Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC Sells 79,968 Shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS)

Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC decreased its holdings in shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 5.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,532,186 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 79,968 shares during the quarter. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC owned approximately 4.77% of PDF Solutions worth $23,734,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 85.6% during the third quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 76,014 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,177,000 after purchasing an additional 35,062 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 41.0% during the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 16,167 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $250,000 after purchasing an additional 4,698 shares during the last quarter. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in PDF Solutions during the second quarter worth $297,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP boosted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 120.6% during the second quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 116,602 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,918,000 after purchasing an additional 63,741 shares during the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its holdings in PDF Solutions by 7.1% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 22,601 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $372,000 after purchasing an additional 1,501 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.39% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) traded down $0.29 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $15.50. 89,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 179,181. The firm has a market capitalization of $504.45, a PE ratio of 112.79, a P/E/G ratio of 24.67 and a beta of 1.38. PDF Solutions, Inc. has a 12-month low of $14.11 and a 12-month high of $24.44.

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

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Craig Hallum cut shares of PDF Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the company from $22.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Northland Securities set a $22.00 price target on shares of PDF Solutions and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 30th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. PDF Solutions has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.00.

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

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.

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

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