Analyst Ratings for Universal Display Corp. (OLED)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ:OLED) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, OLED was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for OLED by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 140, which equates to a potential upside of 13.22 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 115, which equates to a potential downside of -7 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.68 percent. That number becomes 8.46 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.74 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of OLED to grow at a rate of 45.56 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. OLED has a PEG ratio of 2.26.

OLED has traded between a high of 130.65 and a low of 47.88 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 158.25 percent, and 5.36 percent lower than its 52-week high. OLED has a P/E ratio of 103.04. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OLED value stock report compares OLED to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of OLED is $5.82 billion. OLED will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.