Universal Display Earnings Are on Deck

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Universal Display (NAS: PANL) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 8. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Universal Display's revenues will increase 153.3% and EPS will expand from $0.00 per share the prior year.

The average estimate for revenue is $28.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Universal Display reported revenue of $12.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $9.6 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at -$0.03. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q1 against -$0.31 per share for the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 21.8%, 1,010 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -12.3%, 1,630 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -9.7%, 11,400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $100.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.70.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,197 members out of 1,270 rating the stock outperform, and 73 members rating it underperform. Among 293 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 268 give Universal Display a green thumbs-up, and 25 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Universal Display is outperform, with an average price target of $52.88.

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