PMA Research Launches All-Displays Tracking Report Series

San Juan Capistrano, California, USA – July 26, 2017. PMA Research, the market information experts on the professional Displays market, recently launched a new report series, The All Displays Distributor Tracking Report which looks at sell-through volumes of professional Flat Panels and Projectors from major PC/IT and AV distributors throughout the United States.

PMA’s Professional All Displays Distributor Tracking Report offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales and true volume-weighted wholesale prices of Large-Format Flat Panel Displays and Projectors sold by leading Distributors in the United States. This report is unique in that it combines flat panel and projector sell-through data into one report, making it easy to compare and analyze these different display product segments.

This monthly report shows monthly sell-through volumes from major PC/IT and AV distributors throughout the United States. The All Displays Distributor Tracking report provides curated distribution-channel sales data for display products that are designed for professional use by the manufacturer. Sales data for consumer products is not included in this report. For every quarter-ending month, this report provides consolidated quarterly data and trend analysis along with sales data for individual model numbers. For Flat Panels, the report covers models 55-inches and larger. For Projectors, it looks at models 500 lumens and above.

The All Displays Distributor Tracking Report is in the format of an interactive pivot table, making it easy to customize the report and analyze display product trends. The pivot table choices include brand, weight (for projectors), screen size (for flat panels), brightness, resolutions and average wholesale prices.

The most recent report for June 2017 shows combined unit sales of professional projectors and flat panel displays grew 15% in 2Q2017 and revenues grew 20%.Year-over-year unit sales were up 7% and revenues were up 11% over 2Q2016 as well.

Professional Display Sales Mix

Unit sales of displays were closely split between projectors (51%) and flat panels (49%) in 2Q2017 with a slight uptick in flat panel sales when compared with the first quarter. Flat panel revenues represented 62% of total display sales in the second quarter similar to last quarter.

Professional Display Pricing Trends

The overall average street price for both projectors and flat panel displays rose in the second quarter. Projector prices rose 8% over last quarter while FPD prices rose 1%. The increase in projector prices reflects the increase in sales of high-brightness projectors equipped with solid-state lighting which continued to gain share throughout the quarter. The increased flat panel price reflects an increase in sales for models above 70-inches in the second quarter.

This report is available by annual subscription and includes a monthly pivot table and a twice annual PowerPoint companion report looking at half-yearly trends.

About PMA Research

PMA Research (PMA) specializes in worldwide market information for the projector industry, including detailed and comprehensive coverage of High-End Projectors, Mainstream Projectors, and Pico Projectors. With a series of quarterly projector shipment and forecast reports along with monthly sales tracking, PMA publishes data-driven insights for projector manufacturers, component suppliers, accessory companies and channel partners.  Expanded coverage of the display industry includes market information on U.S. Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays. PMA’s Flat Panel Tracking Reports offer timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, revenues and true volume-weighted street prices of Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays sold by leading U.S. dealers, systems integrators, and distributors.

PMA Research was formerly Pacific Media Associates, which was established by Dr. William Coggshall. Dr. Coggshall was a co-founder of Dataquest (now part of Gartner) and helped start the syndicated high-tech market information business. PMA Research has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company’s US headquarters is located at 25852 Avenida Cabrillo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. Phone: +1 (949) 493-4601.