The stock had a trading volume of 712,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 970,129. About 982,608 shares traded or 20.40% up from the average. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 14,984 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $1,637,000 after buying an additional 569 shares during the last quarter. About 697,981 shares traded. Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) has risen 0.77% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.54% the S&P500. Amg Trust National Bank & Trust reported 0.16% in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED). The stock decreased 1.15% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $192.6. Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) has risen 114.77% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 98.07% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $9.06B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 12 by Barchart.com. (NASDAQ:OLED) remained flat at $$194.85 during midday trading on Wednesday. "Stock Jumped 10% Today" published on January 08, 2018, Businesswire.com published: "Royole Corporation and Universal Display Corporation Announce an OLED ..." on December 13, 2017. Bank Of The West who had been investing in Synchrony Finl for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.85B market cap company. It owns, exclusively licenses, or has the sole right to sublicense approximately 4,200 patents issued and pending worldwide. It has a 28.86 P/E ratio.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 1.2 in 2017Q2.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of OLED. 67 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. Ballentine Prns Ltd Liability Corp reported 1,625 shares. Texas-based Twin Tree Management Lp has invested 0.01% in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED).
Among 11 analysts covering Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Criterion Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.25% of its portfolio in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) for 45,600 shares. Westwood Corp Il has 17,000 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0% or 4,562 shares. Moreover, Tradewinds Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) for 50 shares. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 1.66 million shares in its portfolio.
Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report released on Tuesday. Princeton Cap Mngmt reported 83,205 shares stake. Synovus Financial reported 2,011 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lifted its position in shares of Universal Display by 127.8% during the second quarter. Glenmede Tru Na accumulated 5,128 shares. 34,485 are owned by Macnealy Hoover Inv Mgmt Inc.
The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 2.40 on Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED). After $0.28 actual earnings per share reported by Universal Display Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 192.86 % EPS growth. OLED's profit will be $38.57 million for 61.42 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. Rhode Island-based Endurance Wealth Management has invested 3.47% in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED). Therefore 77% are positive. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.03) EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Universal Display will post 2.33 earnings per share for the current year. Universal Display presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $161.50. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Cowen & Co. Gabelli has "Buy" rating and $68 target. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, November 10. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $140.0 target in Thursday, September 7 report. Waddell Reed reported 0.71% in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED).
In other news, CFO Sidney D. Rosenblatt sold 50,240 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. Goldman Sachs Group restated a "buy" rating and issued a $161.00 target price (up previously from $150.00) on shares of Universal Display in a research note on Monday, September 18th. It also reduced Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:BMRN) stake by 21,540 shares and now owns 715,181 shares. Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) was reduced too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 52 investors sold AutoNation, Inc. shares while 69 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 282 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:ILMN). Pittenger Anderson invested in 0% or 65 shares. Plante Moran Fincl Lc accumulated 0.09% or 1,684 shares. Nicholas Prtn LP has 0.18% invested in Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) for 4,611 shares. Ubs Asset Americas owns 268,046 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Capital Fund Mngmt Sa reported 0.08% stake. (NYSE:AN). Qs Ltd Llc holds 10 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 0.01% in AutoNation, Inc. Dsam Prtnrs (London) Limited owns 193,469 shares. Moreover, Brinker Cap Inc has 0.03% invested in Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE). Nationwide Fund Advsrs invested in 0.01% or 25,219 shares. The company has market cap of $15.72 billion. Susquehanna initiated Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) rating on Wednesday, February 15. Therefore 76% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 145 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. H.C. Wainwright downgraded Sage Therapeutics, Inc. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 8. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets.