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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for OLED. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 140, implying potential capital gains of 13.22 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 115, implying a possible loss of -7 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.74 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. OLED has a PEG ratio of 2.26.

OLED has a 52-week high of 130.65 and a 52-week low of 47.88. 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 price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.