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Research Frontiers Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-2.43 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume192,433 shs
Average Volume268,809 shs
Market Capitalization$76.28 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Research Frontiers

Research Frontiers Incorporated develops and markets technology and devices to control the flow of light worldwide. 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, and electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, as well as lamination services for and 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 architectural, automotive, marine, and aerospace and appliance applications. Research Frontiers Incorporated was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Woodbury, New York.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Patent owners & lessors
Current SymbolNASDAQ:REFR
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.56 million
Book Value$0.23 per share


Net Income$-3,810,000.00
Net Margins-251.62%




Market Cap$76.28 million
Next Earnings Date8/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

0.46 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

1270th out of 1,563 stocks

Patent Owners & Lessors Industry

23rd out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Research Frontiers?

Research Frontiers saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,350,000 shares, an increase of 24.3% from the March 31st total of 1,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 242,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.7 days. Currently, 9.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Research Frontiers' next earnings date?

Research Frontiers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Research Frontiers' earnings last quarter?

Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The technology company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter. The technology company earned $0.36 million during the quarter. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 251.62% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 42.28%.
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How has Research Frontiers' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Research Frontiers' stock was trading at $2.74 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, REFR stock has decreased by 12.0% and is now trading at $2.41.
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Who are Research Frontiers' key executives?

Research Frontiers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Harary, CEO, Pres, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Director (Age 60, Pay $626.7k)
  • Mr. Michael R. LaPointe, VP of Aerospace Products (Age 62, Pay $64.92k)

Who are some of Research Frontiers' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Research Frontiers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Research Frontiers investors own include MicroVision (MVIS), Energy Transfer (ET), Immunomedics (IMMU), Onconova Therapeutics (ONTX), The Blackstone Group (BX), Elite Pharmaceuticals (ELTP), iBio (IBIO), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), SeaChange International (SEAC) and Weyerhaeuser (WY).

What is Research Frontiers' stock symbol?

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

Who are Research Frontiers' major shareholders?

Research Frontiers' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.18%), Northern Trust Corp (0.90%), Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (0.54%), NorthRock Partners LLC (0.13%) and Barclays PLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Research Frontiers stock include Kevin Douglas and Michael R Lapointe.
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Which institutional investors are selling Research Frontiers stock?

REFR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, and New York State Common Retirement Fund.
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Which institutional investors are buying Research Frontiers stock?

REFR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Barclays PLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, NorthRock Partners LLC, and Shufro Rose & Co. LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Research Frontiers' stock price today?

One share of REFR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.41.

How much money does Research Frontiers make?

Research Frontiers has a market capitalization of $76.28 million and generates $1.56 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Research Frontiers have?

Research Frontiers employs 6 workers across the globe.

What is Research Frontiers' official website?

The official website for Research Frontiers is

Where are Research Frontiers' headquarters?

Research Frontiers is headquartered at 240 CROSSWAYS PARK DRIVE, WOODBURY NY, 11797.

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]

This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by Staff
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