They've had two terrible conference calls out of the last three.
By Maxx Chatsko's calculation the likelihood of hitting their estimates for this year is tiny... yet they didn't lower estimates... and if they miss, it's three bad calls out of four or perhaps four out of five. Not exactly the climate you'd want to have if you were on a trajectory needing to raise money at some point by selling more shares.
The only thing that saves them is a good news announcement that isn't fluff, where some analysts can estimate large positive impact, unlike what happened with BASF and UPS where the details are lacking and at the CC they answered about UPS with weasel words.
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here's the scientific paper:
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Iridium Cyclometalates with Tethered o-Carboranes: Impact of Restricted Rotation of o-Carborane on Phosphorescence Efficiency
Young Hoon Lee †, Jihyun Park †, Junseong Lee §, Sang Uck Lee *‡, and Min Hyung Lee *†
† Department of Chemistry and EHSRC, University of Ulsan, Ulsan 680-749, Republic of Korea
‡ Department of Applied Chemistry, Hanyang University, Ansan 426-791, Republic of Korea
§ Department of Chemistry, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 500-757, Republic of Korea
J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
Publication Date (Web): June 15, 2015
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"Researchers from Korea's Ulsan Institute of Technology announced that they have developed a new technique that can improve the efficiency of Iridium-doped phosphorescent emitters by more than 30 times."
" They are making progress on blue, but have nothing to report. Said single layer encapsulation and OVPD are both coming along nicely, but are still in the Research phase(R of R&D)."
took a long time to get back up here