Shares of PDF Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The company traded as high as $17.19 and last traded at $17.14, with a volume of 122,430 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $17.08.

PDFS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Craig Hallum lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th.

The stock has a market cap of $536.05 million and a PE ratio of 63.72. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $15.06 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.15.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $26.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.66 million. The business’s revenue was up 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.18 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that PDF Solutions Inc. will post $0.71 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director R Stephen Heinrichs bought 6,118 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 27th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.24 per share, for a total transaction of $87,120.32. Following the purchase, the director now owns 19,187 shares in the company, valued at approximately $273,222.88. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Cornelis Hartgring sold 14,031 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.66, for a total transaction of $233,756.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in PDF Solutions stock. Royce & Associates LLC increased its position in PDF Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 108.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 457,700 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 237,700 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LLC owned 1.46% of PDF Solutions worth $4,961,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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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