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$19.99
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52 Week High
01/23/14 - $26.73
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04/15/14 - $16.60
Market Cap
602.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
159.5K
EPS TTM
$0.72
Shares Outstanding
30.9M
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pdf solutions inc (PDFS) Details

PDF Solutions, Inc. provides infrastructure technologies and services to enhance yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits (IC) in Asia, Europe and North America. It offers manufacturing process solutions; volume manufacturing solutions; and design-for-manufacturability (DFM) solutions, such as logic DFM, circuit level DFM, memory DFM, and template physical IP solutions. The company also offers Characterization vehicle (CV) infrastructure, which includes CV test chips, pdCV analysis software, and pdFasTest electrical wafer test system; Yield Ramp Simulator software that analyzes an IC design to compute its systematic and random yield loss; and Template technology that includes Library Analyzer software and IP for identifying and developing a set of layout patterns. In addition, it provides Exensio YieldAware Enterprise Platform that enables sensor level root cause diagnosis of yield and performance issues that impact manufacturing, through building process models. Further, the company offers dataPOWER YMS platform that collects yield data, loads, and stores it in an analysis-ready database and allows product engineers to identify and analyze production yield, performance, reliability, and other issues; and Maestria FDC software, which provide FDC capabilities for monitoring and alarming of manufacturing tool sets. PDF Solutions, Inc. sells its technologies and services through direct sales force, solution implementation team, and strategic alliances to integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor design companies, and foundries in the microprocessors, memory, graphics, image sensor solutions, and communications segments. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

363 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/14/14
Founded in 1992

pdf solutions inc (PDFS) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.3K
Co-Founder, Vice President of Products & Solu...
Total Annual Compensation: $345.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $425.3K
Vice President of Client Services & Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $455.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

pdf solutions inc (PDFS) Key Developments

PDF Solutions Inc. Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Full Year 2014

PDF Solutions Inc. provided tax rate guidance for the full year 2014. For the period, the company announced that the results for the second quarter were mixed with lower solutions revenue partially offset by continued strong gainshare performance. For both the quarter and the first half of the year, gainshare revenues were stronger than originally expected. The company always reminds that it will likely experience quarter-to-quarter volatility in revenues. For the full year of 2014, the company expects the GAAP tax rate to be in the range of 37% to 39%, and the cash tax rate to be in the range of 16% to 18%.

PDF Solutions Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

PDF Solutions Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's total revenues totaled $24.6 million, down 1% when compared to total revenues of $24.8 million for the second fiscal quarter of 2013. On a GAAP basis, net income was $4.7 million, or $0.15 per basic and diluted share compared to $4.6 million or $0.15 per basic and diluted share for the second fiscal quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $9.0 million or $0.28 per diluted share compared to $7.7 million or $0.25 per diluted share for the second fiscal quarter of 2013. EBITDAR was $10.6 million or $0.33 per diluted share compared to $9.4 million or $0.30 per diluted share for the second fiscal quarter of 2013. Income from operations was $7.75 million compared to $7.42 million reported a year ago. Income before income taxes was $7.73 million compared to $7.34 million reported a year ago. For the six months, the company's total revenues totaled $51.7 million compared to total revenues of $48.9 million reported a year ago. On a GAAP basis, net income was $10.95 million, or $0.34 per diluted share compared to $9.28 million or $0.30 per share reported a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $18.44 million or $0.58 per diluted share compared to $14.44 million or $0.47 per diluted share reported a year ago. EBITDAR was $22.08 million or $0.69 per diluted share compared to $17.51 million or $0.57 per diluted share reported a year ago. Income from operations was $17.13 million compared to $13.75 million reported a year ago. Income before income taxes was $17.02 million compared to $13.92 million reported a year ago.

PDF Solutions Mulls Acquisitions

PDF Solutions Inc. (NasdaqGS:PDFS) is seeking acquisitions. Greg Walker, Chief Financial Officer of PDF Solutions said, "So we're looking at potential licensing, all the ways to potential acquisitions although we don't really have any specific acquisitions on the table at this point in time. But those types of things get reviewed all the time."

 

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