Sizzling Technical Charts: Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI), PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS)

Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) recent gain occurred on high volume with 0.73 million contracts changing hands on 28-Oct-17. That’s greater from its daily average of 0.19 million contracts. The first sale was made at $76.55 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 10.99%. It was last traded at $84.35 apiece.

Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI): Outperform Candidate With -3.08% Upside Potential

Power Integrations, Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 4 stock analysts, and there are at least 3.29% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 14.61% in value last month. Year-to-date it jumped 24.32%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 3 of analysts who cover Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $81.75 price target on Power Integrations, Inc., pointing towards a -3.08% drop from current levels. The stock is trading for about 1.87% more than its 52-week high.

Power Integrations, Inc. Reports 4.03% Sales Growth

Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.7 as it actually earned $0.78 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 4.03% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $111.89 million.

POWI Adds 14.37% In A Week

This company shares (POWI) so far managed to recover 37.89% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 5.02% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 2.65%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 15.2% and sits 16.57% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 14.37% gains and is up by 22.12% compared with its 200-day moving average of $70.47. Also, Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI) needs to expand a 32.21% increase it experienced over the past twelve months.

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) Consensus Call At 2

As regular trading ended, PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) stock brought in a -$1.44 drop to $14.32. The day started at a price of $14.27 but then traded as high as $14.91 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2. PDF Solutions, Inc. is given 2 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 1 holds. The company shares sank -41.41% from their peak of $ 24.44 and now has a $509.65 million market value of equity.

PDF Solutions, Inc. Could Grow 65.85% More

PDFS’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.25 thirty days ago to 1.75 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community. They see PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) price hitting a mean target of $23.75 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 65.85% Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 109.5% compared to the most bullish target.

PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Returns -36.5% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 0.54 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 0.22 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 2.54% which for the month reaches 3.14%. PDF Solutions, Inc. dipped to as low as $14.115 throughout the day and has returned -36.5% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $14.11 but has recovered 1.49% since then.

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