PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) At $15.34 Forms Bottom; Shorts at Kla-tencor (KLAC) Lowered By 17.22%

PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) formed multiple bottom with $14.27 target or 7.00% below today’s $15.34 share price. PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) has $490.08M valuation. The stock decreased 1.41% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $15.34. About 127,501 shares traded. PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) has risen 32.21% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.51% the S&P500.

Kla-tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) had a decrease of 17.22% in short interest. KLAC’s SI was 3.09M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 17.22% from 3.73M shares previously. With 1.92 million avg volume, 2 days are for Kla-tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)’s short sellers to cover KLAC’s short positions. The SI to Kla-tencor Corporation’s float is 1.98%. The stock increased 1.02% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $114.65. About 1.35M shares traded. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has risen 49.94% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.24% the S&P500.

Analysts await PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) to report earnings on February, 12. They expect $0.01 EPS, down 88.89% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.09 per share. PDFS’s profit will be $319,476 for 383.50 P/E if the $0.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.02 actual EPS reported by PDF Solutions, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% negative EPS growth.

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $900,156 activity. 60,000 shares were sold by LANZA LUCIO, worth $900,156 on Friday, August 18.

Among 3 analysts covering PDF Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:PDFS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. PDF Solutions Inc has $30 highest and $17 lowest target. $23’s average target is 49.93% above currents $15.34 stock price. PDF Solutions Inc had 9 analyst reports since November 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital given on Tuesday, October 3. The rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum on Friday, July 29 to “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson given on Thursday, October 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Northland Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 23 by Craig Hallum. The firm has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum given on Wednesday, July 12. The stock has “Hold” rating by Craig Hallum on Friday, July 28.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 7 investors sold PDF Solutions, Inc. shares while 25 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 25.93 million shares or 3.85% more from 24.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Aqr Cap Mngmt Lc has 0% invested in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) for 11,205 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 76,014 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 0% of its portfolio in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS). Citadel Advsrs Ltd Co reported 0% stake. Ameritas Investment Partners stated it has 0% of its portfolio in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS). Thomson Horstmann Bryant invested 0.82% in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 2,855 shares. Tortoise Invest Ltd accumulated 250 shares. Invesco Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS). Needham Invest Mgmt Limited Liability holds 942,900 shares or 3.7% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley invested in 53,876 shares or 0% of the stock. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma has invested 0% in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS). Daruma Cap Lc invested 0.09% of its portfolio in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS). Deutsche State Bank Ag holds 158,277 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 1.77M were accumulated by Blackrock.

Among 18 analysts covering KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. KLA-Tencor Corporation had 51 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of KLAC in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $60 target in Friday, July 31 report. The stock of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 26 by Nomura. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $85 target in Friday, October 21 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $70 target in Thursday, October 6 report. On Thursday, October 22 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral”. Needham maintained KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) rating on Friday, October 27. Needham has “Buy” rating and $130.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Needham.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 selling transactions for $7.88 million activity. Trafas Brian M. also sold $192,615 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Wednesday, September 6. Higgins Bren D. sold $239,855 worth of stock. $40,108 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) shares were sold by Kirloskar Virendra A. 4,236 shares valued at $446,938 were sold by Bell Bobby R on Monday, October 2. The insider Lorig Brian sold $275,529. WALLACE RICHARD P sold $3.40M worth of stock. On Friday, August 4 Khan Ahmad A. sold $362,484 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) or 4,066 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.23, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 47 investors sold KLA-Tencor Corporation shares while 165 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 139.45 million shares or 0.69% more from 138.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt & Equity Research holds 0.14% of its portfolio in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 236,063 shares. Putnam Invs invested in 653,590 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can invested in 116,702 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Huntington Bancshares invested in 0.15% or 85,480 shares. Midas Mngmt Corp has 1.06% invested in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). Cadence Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0.1% invested in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 14,412 shares. Bryn Mawr Trust Company reported 0.03% of its portfolio in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). 320,165 are owned by Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Corporation. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corp holds 10,528 shares. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Lc stated it has 12 shares. 154,671 are held by Amp Cap Ltd. E&G Advsr L P holds 0.24% or 5,000 shares. 12,120 were reported by Zebra Cap Management Lc. Cap Fund Management Sa owns 265,758 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. Deutsche State Bank Ag holds 0.09% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) or 1.28M shares.