Lucio Lanza Sells 15,000 Shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Stock
PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) Director Lucio Lanza sold 15,000 shares of PDF Solutions stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.61, for a total value of $249,150.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 335,623 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,574,698.03. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Lucio Lanza also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, June 9th, Lucio Lanza sold 45,000 shares of PDF Solutions stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.57, for a total value of $790,650.00.
- On Wednesday, May 24th, Lucio Lanza sold 30,000 shares of PDF Solutions stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.50, for a total value of $495,000.00.
Shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) traded up 0.92% on Friday, reaching $16.42. The company had a trading volume of 197,768 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $527.77 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 71.70 and a beta of 1.53. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a 1-year low of $13.18 and a 1-year high of $24.44. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $16.98 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.11.
PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The technology company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.12. PDF Solutions had a net margin of 7.07% and a return on equity of 4.31%. The firm had revenue of $24.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.03 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.17 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that PDF Solutions, Inc. will post $0.58 earnings per share for the current year.
Several analysts have weighed in on the company. ValuEngine downgraded PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. Northland Securities cut PDF Solutions from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, February 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.67.
A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of PDFS. Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 4.4% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 8,800 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $199,000 after buying an additional 372 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in PDF Solutions by 9.8% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 9,373 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $212,000 after buying an additional 833 shares during the last quarter. MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd purchased a new position in shares of PDF Solutions during the first quarter valued at about $222,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new position in shares of PDF Solutions during the first quarter valued at about $222,000. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new stake in PDF Solutions during the first quarter valued at $225,000. 77.44% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
PDF Solutions Company Profile
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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