PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) Director Lucio Lanza sold 60,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.00, for a total transaction of $900,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 318,967 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,784,505. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

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 transaction 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 transaction of $495,000.00.

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ PDFS) traded down 4.03% during trading on Monday, reaching $14.53. 301,562 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.10 and a 200-day moving average of $19.30. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a 52 week low of $14.36 and a 52 week high of $24.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $469.80 million, a PE ratio of 85.98 and a beta of 1.49.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.06. PDF Solutions had a return on equity of 2.78% and a net margin of 5.29%. The company had revenue of $24.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.58 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.16 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that PDF Solutions, Inc. will post $0.44 EPS for the current year.

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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 154.7% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,648,594 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $27,119,000 after buying an additional 1,001,408 shares in the last quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 97.9% in the second quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 821,968 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $13,521,000 after buying an additional 406,621 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 266.2% in the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 227,478 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,742,000 after buying an additional 165,357 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 23.0% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 681,202 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $11,206,000 after buying an additional 127,162 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of PDF Solutions during the second quarter worth $1,812,000. Institutional investors own 77.97% of the company’s stock.

PDFS has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. Craig Hallum lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $22.00 to $18.00 in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Northland Securities set a $22.00 price objective on shares of PDF Solutions and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.33.

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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