Research Frontiers Incorporated Company Profile (NASDAQ:REFR)

About Research Frontiers Incorporated

Research Frontiers Incorporated logoResearch Frontiers Incorporated (Research Frontiers) is engaged in the development and marketing of technology and devices to control the flow of light. The Company develops and licenses its patented suspended particle device (SPD-Smart) light-control technology to other companies that manufacture and market either the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion, lamination services, electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, or the end-products themselves, such as smart windows, skylights and sunroofs. Research Frontiers has approximately 40 companies that, in the aggregate, are licensed to serve over four SPD-Smart application areas, including aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine products. Its VariGuard business unit markets and sells SPD-Smart products directly to customers for specialty uses, such as the protection of artwork and light-sensitive documents in museums and private collections.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Industrial Electrical Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: REFR
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1.87
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2.25
  • 52-Week Range: $24,043,000.00 - $1.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -10.63
  • P/E Growth: -0.32
  • Market Cap: $40.87M
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,043,000
  • Beta: 0.19
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -349.96%
  • Return on Equity: -62.47%
  • Return on Assets: -57.91%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 10.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 10.00%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $6.00 (252.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Westpark CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$6.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017        
5/5/2016Q116($0.05)($0.05)$409.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q415($0.02)($0.08)ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.02)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($0.05)($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2015($0.11)($0.06)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2014($0.04)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.16 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q2 20161$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q3 20162($0.01)$0.02$0.01
Q4 20161$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q1 20171($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
Q2 20171($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
Q3 20171($0.03)($0.03)($0.03)
Q4 20171($0.03)($0.03)($0.03)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 20.32%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/22/2015Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.05$10,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.10$10,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Robert L SaxeChairmanSell6,212$5.19$32,240.28View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy3,000$5.59$16,770.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.39$10,780.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.90$11,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy53,107$5.52$293,150.64View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.62$11,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy3,000$5.33$15,990.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy59,991$5.30$317,952.30View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Darryl DaigleDirectorBuy2,450$5.29$12,960.50View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy29,308$5.24$153,573.92View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy750,000$4.65$3,487,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.80$11,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.76$11,520.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$6.37$12,740.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013Darryl DaigleDirectorBuy1,500$5.69$8,535.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy1,000$5.77$5,770.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Darryl DaigleDirectorBuy1,150$5.69$6,543.50View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$6.98$13,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$7.30$14,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Steven Michael SlovakVPSell15,000$7.07$106,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Michael R LapointeVPSell1,500$6.80$10,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy3,000$5.10$15,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$5.00$10,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Darryl DaigleDirectorBuy1,410$4.28$6,034.80View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy2,000$4.39$8,780.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy1,000$4.44$4,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Alexander KaganowiczDirectorBuy7,000$4.52$31,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Steven Michael SlovakVPSell10,000$4.70$47,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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What is Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock symbol?

Research Frontiers Incorporated trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "REFR."

Where is Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock going? Where will Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Research Frontiers Incorporated announce their earnings?

Research Frontiers Incorporated is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns Research Frontiers Incorporated stock?

Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (1.46%).

Who bought Research Frontiers Incorporated stock? Who is buying Research Frontiers Incorporated stock?

Research Frontiers Incorporated's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC.

How do I buy Research Frontiers Incorporated stock?

Shares of Research Frontiers Incorporated can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Research Frontiers Incorporated stock cost?

One share of Research Frontiers Incorporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.70.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff