In today's semifinal round matchup of The Motley Fool Better-Buy Tournament, CalAmp squares off against Universal Display in a battle to determine which stock is the better buy now. The 64-company tournament pits two Motley Fool analysts against each other as they make the case for their stocks, with the winner determined by you, the readers.
Motley Fool tech analyst Jamal Carnette argues that CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP) should to move into the next round because it provides a key role in the next big thing: the Internet of Things. Simply put, the Internet of Things is connected devices -- everywhere. A recent report from Cisco projects 50 billion connected devices by 2018. If you want to profit from the next big thing, CalAmp is your choice to advance.
Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) is bringing things to light, according to Motley Fool analyst Simon Erickson. The company's organic light emitting diodes, or "OLEDs", shine brighter and consume less power than traditional technologies. A boatload of new opportunities are coming online in 2014, including LG's big-screen televisions, Samsung's Smartphones and tablets, and a new class of wearable electronic devices. This spells big growth for the company's OLED material sales, which increased 115% last year and drove revenue and profits to record levels. As the world becomes increasingly mobile and power-conscious, look for OLED to continue to shine.
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Jamal Carnette owns shares of CALAMP CORP.. Simon Erickson owns shares of Universal Display. Simon Erickson has the following options: short June 2014 $25 puts on CALAMP CORP.. The Motley Fool recommends Universal Display. The Motley Fool owns shares of 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.