Vizio widened its lead in the U.S. liquid-crystal-display (LCD) television market in the fourth quarter, accounting for 27.6% of the country's sales, according to a report from research firm iSuppli on Thursday. Vizio, a closely held California company, sells lower-priced flat-screen TVs that proved popular during the holiday season.

Samsung, the No. 2 seller of LCDs in the U.S., made up 20.2% of the market share, meaning that Vizio outsold Samsung by more than seven percentage points. Vizio scored a two-percentage-point lead over Samsung in the third quarter, up from a one-point lead in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Meanwhile, Sony came in at third place, accounting for 10.1% of the U.S. LCD market in the quarter. That's an increase from the 9.7% market share it held in the third quarter, but down from 13.3% in the year-ago quarter.

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pauvycon

Vizio TV's are junk . I bought one because they were made in the USA and it lasted until one month after the warranty ran out. It lasted 13 months and customer service was no help at all. I will not buy another one and I discourage anyone else from buying one.

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Dennis

THESE ARE NOT MADE IN THE US THEY ARE SHIPPED TO CHINO CA AND WHSE THERE AND I DRIVE FOR A CO THAT BRINGS BACK ALL OF COSTCO WHSE RETURNS AND WE TAKE IN TO THAT WHSE 8 53 FT TRAILERS A DAY FULL OF RETURNS AND AND THIS HAS ABOUT 65 TV 'S ON EACH TRAILER THESE ARE ALL RETURNS DIFF REASONS DONT WORK OR NO SOUND OR NO POWER GOING TO THE TV IT'S SELF I WOULD NOT BUY THIS JUNK EVER.

February 26 2011 at 12:15 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
buzzingstreet

Nice post. Its always better to think before investing money in stock market. Investment should be done in share market but with the aim to increase our funds so speculation should not be the mode of investment. Investors should know why they are investing money in any stock.
Regards

February 25 2011 at 7:49 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply