PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The technology company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by ($0.02), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $22.56 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.00 million. PDF Solutions had a negative return on equity of 3.66% and a negative net margin of 8.70%.
Shares of PDF Solutions stock traded down $0.81 during trading on Friday, hitting $16.84. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 182,287 shares, compared to its average volume of 95,645. PDF Solutions has a 52 week low of $10.40 and a 52 week high of $17.88. The stock has a market cap of $536.04 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -76.55 and a beta of 1.40. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $16.83 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $14.74.
A number of research firms have weighed in on PDFS. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of PDF Solutions in a research note on Friday, November 1st. BidaskClub cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 28th. ValuEngine cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.17.
PDF Solutions Company Profile
PDF Solutions, Inc provides hardware, software, and intellectual property products to integrated circuit (IC) vendors in the United States, China, Taiwan, Germany, and internationally. It offers Exensio platform, which consists of Exensio-Yield that collects 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 data collection and analysis capability; Exensio Characterization, which encapsulates test structure analysis functionality of electrical and in-line inspection data from CV test chips and design-for-inspection DFI on-chip instruments; and Exensio ALPS that provides device manufacturers with the capability to link all device data, including fabrication and characterization data from every step of the product life cycle.
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