direct sales force, solution implementation teams, and strategic alliances to integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor design companies, and foundries in the microprocessors, memory, graphics, image sensor solutions, and communications segments. PDF Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PDFS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$85.79 million
Book Value$6.19 per share


Net Income$-7,720,000.00


Market Cap$398.98 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) Frequently Asked Questions

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The technology company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.09. The technology company earned $19.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.16 million. PDF Solutions had a negative net margin of 8.99% and a negative return on equity of 3.84%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 26.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.13 earnings per share. View PDF Solutions' Earnings History.

When is PDF Solutions' next earnings date?

PDF Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions.

What price target have analysts set for PDFS?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for PDF Solutions' stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate PDF Solutions' share price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PDF Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PDF Solutions?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PDF Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PDF Solutions.

Has PDF Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PDFS stock has trended neutral on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PDF Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of PDF Solutions' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of PDF Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PDF Solutions investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Nuance Communications (NUAN), Uniti Group (UNIT), Finisar (FNSR), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), Micron Technology (MU), Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Intrexon (XON) and CNX Resources (CNX).

Who are PDF Solutions' key executives?

PDF Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. John K. Kibarian, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55)
  • Dr. Kimon W. Michaels, Co-Founder, VP of Products & Solutions and Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Gregory C. Walker, Exec. Officer (Age 65)
  • Ms. Christine A. Russell, CFO & VP of Fin. (Age 69)
  • Mr. Andrzej Strojwas, Chief Technologist

Who are PDF Solutions' major shareholders?

PDF Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.04%), Divisar Capital Management LLC (3.63%), Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. (2.76%) and Cowen Prime Services LLC (2.31%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for PDF Solutions.

Which major investors are selling PDF Solutions stock?

PDFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Divisar Capital Management LLC, AlphaOne Investment Services LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Barclays PLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Cowen Prime Services LLC, TD Asset Management Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

Which major investors are buying PDF Solutions stock?

PDFS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Toronado Partners LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

How do I buy shares of PDF Solutions?

Shares of PDFS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PDF Solutions' stock price today?

One share of PDFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.24.

How big of a company is PDF Solutions?

PDF Solutions has a market capitalization of $398.98 million and generates $85.79 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-7,720,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.24) on an earnings per share basis.

What is PDF Solutions' official website?

The official website for PDF Solutions is

How can I contact PDF Solutions?

PDF Solutions' mailing address is 333 WEST SAN CARLOS STREET SUITE 1000, SAN JOSE CA, 95110. The technology company can be reached via phone at 408-280-7900.

MarketBeat Community Rating for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ PDFS)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  382
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PDF Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PDFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PDFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by Staff

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