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$18.09
Previous Close
$18.20
Day High
$18.42
Day Low
$17.94
52 Week High
07/23/14 - $22.66
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $11.62
Market Cap
568.7M
Average Volume 10 Days
193.1K
EPS TTM
$0.62
Shares Outstanding
31.5M
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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.

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. Announces Data Analysis Solution Exensio

PDF Solutions Inc. announced the release of its solution focused on semiconductor yield maximization. Exensio, an enterprise-wide, Big Data platform, analyzes and reports critical data generated across the semiconductor ecosystem. The solution also provides tools and immediate information for foundries to rapidly adjust equipment for higher yields and reduced variability. Exensio provides a competitive edge to semiconductor and fabless companies, as well as foundries, by providing actionable information to rapidly identify and resolve manufacturing issues. Using Exensio, foundries and IC manufacturers can provide measureable value and faster time to market to their customers. Exensio modules include Exensio Yield, Exensio Control, and Exensio Char. Exensio Yield encapsulates and replaces the dataPOWER YMS functionality, while Exensio Control encapsulates and replaces both the mstria® and Modelware real time FDC functionality as well as summary FDC information. Exensio Char leverages PDF Solutions' full Characterization Vehicle® infrastructure data, with product as well as tool level data. This provides customers using Characterization Vehicle® infrastructure with critical insight into module details and tool level root cause, which is required for the successful ramp of manufacturing nodes.

PDF Solutions Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Tax Rates Guidance for the Year 2015

PDF Solutions Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, total revenues totaled $26,061,000 compared to total revenues of $22,406,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $7,760,000 against $2,945,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $7,961,000 against $9,923,000 a year ago. Net income was $5,751,000 or $0.18 per share diluted against $6,822,000 or $0.05 per share diluted a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $9,077,000 or $0.29 per share diluted against $6,307,000 or $0.34 per share diluted a year ago. EBITDAR was $10,799,000 or $0.34 per share diluted against $12,349,000 or $0.39 per share diluted a year ago. Cash used in operations during the quarter, was $730,000, once again affected by the delayed customer payments. For the year, total revenues totaled $100,163,000 compared to total revenues of $101,453,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $27,840,000 against $31,373,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $27,959,000 against $31,309,000 a year ago. Net income was $18,462,000 or $0.58 per share diluted against $20,929,000 or $0.67 per share diluted a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $33,825,000 or $1.06 per share diluted against $33,822,000 or $1.08 per share diluted a year ago. EBITDAR was $40,496,000 or $1.27 per share diluted against $39,658,000 or $1.26 per share diluted a year ago. For the year 2015 tax rates, the company expects GAAP tax provision rate to be in the range of 38% to 40%, and its effective cash tax rate to be in the range of 22% to 24% for the year.

PDF Solutions Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 05, 2015

PDF Solutions Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 2:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time on Feb 05, 2015

 

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