Analysts expect PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) to post earnings of ($0.03) per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for PDF Solutions’ earnings. PDF Solutions posted earnings of $0.13 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 123.1%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, February 21st.

On average, analysts expect that PDF Solutions will report full year earnings of $0.07 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.06 to $0.07. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $0.26 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.25 to $0.26. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for PDF Solutions.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 8th. The technology company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.01. PDF Solutions had a negative net margin of 7.79% and a negative return on equity of 3.61%. The firm had revenue of $20.21 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.11 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 23.8% on a year-over-year basis.

PDFS has been the subject of several research reports. TheStreet cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 6th. DA Davidson dropped their price objective on shares of PDF Solutions from $18.00 to $13.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. BidaskClub raised shares of PDF Solutions from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 12th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 1st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, PDF Solutions presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.00.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. OppenheimerFunds Inc. grew its stake in PDF Solutions by 99.5% during the 2nd quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 2,004,835 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $24,018,000 after acquiring an additional 999,845 shares in the last quarter. Keybank National Association OH grew its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 27.3% in the 2nd quarter. Keybank National Association OH now owns 38,424 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $460,000 after buying an additional 8,238 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 22.0% in the 2nd quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 245,449 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,941,000 after buying an additional 44,324 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 6.9% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,868,851 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $46,350,000 after buying an additional 249,043 shares during the period. Finally, Divisar Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of PDF Solutions by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 1,452,205 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $17,397,000 after buying an additional 39,129 shares during the period. 84.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

NASDAQ PDFS traded down $0.47 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $8.43. 7,147 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 245,954. PDF Solutions has a 52-week low of $7.56 and a 52-week high of $17.38. The stock has a market cap of $299.18 million, a PE ratio of -213.25 and a beta of 1.13.

PDF Solutions Company Profile

PDF Solutions, Inc provides infrastructure technologies and services to enhance yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits (IC) in the United States, Germany, Taiwan, China, and internationally. It offers manufacturing process solutions; volume manufacturing solutions; design-for-inspection (DFI) solutions; and design-for-manufacturability (DFM) solutions.

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