NASDAQ:REFR - Research Frontiers Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.28 -0.02 (-0.87 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.2799
Today's Range$2.21 - $2.29
52-Week Range$0.60 - $3.49
Volume2,842 shs
Average Volume113,637 shs
Market Capitalization$65.37 million
P/E Ratio-22.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
Research Frontiers Incorporated develops and markets technology and devices to control the flow of light in the United States. The company develops and licenses suspended particle device (SPD-Smart) light-control technology to companies that manufacture and market the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion, the light-control panels made by laminating the film, lamination services, and electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, as well as the end-products, such as windows, skylights, and sunroofs. Its SPD-Smart light-control technology is used in various product applications, including windows, sunshades, skylights, and interior partitions for homes and buildings; automotive windows, sunroofs, sun-visors, sunshades, rear-view mirrors, instrument panels, and navigation systems; aircraft windows; museum display panels and eyewear products; and flat panel displays for electronic products. The company serves aerospace, architectural, automotive, and marine industries. Research Frontiers Incorporated was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Woodbury, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Patent owners & lessors
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:REFR
CUSIPN/A
Phone516-364-1902

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 million
Book Value$0.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-2,690,000.00
Net Margins-179.70%

Miscellaneous

Employees9
Market Cap$65.37 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Research Frontiers' stock symbol?

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

How were Research Frontiers' earnings last quarter?

Research Frontiers, Inc. (NASDAQ:REFR) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 13th. The technology company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The technology company had revenue of $0.33 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.48 million. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 179.70% and a negative return on equity of 77.54%. View Research Frontiers' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for REFR?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Research Frontiers' stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $3.00. On average, they expect Research Frontiers' stock price to reach $3.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Research Frontiers.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Research Frontiers?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Research Frontiers in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Research Frontiers.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Research Frontiers stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Research Frontiers stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "RESEARCH FRONTIERS INC. is primarily engaged in the development and licensing of suspended particle technology and devices to control the transmission of light. " (10/9/2018)
  • 2. Westpark Capital analysts commented, "Weak Quarter; Strategic Investment and Potential Auto OEM Addition Keeps us Optimistic." (8/16/2018)

Has Research Frontiers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about REFR stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,102,528 shares, an increase of 70.2% from the January 31st total of 647,612 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 213,142 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 5.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Research Frontiers' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Research Frontiers' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Research Frontiers own?

Who are Research Frontiers' key executives?

Research Frontiers' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Harary, CEO, Pres, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Seth L. Van Voorhees, CFO, VP of Bus. Devel., Treasurer & Pres of VariGuard Bus. Unit (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steven M. Slovak, VP of Technology (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael R. LaPointe, VP of Aerospace Products (Age 60)

How do I buy shares of Research Frontiers?

Shares of REFR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Research Frontiers' stock price today?

One share of REFR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.28.

How big of a company is Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers has a market capitalization of $65.37 million and generates $1.49 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-2,690,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.10) on an earnings per share basis. Research Frontiers employs 9 workers across the globe.

What is Research Frontiers' official website?

The official website for Research Frontiers is http://www.smartglass.com.

How can I contact Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers' mailing address is 240 CROSSWAYS PARK DRIVE, WOODBURY NY, 11797. The technology company can be reached via phone at 516-364-1902 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Research Frontiers (NASDAQ REFR)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  121 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  139 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  260
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Research Frontiers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe REFR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe REFR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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