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

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$1.65 -0.04 (-2.37 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.65
Today's Range$1.55 - $1.7085
52-Week Range$0.60 - $1.95
Volume53,548 shs
Average Volume42,123 shs
Market Capitalization$46.75 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.

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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 / Sales30.22
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$0.11 per share
Price / Book15.00

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$46.75 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.01. The technology company earned $0.36 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.50 million. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 194.70% and a negative return on equity of 81.44%. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-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 81.8% 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 trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.0 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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)

Who are Research Frontiers' major shareholders?

Research Frontiers' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (1.54%). Company insiders that own Research Frontiers stock include Alexander Kaganowicz, Darryl Daigle, Gregory George Grimes, Joseph M Harary, Kevin Douglas and Voorhees Seth Van. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Research Frontiers.

Which institutional investors are selling Research Frontiers stock?

REFR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Research Frontiers.

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 $1.65.

How big of a company is Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers has a market capitalization of $46.75 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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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