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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NAS:PDFS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. NAS:PDFS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:PDFS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.44  Med: 4205.29 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.90
NAS:PDFS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NAS:PDFS: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:PDFS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.9
-0.15
0.92
Interest Coverage 45.95
NAS:PDFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 164.00 vs. NAS:PDFS: 45.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:PDFS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.95  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 45.95
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 18.15
M-Score: -2.05
WACC vs ROIC
12.88%
17.28%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.22
NAS:PDFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. NAS:PDFS: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -118.84  Med: 4.26 Max: 30.92
Current: 13.22
-118.84
30.92
Net-margin (%) 8.59
NAS:PDFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. NAS:PDFS: 8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -129.3  Med: 1.43 Max: 41.56
Current: 8.59
-129.3
41.56
ROE (%) 4.83
NAS:PDFS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. NAS:PDFS: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.54  Med: 1.77 Max: 47.13
Current: 4.83
-88.54
47.13
ROA (%) 4.39
NAS:PDFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. NAS:PDFS: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.93  Med: 1.33 Max: 37.47
Current: 4.39
-73.93
37.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.43
NAS:PDFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.19 vs. NAS:PDFS: 37.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -352.82  Med: 20.5 Max: 103.04
Current: 37.43
-352.82
103.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.50
NAS:PDFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NAS:PDFS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 0.5 Max: 17.8
Current: 0.5
-13.5
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
NAS:PDFS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NAS:PDFS: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.3  Med: 29.55 Max: 106.7
Current: 0.9
-50.3
106.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -32.20
NAS:PDFS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NAS:PDFS: -32.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PDFS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -39.3 Max: 220.8
Current: -32.2
0
220.8
» NAS:PDFS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

PDFS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 319,300 sh (+43.05%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,759 sh (+6.40%)
Chuck Royce 220,000 sh (-4.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,954 sh (-33.03%)
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Q4 2015

PDFS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 457,700 sh (+108.05%)
Jim Simons 588,300 sh (+84.25%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 20,504 sh (-17.83%)
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Q1 2016

PDFS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 616,200 sh (+34.63%)
Jim Simons 540,500 sh (-8.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,194 sh (-16.14%)
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Q2 2016

PDFS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 16,614 sh (-3.37%)
Chuck Royce 591,700 sh (-3.98%)
Jim Simons 484,100 sh (-10.43%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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PDF Solutions Inc provides process-design integration technologies. The Company also serves to improve yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits.

PDF Solutions Inc was incorporated in November 1992. The Company completed its initial public offering in July 2001. It provides infrastructure technologies and services to improve yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits. Its solutions consist of integration engineering services, proprietary software, and other technologies designed to address its customers' manufacturing and design issues. Its solutions include Manufacturing Process Solutions; Volume Manufacturing Solutions; and Design-for-Manufacturability. Its solutions combine software, physical intellectual property in the form of cell libraries for IC designs, test chips, an electrical wafer test system, proven methodologies, and professional services. The Company's software products and technologies include Characterization Vehicle Infrastructure, which consists of CV Test Chips, pdCVAnalysis Software, and pdFasTest Electrical Wafer Test system; Yield Ramp Simulator or YRS Software; Template Technology; Exensio YieldAware Enterprise Platform, consists of dataPOWER YMS Software and Maestria FDC Software. The Company's current customers are foundries, integrated device manufacturers, and fabless semiconductor design companies such as Global Foundries Inc., Samsung Electronics, and International Business Machines Corporation, among others. Its competitors include KLA-Tencor, Mentor Graphics, Rudolph Technologies Inc., Synopsys, Inc. and Applied Materials, Inc., among others.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 67.31
PDFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.15 vs. PDFS: 67.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PDFS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.84  Med: 31.71 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 67.31
10.84
99999999.99
Forward P/E 18.42
PDFS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. PDFS: 18.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 67.31
PDFS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.24 vs. PDFS: 67.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PDFS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.84  Med: 31.71 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 67.31
10.84
99999999.99
P/B 3.11
PDFS's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. PDFS: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PDFS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.67 Max: 5.72
Current: 3.11
0.4
5.72
P/S 5.86
PDFS's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PDFS: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PDFS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3.68 Max: 7.8
Current: 5.86
0.4
7.8
PFCF 120.34
PDFS's PFCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.10 vs. PDFS: 120.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PDFS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.02  Med: 31.25 Max: 3102
Current: 120.34
4.02
3102
POCF 45.88
PDFS's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. PDFS: 45.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PDFS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 28.54 Max: 907.14
Current: 45.88
3.43
907.14
EV-to-EBIT 33.92
PDFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. PDFS: 33.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PDFS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3065.8  Med: 15.25 Max: 214.6
Current: 33.92
-3065.8
214.6
EV-to-EBITDA 26.27
PDFS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.88 vs. PDFS: 26.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PDFS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -255.2  Med: 19.9 Max: 871.6
Current: 26.27
-255.2
871.6
PEG 1.40
PDFS's PEG is ranked higher than
60% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PDFS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PDFS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.4
0.33
2.22
Current Ratio 9.75
PDFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. PDFS: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PDFS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 5.45 Max: 14.5
Current: 9.75
1.32
14.5
Quick Ratio 9.75
PDFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PDFS: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PDFS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 5.45 Max: 14.5
Current: 9.75
1.32
14.5
Days Sales Outstanding 127.33
PDFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.71 vs. PDFS: 127.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PDFS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 114.15  Med: 134.79 Max: 149.27
Current: 127.33
114.15
149.27
Days Payable 21.88
PDFS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.61 vs. PDFS: 21.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PDFS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.38  Med: 14.19 Max: 36.36
Current: 21.88
7.38
36.36

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.10
PDFS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PDFS: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PDFS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.2  Med: -3.1 Max: 1.6
Current: -2.1
-51.2
1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 5.54
PDFS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
70% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. PDFS: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PDFS' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 7.12 Max: 17.53
Current: 5.54
1.89
17.53
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.00
PDFS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. PDFS: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PDFS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 3.82 Max: 10
Current: 4
0.78
10
Price/Tangible Book 3.20
PDFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. PDFS: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PDFS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 3.58 Max: 8.79
Current: 3.2
0.72
8.79
Price/Projected FCF 1.63
PDFS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PDFS: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PDFS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.23 Max: 5.97
Current: 1.63
0.63
5.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.58
PDFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PDFS: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PDFS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.58
0.15
2.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.69
PDFS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. PDFS: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PDFS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.66 Max: 15.88
Current: 2.69
0.83
15.88
Price/Graham Number 3.09
PDFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
61% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. PDFS: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PDFS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.34 Max: 7.97
Current: 3.09
1.15
7.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.94
PDFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PDFS: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PDFS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 4.5 Max: 4434
Current: 2.94
0.5
4434
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 32.09
PDFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. PDFS: 32.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PDFS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 1 Max: 79
Current: 32.09
-0.3
79

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $99.72
EPS (TTM) $ 0.27
Beta1.50
Short Percentage of Float2.79%
52-Week Range $8.70 - 18.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.34

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.78 0.96
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.78 0.96
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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