NASDAQ:UEIC - Universal Electronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$27.72 -1.90 (-6.41 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$27.72
Today's Range$27.70 - $29.8250
52-Week Range$26.97 - $55.90
Volume92,030 shs
Average Volume79,582 shs
Market Capitalization$408.92 million
P/E Ratio9.86
Dividend YieldN/A
Universal Electronics Inc. develops and manufactures pre-programmed and universal control products, audio-video (AV) accessories, software and intelligent wireless security products, and sensing and automation components for home entertainment and automation systems. The company offers universal infrared and radio frequency (RF) remote controls; integrated circuits on which its software and universal device control database is embedded; and software, firmware, and technology solutions that enable devices, including televisions, set-top boxes, audio systems, smartphones, tablets, game controllers, and other consumer electronic devices to wirelessly connect and interact with home networks, as well as interactive services to control and deliver digital entertainment and information. It also provides proprietary and standards-based RF sensors designed for residential security, safety, and automation applications; AV accessories; and wall-mount and handheld thermostat controllers, and connected accessories for intelligent energy management systems. In addition, the company licenses intellectual property comprising its patented technologies, trademarks, and database of home connectivity software and control codes. It serves cable and satellite television service providers, and original equipment manufacturers; software development companies; subscription broadcasting providers; hospitality system integrators; and retail, private label, pro-security installation, and personal computing companies. The company sells its products directly, as well as through distributors in the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Middle East, Mexico, Latin America, the People's Republic of China, various countries in Asia, and internationally under the One For All and Nevo brands. Universal Electronics Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Household audio & video equipment
Sub-IndustryConsumer Electronics
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UEIC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio1.37
Quick Ratio0.87


Trailing P/E Ratio9.86
Forward P/E Ratio-81.53
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$695.79 million
Price / Sales0.55
Cash Flow$4.7385 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.85
Book Value$17.72 per share
Price / Book1.56


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.81
Net Income$-10,320,000.00
Net Margins0.89%
Return on Equity11.88%
Return on Assets5.37%


Outstanding Shares13,810,000
Market Cap$408.92 million

Universal Electronics (NASDAQ:UEIC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Universal Electronics' stock symbol?

Universal Electronics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UEIC."

How were Universal Electronics' earnings last quarter?

Universal Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:UEIC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.33. The technology company earned $182.72 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.11 million. Universal Electronics had a return on equity of 11.88% and a net margin of 0.89%. View Universal Electronics' Earnings History.

When is Universal Electronics' next earnings date?

Universal Electronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Electronics.

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

Universal Electronics updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.70-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $180-188 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $189.57 million.

What price target have analysts set for UEIC?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Universal Electronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Electronics' share price to reach $43.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 55.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Universal Electronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Universal Electronics?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Electronics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Universal Electronics.

Has Universal Electronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about UEIC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Universal Electronics earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Universal Electronics' key competitors?

Who are Universal Electronics' key executives?

Universal Electronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul D. Arling, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Bryan M. Hackworth, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Louis Sylvester Hughes, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Cheung Hyen Chong, Exec. VP of Asia (Age 56)
  • Mr. Menno V. Koopmans, Managing Director of EMEA (Age 42)

Who are Universal Electronics' major shareholders?

Universal Electronics' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Eagle Asset Management Inc. (16.70%), BlackRock Inc. (14.52%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (13.65%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.98%) and Vanguard Group Inc (5.98%). Company insiders that own Universal Electronics stock include David Cheung Hyen Chong, Edward K Zinser, Gregory Stapleton, J C Sparkman, Louis Sylvester Hughes, Menno Koopmans, Paul J Bennett, Richard A Firehammer Jr, Richard A Firehammer, Jr and William C Mulligan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Universal Electronics.

Which institutional investors are selling Universal Electronics stock?

UEIC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Shields & Co. LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Foundry Partners LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG and Paloma Partners Management Co. Company insiders that have sold Universal Electronics company stock in the last year include David Cheung Hyen Chong, Gregory Stapleton, Menno Koopmans, Richard A Firehammer Jr and Richard A Firehammer, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Electronics.

Which institutional investors are buying Universal Electronics stock?

UEIC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Universal Electronics stock in the last two years include David Cheung Hyen Chong, J C Sparkman and William C Mulligan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Electronics.

How do I buy shares of Universal Electronics?

Shares of UEIC 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 Electronics' stock price today?

One share of UEIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.72.

How big of a company is Universal Electronics?

Universal Electronics has a market capitalization of $408.92 million and generates $695.79 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-10,320,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.81 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Electronics employs 3,010 workers across the globe.

What is Universal Electronics' official website?

The official website for Universal Electronics is

How can I contact Universal Electronics?

Universal Electronics' mailing address is 201 E. Sandpointe Avenue 8th Floor, Santa Ana CA, 92707. The technology company can be reached via phone at 714-918-9500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Universal Electronics (NASDAQ UEIC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  309 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  524
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Universal Electronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UEIC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UEIC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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