Headlines about PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PDF Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.2389571009023 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Several research firms have recently commented on PDFS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub downgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Northland Securities set a $22.00 target price on shares of PDF Solutions and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Craig Hallum downgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $22.00 to $18.00 in a report on Friday, July 28th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.00.

Shares of PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) opened at $15.79 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $504.46, a price-to-earnings ratio of 112.79, a P/E/G ratio of 24.67 and a beta of 1.38. PDF Solutions has a 12 month low of $14.11 and a 12 month high of $24.44.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $26.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.67 million. PDF Solutions had a net margin of 4.08% and a return on equity of 2.10%. PDF Solutions’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 company earned $0.17 EPS. analysts predict that PDF Solutions will post 0.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Lucio Lanza sold 60,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction 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 sale, the director now owns 318,967 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,784,505. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 16.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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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