NASDAQ:REFR - Research Frontiers Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$0.83 +0.01 (+1.22 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.82
Today's Range$0.82 - $0.84
52-Week Range$0.60 - $1.46
Volume8,725 shs
Average Volume56,903 shs
Market Capitalization$21.62 million
P/E Ratio-8.20
Dividend YieldN/A
Research Frontiers logoResearch 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Patent owners & lessors
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.12
Quick Ratio6.12


Trailing P/E Ratio-8.20
Forward P/E Ratio-10.38
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.51 million
Price / Sales13.98
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.11 per share
Price / Book7.55


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.10)
Net Income$-2,410,000.00
Net Margins-145.67%
Return on Equity-73.63%
Return on Assets-64.80%


Outstanding Shares25,430,000
Market Cap$21.62

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) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 14th. The technology company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter. The technology company earned $0.43 million during the quarter. Research Frontiers had a negative return on equity of 73.63% and a negative net margin of 145.67%. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Research Frontiers.

What price target have analysts set for REFR?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Research Frontiers' shares. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $3.00. On average, they anticipate Research Frontiers' stock price to reach $3.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 261.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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. " (7/18/2018)
  • 2. Westpark Capital analysts commented, "We lower our PT to $3 to reflect this delayed announcement. We maintain our Outperform Rating on REFR. Adding newer licensees. The company is continuing to add more licensees to its roster. During Q4, REFR added Gauzy as a licensee to focus on the architectural market. Since the architectural market is much bigger than automotive market, in terms of glass deployment, we view this as a positive development for the company. As REFR doesn’t manufacture the products using SPD technology, we believe the addition of licensees will grow its future revenue pipeline. REFR’s revenues for F’17 stood at $1.5 million, a 22% Y/Y increase. The increase in revenue came from growth in its key verticals including automotive, marine and architectural markets. However, the company’s revenues from the aircraft industry went down during Q4, which management attributed to timing of deliveries of aircraft windows to customers." (3/16/2018)

Are investors shorting Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 365,144 shares, a decline of 38.3% from the May 31st total of 592,035 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 26,553 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 13.8 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's shares 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 Ph.D., CFO, VP - Bus. Devel., Treasurer and Pres - VariGuard Bus. Unit (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael R. LaPointe, VP of Aerospace Products (Age 59)
  • Mr. Steven M. Slovak, VP of Technology (Age 56)

Has Research Frontiers been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about REFR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.08 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 $0.83.

How big of a company is Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers has a market capitalization of $21.62 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.

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:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  114 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  209
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 7/20/2018 by Staff

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