News headlines about PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PDF Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of brokerages have weighed in on PDFS. Northland Securities lowered shares of PDF Solutions from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. ValuEngine lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.67.
Shares of PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) traded up 0.54% during trading on Monday, reaching $16.90. 58,805 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $16.88 and a 200 day moving average price of $20.99. The firm has a market cap of $543.20 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 73.80 and a beta of 1.53. PDF Solutions has a 12 month low of $13.18 and a 12 month high of $24.44.
PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The technology company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.12. PDF Solutions had a net margin of 7.07% and a return on equity of 4.31%. The business had revenue of $24.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $27.03 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.17 EPS. PDF Solutions’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that PDF Solutions will post $0.58 EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Lucio Lanza sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.50, for a total transaction of $495,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 350,623 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,785,279.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders have sold a total of 90,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,534,800 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 16.20% of the company’s stock.
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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