SOURCE: The Bedford Report

The Bedford Report

December 07, 2011 08:16 ET

Battered Down Cree and Universal Display Poised for Growth

The Bedford Report Provides Equity Research on Cree & Universal Display

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - While LED stocks have been weighed down this year due to reduced prices for LED-based TV backlight and lighting systems, the market continues to show promising growth in the long run. Driven by the growing demand for energy efficient lighting, MarketResearch.com predicts the Global LED market to grow at a CAGR of 7.7 percent over the period 2010-2014.The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Semiconductor industry and provides stock research on Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) and Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ: PANL). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

www.bedfordreport.com/CREE

www.bedfordreport.com/PANL

According to MarketResearch.com's new report, Global LED Market 2010-2014, the "Global LED market has been witnessing an increase in the preference for LED lighting in the Government sector and the Public Sector. However, the high price of LEDs could pose a challenge to the growth of this market."

The LED push is being led by Cree LED Lighting -- one of the world's leading manufacturers dedicated to only producing LED technology. Cree's LED products include blue and green LED chips that are used in various applications, including video screens, gaming displays, function indicator lights, and automotive backlighting.

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Last month Cree announced the commercial availability of its new LMH2 LED module family, designed to speed time-to-market for high-quality LED luminaires. According to Cree's press release, "The modules deliver high efficiency with beautiful light characteristics and color accuracy while maintaining color consistency over the life of the product."

Universal Display Corporation engages in the research, development, and commercialization of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies and materials for use in flat panel display, solid-state lighting, and other product applications. While OLED technology has not taken off yet in the large panel market, PANL could be poised to benefit if OLED does become the new standard for high definition televisions and computers.

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