Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, organic light-emitting diode manufacturer Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Universal Display and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Universal Display facts

Headquarters (founded)

Ewing, N.J. (1985)

Market Cap

$1.4 billion


Electronic components

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$83.2 million


CEO Steven Abramson (since 2008)

CFO Sidney Rosenblatt (since 1995)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$243.9 million / $0



Eastman Kodak

Sumitomo Chemical

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 95% of the 1,295 members who have rated Universal Display believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, fellow Fool Simon Erickson (TMFInnovator) summed up the Universal Display bull case for our community:

Over 1000 issued and pending patents on OLED technology. They have the know-how in this fast-growing industry. OLEDs shine brighter and are more energy efficient than current lighting technology. They're a better mousetrap.

- HUGE opportunity if OLED's catch on in televisions. DisplaySearch research estimates the OLED TV market to reach $16 billion of revenue by 2020.

- Extremely high profit margins, and revenues have doubled in each of the past two years.

Smartphone displays for Samsung have given them a good foothold and reputation in the industry. Adoption of OLED TV's will no-doubt be the long-term driver of growth. And the wildcard is if Apple adopts OLEDs for the iPod. ... That development would blow the roof off.

Many are impatient with the long-term story, as OLEDs always seem to be "around the corner". But I like the risk/reward trade-off.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Apple and Universal Display. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple and Universal Display. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.