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

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$100.01 +2.61 (+2.68 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$97.40
Today's Range$97.66 - $101.00
52-Week Range$78.75 - $209.00
Volume700,201 shs
Average Volume903,723 shs
Market Capitalization$4.53 billion
P/E Ratio41.16
Dividend Yield0.25%
Beta1.33
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 22, 2018, it owned or had exclusive and co-exclusive licenses, or had sole license rights with respect to approximately 4,500 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; Shenzhen Royole Display Technologies Co. Ltd.; Japan Display Inc.; Sharp Corporation; 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$335.63 million
Cash Flow$2.8339 per share
Book Value$14.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$103.88 million

Miscellaneous

Employees224
Market Cap$4.53 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View Universal Display's Dividend History.

How were Universal Display's earnings last quarter?

Universal Display Co. (NASDAQ:OLED) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.18. The semiconductor company had revenue of $77.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $92.21 million. Universal Display had a net margin of 24.70% and a return on equity of 12.77%. The firm's revenue was up 25.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.28 EPS. 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Display.

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

Universal Display updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $240-250 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $298.78 million.

What price target have analysts set for OLED?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Universal Display's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Display's share price to reach $144.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.7% from the stock's current price. 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?

News stories about OLED stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal Display earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Universal Display?

Universal Display saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 9,781,648 shares, an increase of 35.4% from the November 30th total of 7,226,460 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,936,986 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.0 days. Currently, 23.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Universal Display's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Universal Display's key competitors?

Who are Universal Display's key executives?

Universal Display's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Sherwin I. Seligsohn, Founder & Chairman (Age 82)
  • Mr. Steven V. Abramson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Sidney D. Rosenblatt, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 70)
  • Dr. Julia J. Brown, Sr. VP, CTO & Member of Scientific Advisory Board (Age 57)
  • Mr. Mauro Premutico, VP of Legal and GM of Patents & Licensing (Age 52)

Who are Universal Display's major shareholders?

Universal Display's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.37%), Endurance Wealth Management Inc. (0.37%), QCI Asset Management Inc. NY (0.27%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.24%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling Universal Display stock?

OLED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Scout Investments Inc., QCI Asset Management Inc. NY and Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Universal Display company stock in the last year include Elizabeth H Gemmill, Lawrence Lacerte, Mauro Premutico, Richard C Elias and Rosemarie B Greco. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Display.

Which institutional investors are buying Universal Display stock?

OLED stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Endurance Wealth Management Inc. and Carroll Financial Associates Inc.. 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 $100.01.

How big of a company is Universal Display?

Universal Display has a market capitalization of $4.53 billion and generates $335.63 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $103.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.43 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Display employs 224 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:  410 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  404 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  814
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This page was last updated on 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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