Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 11.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 49,849 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,259 shares during the quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.15% of PDF Solutions worth $820,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in PDF Solutions by 2.9% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,220,753 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $27,613,000 after purchasing an additional 34,406 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in PDF Solutions by 6.4% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,122,227 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $25,385,000 after purchasing an additional 67,530 shares during the period. Cowen Prime Services LLC increased its position in PDF Solutions by 5.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cowen Prime Services LLC now owns 1,118,183 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $18,394,000 after purchasing an additional 58,228 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its position in PDF Solutions by 23.0% during the 2nd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 681,202 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $11,206,000 after purchasing an additional 127,162 shares during the period. Finally, FMR LLC increased its position in PDF Solutions by 196.6% during the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 647,186 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $14,639,000 after purchasing an additional 428,986 shares during the period. 82.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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A number of research firms have weighed in on PDFS. BidaskClub downgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Craig Hallum raised shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Northland Securities set a $22.00 target price on shares of PDF Solutions and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. PDF Solutions currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.00.

In other news, Director Lucio Lanza sold 60,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.00, for a total transaction of $900,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 318,967 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,784,505. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 16.20% of the company’s stock.

Shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) opened at $15.44 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $496.28, a P/E ratio of 110.29, a PEG ratio of 24.13 and a beta of 1.38. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a 52-week low of $14.11 and a 52-week high of $24.44.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $26.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.67 million. PDF Solutions had a return on equity of 2.10% and a net margin of 4.08%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.17 EPS. equities research analysts predict that PDF Solutions, Inc. will post 0.04 earnings per share for the current year.

PDF Solutions 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)

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