Equities analysts expect that PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) will post $26.51 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for PDF Solutions’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $26.52 million and the lowest is $26.50 million. PDF Solutions reported sales of $28.43 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 6.8%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Monday, February 12th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that PDF Solutions will report full year sales of $26.51 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $101.60 million to $101.61 million. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post sales of $115.74 million per share, with estimates ranging from $111.10 million to $120.00 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for PDF Solutions.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $26.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.67 million. PDF Solutions had a return on equity of 2.10% and a net margin of 4.08%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.17 EPS.

PDFS has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine raised PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Northland Securities raised PDF Solutions from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. PDF Solutions currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.00.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 154.7% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,648,594 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $27,119,000 after buying an additional 1,001,408 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 4.1% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,335,084 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $20,680,000 after purchasing an additional 52,067 shares in the last quarter. Cowen Prime Services LLC increased its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 15.9% in the 3rd quarter. Cowen Prime Services LLC now owns 1,295,900 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $20,073,000 after purchasing an additional 177,717 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 4.8% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,176,585 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $19,356,000 after purchasing an additional 54,358 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Divisar Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 97.9% in the 2nd quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 821,968 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $13,521,000 after purchasing an additional 406,621 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.40% of the company’s stock.

Shares of PDF Solutions (PDFS) traded up $0.01 on Wednesday, reaching $16.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 546,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 213,995. PDF Solutions has a 12 month low of $14.11 and a 12 month high of $24.44. The firm has a market cap of $519.15, a PE ratio of 116.07, a P/E/G ratio of 25.39 and a beta of 1.47.

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About PDF Solutions

PDF 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.

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