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Universal Electronics Inc (UEIC) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Universal Electronics Inc (UEIC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Universal Electronics Inc is engaged in developing and manufacturing a series of electronic products, including wireless control products, audio-video accessories, intelligent wireless automation components, and software. Universal Electronics Inc has a market cap of $447.646 million; its shares were traded at around $32.40 with a P/E ratio of 39.04 and P/S ratio of 0.67. Universal Electronics Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 5.10% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Universal Electronics Inc reported a revenue of $170.3 million, compared with the revenue of $181.2 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $680.2 million, a decrease of 2.2% from the previous year. For the last five years Universal Electronics Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 5.8% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 85 cents for the year, an increase of -218.1% from previous year. The Universal Electronics Inc had an operating margin of -0.24%, compared with the operating margin of 2.42% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Universal Electronics Inc is 5.82%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Universal Electronics Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $53.2 million, compared with $62.4 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. Universal Electronics Inc has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $32.40, Universal Electronics Inc is traded at 35.6% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $50.30. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.67, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.04. The stock lost 39.61% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Executive Vice President -Asia David Cheung Hyen Chong sold 2,000 shares of UEIC stock on 03/08/2019 at the average price of $31.88. The price of the stock has increased by 1.63% since.
  • Senior Vice President Richard A Jr Firehammer sold 1,011 shares of UEIC stock on 02/26/2019 at the average price of $33.61. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.6% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of UEIC, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.