PDF Solutions Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Pdf Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, April 24th. PDF Solutions, Inc. provides infrastructure technologies and services to optimize performance and improve yield of manufactured integrated circuits. The Company provides its services and technologies to integrated device manufacturers such as Toshiba Corporation and Texas Instruments Incorporated.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pdf Solutions Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.24 per share on revenues of $24.00 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.96.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.27 to a profit $0.26. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.15, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Pdf Solutions has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 74.04 48.44 61.65 66.71 89.54
Diluted EPS ($) -3.48 -0.69 0.00 0.07 1.25

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 17.60 20.64 22.53 22.55 23.82
Diluted EPS ($) 0.08 0.12 0.16 0.17 0.80

Past Performance:
Pdf Solutions has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)