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

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$1.57 +0.09 (+6.08 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.48
Today's Range$1.45 - $1.58
52-Week Range$0.60 - $1.95
Volume40,600 shs
Average Volume35,049 shs
Market Capitalization$40.94 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.04
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.

Receive REFR News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for REFR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio12.00
Quick Ratio12.00

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.51 million
Price / Sales28.76
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$0.11 per share
Price / Book14.27

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.10)
Net Income$-2,410,000.00
Net Margins-194.70%
Return on Equity-81.44%
Return on Assets-68.97%

Miscellaneous

Employees7
Outstanding Shares27,660,000
Market Cap$40.94 million
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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.01. The technology company earned $0.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.50 million. Research Frontiers had a negative return on equity of 81.44% and a negative net margin of 194.70%. View Research Frontiers' Earnings History.

When is Research Frontiers' next earnings date?

Research Frontiers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Research Frontiers.

What price target have analysts set for REFR?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Research Frontiers' shares. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $3.00. On average, they expect Research Frontiers' stock price to reach $3.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 91.1% 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?

News stories about REFR stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a news sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers saw a decrease in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 370,839 shares, a decrease of 36.8% from the October 31st total of 586,633 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 37,242 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.0 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's stock are short sold. View Research Frontiers' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Research Frontiers' key competitors?

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 57)
  • Mr. Seth L. Van Voorhees, CFO, VP of Bus. Devel., Treasurer & Pres of VariGuard Bus. Unit (Age 57)
  • Mr. Steven M. Slovak, VP of Technology (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael R. LaPointe, VP of Aerospace Products (Age 59)

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 $1.57.

How big of a company is Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers has a market capitalization of $40.94 million and generates $1.51 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-2,410,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.10) on an earnings per share basis. Research Frontiers employs 7 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:  116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  251
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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel