PDF Solutions (PDFS) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) have trended somewhat negative this week, AlphaOne reports. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PDF Solutions earned a news impact score of -0.03 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 16 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 18th.

Shares of PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) traded down 1.60% during trading on Friday, hitting $22.74. 109,187 shares of the stock traded hands. PDF Solutions has a 1-year low of $12.12 and a 1-year high of $24.44. The company has a 50 day moving average of $22.09 and a 200-day moving average of $21.67. The company has a market cap of $728.84 million, a PE ratio of 81.21 and a beta of 1.57.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last posted its earnings results on Monday, February 13th. The technology company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17. PDF Solutions had a return on equity of 5.71% and a net margin of 8.46%. The business earned $28.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $28.33 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.18 EPS. PDF Solutions’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that PDF Solutions will post $0.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About PDF Solutions

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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