NASDAQ:OLED - Universal Display Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$161.62 +5.67 (+3.64 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$155.95
Today's Range$156.00 - $162.2950
52-Week Range$78.75 - $162.29
Volume534,060 shs
Average Volume861,224 shs
Market Capitalization$7.61 billion
P/E Ratio130.34
Dividend Yield0.26%
Beta1.44
Universal Display Corporation engages in the research, development, and commercialization of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies and materials for use in flat panel displays and solid-state lighting applications. As of February 21, 2019, it owned or had exclusive and co-exclusive licenses, or had sole license rights with respect to approximately 5,000 issued and pending patents worldwide. The company licenses and supplies its proprietary UniversalPHOLED materials to display and lighting manufacturers, and others. It is also involved in the research, development, and commercialization of other OLED device and manufacturing technologies, including FOLED that are flexible OLEDs for the fabrication of OLEDs on flexible substrates; encapsulation technology for the packaging of flexible OLEDs and other thin-film devices, as well as for use as a barrier film for plastic substrates; UniversalP2OLED, which are printable phosphorescent OLEDs; OVJP, an organic vapor jet printing technology; OVPD, an organic vapor phase deposition process for manufacturing a small molecule OLED; and TOLED, which are transparent OLEDs for the fabrication of OLEDs that have transparent cathodes. In addition, the company provides technology development and support services, including government contract work and support provided to third parties for the commercialization of their OLED products. Universal Display Corporation has strategic relationships with Samsung Display Co., Ltd.; LG Display Co., Ltd.; BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.; Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.; AU Optronics Corporation; EverDisplay Optronics (Shanghai) Limited; Konica Minolta Holdings Inc.; Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.; OLEDWorks GmbH; and Kaneka Corporation. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:OLED
CUSIPN/A
Phone609-671-0980

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$247.41 million
Cash Flow$0.3114 per share
Book Value$14.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$58.84 million

Miscellaneous

Employees265
Market Cap$7.61 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Universal Display's stock symbol?

Universal Display trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "OLED."

How often does Universal Display pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal Display?

Universal Display announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is a positive change from Universal Display's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. View Universal Display's Dividend History.

How were Universal Display's earnings last quarter?

Universal Display Co. (NASDAQ:OLED) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The semiconductor company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.06. The semiconductor company had revenue of $70.14 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $70.18 million. Universal Display had a net margin of 23.78% and a return on equity of 8.85%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 39.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.93 earnings per share. View Universal Display's Earnings History.

When is Universal Display's next earnings date?

Universal Display is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Display.

What guidance has Universal Display issued on next quarter's earnings?

Universal Display updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $325-350 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $341.9 million.

What price target have analysts set for OLED?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Universal Display's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect Universal Display's share price to reach $146.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Universal Display.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Universal Display?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Display in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Universal Display.

Has Universal Display been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about OLED stock has trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal Display earned a news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Universal Display's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Universal Display own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Universal Display investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Applied Materials (AMAT), Adobe (ADBE), Paypal (PYPL), salesforce.com (CRM), Lam Research (LRCX) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Universal Display's key executives?

Universal Display's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Sherwin I. Seligsohn, Founder & Chairman (Age 83)
  • Mr. Steven V. Abramson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Sidney D. Rosenblatt, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 71)
  • Dr. Julia J. Brown, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mauro Premutico, VP of Legal and GM of Patents & Licensing (Age 53)

Who are Universal Display's major shareholders?

Universal Display's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.97%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (4.68%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.75%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.20%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.97%) and Norges Bank (0.92%). Company insiders that own Universal Display stock include C Keith Hartley, Elizabeth H Gemmill, Julia J Brown, Lawrence Lacerte, Leonard Becker, Mauro Premutico, Richard C Elias, Rosemarie B Greco, Sherwin I Seligsohn, Sidney D Rosenblatt and Steven V Abramson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Universal Display.

Which major investors are selling Universal Display stock?

OLED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Epoch Investment Partners Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Scout Investments Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC and Jennison Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Universal Display company stock in the last year include Julia J Brown, Lawrence Lacerte, Mauro Premutico, Richard C Elias and Rosemarie B Greco. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Display.

Which major investors are buying Universal Display stock?

OLED stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Norges Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, American International Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Sargent Investment Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Display.

How do I buy shares of Universal Display?

Shares of OLED can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Universal Display's stock price today?

One share of OLED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $161.62.

How big of a company is Universal Display?

Universal Display has a market capitalization of $7.61 billion and generates $247.41 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $58.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Display employs 265 workers across the globe.

What is Universal Display's official website?

The official website for Universal Display is http://www.oled.com.

How can I contact Universal Display?

Universal Display's mailing address is 375 PHILLIPS BOULEVARD, EWING NJ, 08618. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 609-671-0980 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Universal Display (NASDAQ OLED)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  430 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  848
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This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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