PDF Solutions (PDFS) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PDF Solutions earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.704722349451 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

PDFS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 16th. DA Davidson cut their price objective on shares of PDF Solutions to $26.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 16th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of PDF Solutions from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.00.

PDF Solutions traded up $0.19, hitting $12.30, during midday trading on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. 95,848 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 207,220. PDF Solutions has a fifty-two week low of $9.61 and a fifty-two week high of $20.10. The stock has a market cap of $393.30 million, a P/E ratio of -307.50 and a beta of 1.31.

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 8th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.03). PDF Solutions had a negative return on equity of 1.14% and a negative net margin of 2.23%. The firm had revenue of $24.74 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.62 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.08 earnings per share. PDF Solutions’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis.

PDF Solutions Company Profile

PDF Solutions, Inc provides infrastructure technologies and services to enhance yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits (IC) in the United States, Germany, Taiwan, China, and internationally. It offers manufacturing process solutions; volume manufacturing solutions; design-for-inspection (DFI) solutions; and design-for-manufacturability (DFM) solutions.

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