Research Frontiers Incorporated (REFR): Price and Financial Metrics

Research Frontiers Incorporated (REFR): $1.70

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REFR Stock Summary

  • REFR has a market capitalization of $62,034,776 -- more than approximately only 10.8% of US stocks.
  • REFR's price/sales ratio is 49.12; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 96.16% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Research Frontiers Inc comes in at 84.28%, a number that bests 90.2% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Research Frontiers Inc are GLBE, XERS, PWFL, BIOC, and AUTO.
  • Visit REFR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

REFR Valuation Summary

  • REFR's price/sales ratio is 115.2; this is 2013.76% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, REFR's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.4.
  • REFR's price/sales ratio has moved down 736.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for REFR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
REFR 2021-09-01 115.2 16.6 -29.9 -28.8
REFR 2021-08-31 116.4 16.8 -30.2 -29.0
REFR 2021-08-30 113.8 16.4 -29.5 -28.4
REFR 2021-08-27 111.7 16.1 -29.0 -27.8
REFR 2021-08-26 109.1 15.7 -28.3 -27.2
REFR 2021-08-25 107.2 15.4 -27.8 -26.7

REFR Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -27.49%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 154.18%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -60.96%.
Over the past 34 months, REFR's revenue has gone down $210,994.

The table below shows REFR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1.263034 -1.804293 -1.846352
2021-09-30 1.181061 -2.480979 -1.946694
2021-09-30 1.181061 -2.486524 -1.946694
2021-06-30 0.623224 -2.399486 -2.402531
2021-03-31 0.6854 -2.137128 -2.273577
2020-12-31 0.82845 -2.252691 -2.340864

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REFR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1.70 52-week high $3.18
Prev. close $1.61 52-week low $1.34
Day low $1.62 Volume 14,400
Day high $1.71 Avg. volume 48,735
50-day MA $1.87 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.02 Market Cap 53.81M

Research Frontiers Incorporated (REFR) Company Bio

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 automotive, aerospace and marine, and architectural industries. Research Frontiers Incorporated was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Woodbury, New York.

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We're Not Very Worried About Research Frontiers' (NASDAQ:REFR) Cash Burn Rate

We can readily understand why investors are attracted to unprofitable companies. For example, although...

Yahoo | February 10, 2022


Woodbury New York., Tel Aviv, Israel., Brignais, France, Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research Frontiers, and its licensee and strategic investor Gauzy Ltd. announced today that, following successfully raising $60 million in a Series D financing, Gauzy has acquired Research Frontiers licensee, Vision Systems. With the consolidation of the two companies, the combined entity now has: International subsidiaries on six continentsProduct availability through direct fulfillment and a distribution

Yahoo | February 8, 2022


Las Vegas, Nevada., Jan. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The idea of a truly “smart city” requires the symbiotic interaction of buildings, people, and vehicles. Never before, until this week’s CES, has one technology platform crossed across all of these areas to enhance the efficiency, comfort and functionality of how people live, work, and move. Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) and Gauzy Ltd., a world-leading vendor of material science and light-control technologies, announced today that Gau

Yahoo | January 3, 2022

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Sells 54,614 Shares of Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp reduced its position in shares of Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) by 74.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 18,394 shares of the technology companys stock after selling 54,614 shares during the quarter. Bank of New York []

Transcript Daily | November 10, 2021

Investing in Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) three years ago would have delivered you a 98% gain

By buying an index fund, investors can approximate the average market return. But if you pick the right individual...

Yahoo | November 8, 2021

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REFR Price Returns

1-mo -9.57%
3-mo -13.04%
6-mo -17.87%
1-year -28.57%
3-year -40.35%
5-year 55.96%
YTD -1.16%
2021 -38.79%
2020 -6.64%
2019 92.95%
2018 50.00%
2017 -42.86%

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