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.
Company Growth (employees)
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
441 (est)+14%
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
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PDF Solutions Financials and Metrics

PDF Solutions Financials

PDF Solutions's revenue was reported to be $107.5 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

24.3 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

189 k

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

(653 k)

Market capitalization (06-Nov-2017)

521.5 k

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

109 m
PDF Solutions's current market capitalization is $521.5 k.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


100.2 m98 m107.5 m

Revenue growth, %


R&D expense

14.1 m19.1 m27.6 m

General and administrative expense

22.1 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


25.5 m27.1 m24.6 m22.4 m26.8 m23.2 m23.9 m25.1 m26.7 m27.3 m24.3 m24.3 m

R&D expense

3.4 m3.6 m3.3 m3.3 m4.1 m4.4 m5.2 m6.3 m7.1 m7 m7.3 m7.3 m

General and administrative expense

3.8 m4.3 m4.7 m4.5 m4.5 m5.2 m5.7 m5.1 m5.1 m5.5 m5.9 m6.2 m

Operating expense total

7.2 m8 m8 m7.8 m8.5 m9.7 m10.9 m11.6 m12.3 m12.7 m13.3 m13.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


89.4 m115.5 m126.2 m116.8 m

Accounts Receivable

7 m


3.6 m2.9 m3.7 m5.3 m

Current Assets

133.8 m159.4 m163.3 m170.3 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


85.2 m101 m106.9 m116.1 m131.9 m131.7 m126.3 m129.4 m122.2 m118.5 m114.9 m109 m

Current Assets

121.9 m141.8 m147.1 m150.4 m167.3 m170.6 m165.3 m162.2 m161.7 m167.7 m171.8 m171.8 m


6.3 m7.6 m8.5 m8.7 m9.9 m10.4 m11.4 m13.2 m16.1 m18.2 m20.8 m23.1 m


470 k215 k215 k215 k215 k215 k
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

20.9 m18.5 m12.4 m9.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4 m2 m2.6 m3.6 m

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

25.4 m27.1 m28.5 m2 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

4.8 m6.3 m4.7 m1.8 m6 m2.1 m1.5 m2.1 m2.2 m1.9 m517 k

Accounts Payable

933 k992 k1.2 m1.9 m1.5 m2 m2.5 m947 k2.4 m
USDY, 2017


55.1 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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PDF Solutions Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



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