Wasatch Advisors Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 43.5% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 164,677 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 126,924 shares during the period. Wasatch Advisors Inc.’s holdings in PDF Solutions were worth $2,585,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in PDFS. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of PDF Solutions by 0.6% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 111,844 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,840,000 after purchasing an additional 646 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 1.0% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 31,097 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $512,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 2.6% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 42,879 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $706,000 after acquiring an additional 1,084 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. lifted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 30.8% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 29,720 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $489,000 after acquiring an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 11.8% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 49,849 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $820,000 after acquiring an additional 5,259 shares during the period. 86.23% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) opened at $14.96 on Friday. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a 1-year low of $14.11 and a 1-year high of $23.93. The firm has a market capitalization of $490.08, a PE ratio of 106.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.99 and a beta of 1.48.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by ($0.01). PDF Solutions had a net margin of 4.08% and a return on equity of 2.10%. The firm had revenue of $26.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.67 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that PDF Solutions, Inc. will post 0.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

PDFS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine raised PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 25th. BidaskClub downgraded PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a 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 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.00.

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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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