PDF Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Tuesday . Approximately 227,097 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 19% from the previous session’s volume of 191,143 shares.The stock last traded at $17.06 and had previously closed at $17.00.

A number of research firms have issued reports on PDFS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded PDF Solutions from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Craig Hallum downgraded PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Friday, July 29th.

The firm has a market cap of $542.20 million and a PE ratio of 64.31. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $15.94 and a 200-day moving average of $13.71.

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

In other PDF Solutions news, CFO Gregory C. Walker sold 2,382 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director R Stephen Heinrichs purchased 6,118 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $14.24 per share, for a total transaction of $87,120.32. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 19,187 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $273,222.88. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in PDF Solutions stock. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in PDF Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 2.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 92,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,080 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.30% of PDF Solutions worth $1,006,000 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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