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What: Shares of OLED pioneer Universal Display
So what: The drop was a magnified version of the falls taken by Japanese electronics manufacturers Sony
Now what: This drop comes on the very eve of Universal Display's fourth-quarter report, and the health of its Japan-based partners will undoubtedly be a hot topic of discussion in this earnings call. The disaster-related downside is for real, though the long-term progress toward universal OLED adoption that eventually leads to profitability is undamaged. Universal Display's share price has more than tripled over the last year, even after this setback.
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