PDF Solutions

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDFS) is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. PDF Solutions offers solutions that are designed to enable clients to lower costs of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability by addressing design and manufacturing interactions from product design to initial process ramps to mature manufacturing operations. PDF Solutions' Characterization Vehicle® (CV®) test chips provide the core modeling capabilities, and are used by more leading manufacturers than any other test chips in the industry. PDF Solutions' industry leading yield management system software, dataPOWER®, and fault detection and classification software, mæstria®, enhance yield improvement and production control activities at leading fabs around the world. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., PDF Solutions operates worldwide with additional offices in China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan.
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
390 (est)
PDF Solutions was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

PDF Solutions Office Locations

PDF Solutions has offices in San Jose, Pittsburgh, Shanghai, München and in 7 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
1000 333 W San Carlos St
Zhubei City, TW
5F-3, No.38, Taiyuan St.
Seongnam-si, KR
4th floor, Room 406, U-Space2A 670, Daewang Pangyo-ro, Bundang-gu
Montpellier, FR
45 Place Jacques Mirouze, Espace Pitot
San Diego, US
520 4225 Executive Square
Richardson, US
315 101 W Renner Rd
Desenzano del Garda, IT
10 Via Roma
Minato, JP
Avenue-Takanawa 711, 3-25-27 Takanawa
München, DE
10 Schwanthalerstraße
Shanghai, CN
4F, No. 1779 Siping Road Yangpu
Pittsburgh, US
204 2840 Liberty Ave

PDF Solutions Metrics

PDF Solutions Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$107.5 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$9.1 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$709.6 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$116.8 m
PDF Solutions's current market capitalization is $709.6 m.
PDF Solutions's revenue was reported to be $107.5 m in 2016
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


$101.5 m$100.2 m$98 m$107.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$62 m$60.4 m$59 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$30.6 m$32.6 m$39.7 m$50 m


$31.4 m$27.8 m$19.2 m$13 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$64 k$119 k$181 k

Pre tax profit

$31.3 m$28 m$19.4 m$13 m

Income tax expense

$10.4 m$9.5 m$7 m$3.9 m

Net Income

$20.9 m$18.5 m$12.4 m$9.1 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$89.4 m$115.5 m$126.2 m$116.8 m

Accounts Receivable


$3.6 m$2.9 m$3.7 m$5.3 m

Current Assets

$133.8 m$159.4 m$163.3 m$170.3 m


$7.1 m$8.8 m$11.3 m$19.3 m


$215 k$215 k

Total Assets

$151.2 m$177.4 m$191.8 m$222.3 m

Accounts Payable

$1.1 m$803 k$1.3 m$2.2 m

Current Liabilities

$12.9 m$12.4 m$14.5 m$18.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$233.8 m$248.7 m$266 m$281.4 m

Retained Earnings

($70.6 m)($52.2 m)($39.8 m)($25.8 m)

Total Equity

$174.3 m$198.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$20.9 m$18.5 m$12.4 m$9.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$1.4 m$2 m$2.6 m$3.6 m

Accounts Receivable


($1.7 m)

Accounts Payable

($566 k)($1.5 m)($684 k)$85 k

Cash From Operating Activities

$25.4 m$27.1 m$28.5 m$2 m

Purchases of PP&E

($4.6 m)($4 m)($4.8 m)($11.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($4.6 m)($3.7 m)($10.3 m)($11.3 m)

Interest Paid

$16 k

Income Taxes Paid

$4.7 m$4.2 m$5 m$3.6 m

PDF Solutions Market Value History

PDF Solutions Company Life

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