PDF Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) reached a new 52-week high on Friday . The stock traded as high as $17.49 and last traded at $17.33, with a volume of 106,612 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $17.06.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Craig Hallum lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, July 29th.

The stock has a market cap of $543.45 million and a P/E ratio of 64.46. The company’s 50 day moving average is $15.73 and its 200 day moving average is $13.50.

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. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.18 EPS. The company had revenue of $26.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.66 million. The company’s revenue was up 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that PDF Solutions Inc. will post $0.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other PDF Solutions news, CFO Gregory C. Walker sold 2,382 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.00, for a total value of $40,494.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Cornelis Hartgring sold 15,631 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.66, for a total transaction of $260,412.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in PDF Solutions stock. Royce & Associates LLC increased its stake in PDF Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 108.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm 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 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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