PDF Solutions Company Profile (NASDAQ:PDFS)

About PDF Solutions

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
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PDFS
  • CUSIP: 69328210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.18
  • 52-Week Range: $9.88 - $24.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 78.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.80
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
  • Market Cap: $697.55M
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,635,000
  • Beta: 1.57
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.46%
  • Return on Equity: 5.71%
  • Return on Assets: 5.16%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 9.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 9.49%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50 (6.58% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> Hold$17.00View Rating Details
2/14/2016Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$21.50 -> $16.80View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017        
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$22.40 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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q2 20161$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q3 20162$0.09$0.10$0.10
Q4 20162$0.12$0.13$0.13
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 History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.48%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. :PDFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 15, 2017 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 6:44 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. :PDFS-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 16, 2017 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 6:44 PM
News IconDoes PDF Solutions Inc’s (PDFS) share price already account for its high growth? (NASDAQ:PDFS)
simplywall.st - February 15 at 4:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PDFS earnings conference call or presentation 13-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 11:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 PDF Solutions Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:PDFS)
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 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 2:50 AM
4-traders.com logoPDF : matches Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.4-traders.com - February 13 at 9:50 PM
globenewswire.com logoPDF Solutions® Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results (NASDAQ:PDFS)
globenewswire.com - February 13 at 9:50 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions matches Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:PDFS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PDFS-US : January 30, 2017 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 8:36 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results Release Date (NASDAQ:PDFS)
feeds.benzinga.com - January 26 at 7:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PDFS) : January 19, 2017 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 19 at 11:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PDFS-US : January 18, 2017 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 8:39 AM
News IconShould You Avoid PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS)? (NASDAQ:PDFS)
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News IconApple Users Gain Control of PDF Files with Nuance PDF Converter for Mac (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.enhancedonlinenews.com - December 6 at 9:27 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:PDFS)
biz.yahoo.com - November 30 at 12:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoProfessor Marco Iansiti Joins PDF Solutions® Board of Directors (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 2:12 PM
fool.com logoThese 2 Stocks Have Doubled Investors' Money in a Year (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.fool.com - November 17 at 2:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Financials (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 7:03 PM
News IconPower PDF Helps Carrus Hospital Advance Strategic Initiatives (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.healthitoutcomes.com - November 16 at 10:29 AM
mysmartrend.com logoPDF Solutions Shares Up 79.4% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (PDFS) (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.mysmartrend.com - November 15 at 10:29 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoPDF SOLUTIONS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:PDFS)
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 10:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to PDF Solutions, Inc. : November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - November 2 at 7:03 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. :PDFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 31 at 6:35 PM
mysmartrend.com logoPDF Solutions Has Returned 76.8% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (PDFS) (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 29 at 9:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PDFS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Oct-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 29 at 9:42 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions meets 3Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:PDFS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 28 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Reports Third Fiscal Quarter Results (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:01 pm PDF Solutions misses by $0.01, beats on revs (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 6:49 PM
publicnow.com logoPDF Solutions Reports Third Fiscal Quarter Results (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.publicnow.com - October 27 at 6:49 PM
publicnow.com logoPDF Solutions Reports 2016 Third Fiscal Quarter Results (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.publicnow.com - October 27 at 6:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 PDF Solutions Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:PDFS)
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 11:39 AM
mysmartrend.com logoPDF Solutions Up 65.6% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (PDFS) (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 21 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Analyst Day 2016 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 10:14 AM
publicnow.com logoPDF Solutions Analyst Day 2016 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.publicnow.com - October 21 at 10:14 AM
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www.prnewschannel.com - October 19 at 11:48 AM
mysmartrend.com logoPDF Solutions Up 59.5% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (PDFS) (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 13 at 6:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solution's Price Target Boosted From $20 To $30 By D.A. Davidson (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 6:51 PM
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www.4-traders.com - October 10 at 11:27 AM
sbwire.com logoPoint-of-Sale (POS) Terminals Market Rising as Retail Giants Spreading Business Across the Globe (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.sbwire.com - October 10 at 11:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces Third Fiscal Quarter 2016 Financial Results Release Date (NASDAQ:PDFS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 11:54 AM
News IconBLOG: Oil, Gas Technology and the Power of the PDF (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.rigzone.com - October 1 at 11:58 AM
News IconfCoder Group, Inc. introducing Print Conductor 5.2 - With Improved PDF Printing Engine (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.prlog.org - September 28 at 6:27 PM
mysmartrend.com logoPDF Solutions Up 53.0% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (PDFS) (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 28 at 6:27 PM
News IconDatalogics announces PDF Optimization, a new feature for Adobe PDF Library v15 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.prnewschannel.com - September 27 at 11:19 AM
News IconezPDF Reader: PDF Reader, Annotator & Form Filler for iPad (NASDAQ:PDFS)
itunes.apple.com - September 22 at 6:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PDFS) : September 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 19 at 6:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PDFS-US : September 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 16 at 10:12 AM
mysmartrend.com logoPDF Solutions Has Returned 40.0% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (PDFS) (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 15 at 10:11 AM

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What is PDF Solutions' stock symbol?

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

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

2 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for PDF Solutions' stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate PDF Solutions' share price to reach $23.50 in the next year.

When will PDF Solutions announce their earnings?

PDF Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Who owns PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT (6.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.77%), Lyon Street Capital LLC (2.02%), RK Capital Management LLC (1.89%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.83%) and State Street Corp (1.49%). Company insiders that own PDF Solutions stock include Cornelis Hartgring, Gregory C Walker, Kwangh Kim and R Stephen Heinrichs.

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 Lyon Street Capital LLC, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Royce & Associates LP, RK Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, GSA Capital Partners LLP and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold PDF Solutions stock in the last year include Cornelis Hartgring, Gregory C Walker and Kwangh Kim.

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

PDF Solutions' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Divisar Capital Management LLC, Castleark Management LLC, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Millrace Asset Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Telemark Asset Management LLC and ARS Investment Partners LLC.

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 $22.05.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff