Aperio Group LLC lowered its holdings in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 30.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,989 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 4,857 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in PDF Solutions were worth $132,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of PDFS. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in PDF Solutions by 25.7% in the first quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 24,598 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $287,000 after purchasing an additional 5,030 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc. raised its position in PDF Solutions by 43.5% in the first quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 27,926 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $326,000 after purchasing an additional 8,460 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank raised its position in PDF Solutions by 12.8% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 49,200 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $574,000 after purchasing an additional 5,600 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in PDF Solutions by 11.0% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 141,028 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,645,000 after purchasing an additional 14,014 shares during the period. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of PDF Solutions by 36.3% in the 1st quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 201,125 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,345,000 after buying an additional 53,599 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 87.30% of the company’s stock.
PDFS has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 16th. ValuEngine upgraded PDF Solutions from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 29th. BidaskClub upgraded PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 31st. Finally, DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of PDF Solutions in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.50.
PDFS stock opened at $8.86 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $274.48 million, a P/E ratio of -204.25 and a beta of 1.14. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a 12-month low of $8.10 and a 12-month high of $18.48.
PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The technology company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $21.12 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $22.95 million. PDF Solutions had a negative net margin of 4.60% and a negative return on equity of 2.28%. PDF Solutions’s quarterly revenue was down 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.08 EPS. research analysts forecast that PDF Solutions, Inc. will post -0.2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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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