Head-To-Head Survey: PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) & Procore Technologies (NYSE:PCOR)

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFSGet Free Report) and Procore Technologies (NYSE:PCORGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

PDF Solutions has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Procore Technologies has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.5% of PDF Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Procore Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 11.2% of PDF Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 39.2% of Procore Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PDF Solutions and Procore Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PDF Solutions $148.55 million 8.70 -$3.43 million $0.06 562.67
Procore Technologies $892.02 million 12.00 -$286.93 million ($1.64) -45.49

PDF Solutions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Procore Technologies. Procore Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PDF Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for PDF Solutions and Procore Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PDF Solutions 0 0 2 0 3.00
Procore Technologies 0 3 11 0 2.79

PDF Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $47.33, indicating a potential upside of 40.21%. Procore Technologies has a consensus target price of $75.87, indicating a potential upside of 1.68%. Given PDF Solutions’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe PDF Solutions is more favorable than Procore Technologies.

Profitability

This table compares PDF Solutions and Procore Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PDF Solutions 1.63% 6.56% 5.05%
Procore Technologies -25.94% -15.88% -10.18%

Summary

PDF Solutions beats Procore Technologies on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PDF Solutions

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PDF Solutions, Inc. provides proprietary software and physical intellectual property products for integrated circuit designs, electrical measurement hardware tools, proven methodologies, and professional services in the United States, China, Japan, and internationally. The company offers Exensio software products, such as Manufacturing Analytics that store collected data in a common environment with a consistent view for enabling product engineers to identify and analyze production yield, performance, reliability, and other issues; Process Control that provides failure detection and classification capabilities for monitoring, alarming, and controlling manufacturing tool sets; Test Operations that offer data collection and analysis capabilities; and Assembly Operations that provide device manufacturers with the capability to link assembly and packaging data, including fabrication and characterization data over the product life cycle. It also provides Design-For-Inspection (DFI) systems, such as Fire Feature Analysis Software; DFI On-Chip Instruments; eProbe Non-Contact E-Beam Tool; and Characterization Vehicle (CV) system, which includes CV Test Chips and pdFasTest Electrical Testers, as well as Exensio characterization software, designed to analyze the measurements collected using the eProbe tool. In addition, the company offers Cimetrix software products that enables equipment manufacturers to provide industry standard interfaces on their products; and software-as-a-service, software related services, and characterization services. It sells its technologies and services through direct sales force, service teams, and strategic alliances to integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor companies, foundries, equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing suppliers, original device manufacturers, out-sourced semiconductor assembly and test, and system houses. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

About Procore Technologies

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Procore Technologies, Inc. provides a cloud-based construction management platform and related software products in the United States and internationally. The company's platform enables owners, general and specialty contractors, architects, and engineers to collaborate on construction projects. It offers Preconstruction that facilitates collaboration between internal and external stakeholders during the planning, budgeting, estimating, bidding, and partner selection phase of a construction project; and Project Management, which enables real-time collaboration, information storage, design, BIM model clash detection, and regulation compliance for teams on the jobsite and in the back office. The company also provides workforce management that helps contractors to schedule, track, and forecast labor productivity, enhance time management, communication with workforces, and manage profitability on construction projects; and Financial Management, which provides customers with visibility into the financial health of their individual construction projects and portfolios, as well as facilitates untethered access to financial data, linking the field, and the office in real-time. It serves owners, general contractors, and specialty contractors operating in the commercial, residential, industrial, and infrastructure segments of the construction industry. The company allow users to access its products on computers, smartphones, and tablets through any web browser or from its mobile application available for iOS and Android platforms through its direct sales team. Procore Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Carpinteria, California.

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