Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Has $358,000 Stake in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS)

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reduced its position in shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFSGet Rating) by 5.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,270 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 600 shares during the period. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s holdings in PDF Solutions were worth $358,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Royal Bank of Canada raised its position in PDF Solutions by 70.8% in the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 2,044 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $37,000 after buying an additional 847 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in PDF Solutions by 68.7% in the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,288 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $200,000 after buying an additional 2,561 shares during the last quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. grew its position in PDF Solutions by 3,575.2% in the third quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 9,923 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $229,000 after purchasing an additional 9,653 shares in the last quarter. Maryland State Retirement & Pension System bought a new position in PDF Solutions in the third quarter valued at $275,000. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP grew its position in PDF Solutions by 36.1% in the third quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 20,898 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $481,000 after purchasing an additional 5,542 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 69.94% of the company’s stock.

PDFS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. DA Davidson raised their target price on shares of PDF Solutions from $33.00 to $37.00 in a research report on Wednesday, February 16th. TheStreet cut PDF Solutions from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, April 11th. StockNews.com assumed coverage on PDF Solutions in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities upped their price target on shares of PDF Solutions from $29.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, PDF Solutions presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $32.40.

PDFS stock opened at $22.81 on Friday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $26.32 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $27.59. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a one year low of $16.70 and a one year high of $33.78. The stock has a market cap of $860.10 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -39.33 and a beta of 1.40.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFSGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 15th. The technology company reported ($0.19) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by ($0.15). The company had revenue of $29.89 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.00 million. PDF Solutions had a negative return on equity of 8.61% and a negative net margin of 19.35%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.91) earnings per share. Research analysts expect that PDF Solutions, Inc. will post -0.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other PDF Solutions news, Director Shuo Zhang sold 11,017 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.50, for a total transaction of $280,933.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 11.50% of the company’s stock.

PDF Solutions Company Profile (Get Rating)

PDF Solutions, Inc provides proprietary software and physical intellectual property products for integrated circuit designs, electrical measurement hardware tools, proven methodologies, and professional services in the United States, China, Japan, Taiwan, and internationally. The company offers Exensio software products, such as Manufacturing Analytics that stores collected data in a common environment with a consistent view for enabling product engineers to identify and analyze production yield, performance, reliability, and other issues; Process Control that provides failure detection and classification capabilities for monitoring, alarming, and controlling manufacturing tool sets; Test Operations that offers data collection and analysis capabilities; and Assembly Operations that provides device manufacturers with the capability to link assembly and packaging data, including fabrication and characterization data over the product life cycle.

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