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
5 F 3, No.38, Taiyuan St.
Seongnam Si, KR
4th Floor, Room 406, U Space2 A 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

PDF Solutions Data and Metrics

PDF Solutions Financial Metrics

PDF Solutions's revenue was reported to be $107.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

107.5 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

9.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

13 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

653.1 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

116.8 m
PDF Solutions's current market capitalization is $653.1 m.
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

Operating expense total

32.6 m39.7 m50 m


27.8 m19.2 m13 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

119 k181 k(10 k)

Pre tax profit

28 m19.4 m13 m

Income tax expense

9.5 m7 m3.9 m

Net Income

18.5 m12.4 m9.1 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


7.1 m8.8 m11.3 m19.3 m


215 k

Total Assets

151.2 m177.4 m191.8 m222.3 m

Accounts Payable

1.1 m803 k1.3 m2.2 m

Current Liabilities

12.9 m12.4 m14.5 m18.5 m

Total Liabilities

16.5 m15.6 m17.5 m23.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

233.8 m248.7 m266 m281.4 m

Retained Earnings

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

Total Equity

134.7 m161.8 m174.3 m198.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x
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

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)

Cash From Financing Activities

7 m2.7 m(7.4 m)30 k

Income Taxes Paid

4.7 m4.2 m5 m3.6 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

PDF Solutions Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



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