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How to buy Research Frontiers Incorporated (REFR) stock

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Research Frontiers Incorporated
NASDAQ: REFR - USD
ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
$2.18
-$0.01 (-0.46%)

Research Frontiers Incorporated is an electronic components business based in the US. Research Frontiers Incorporated shares (REFR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Research Frontiers Incorporated employs 6 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Research Frontiers Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ: REFR)

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Research Frontiers Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$2.38
52-week range$2.00 - $5.66
50-day moving average $2.28
200-day moving average $3.07
Wall St. target price$3.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.13

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Research Frontiers Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.38 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) -2.86%
3 months (2021-04-28) -12.82%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Research Frontiers Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $685,400
Gross profit TTM $-1,949,085
Return on assets TTM -23.21%
Return on equity TTM -40.29%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.15
Market capitalisation $70.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Research Frontiers Incorporated shares

There are currently 1.1 million Research Frontiers Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Research Frontiers Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 55.1% down from 2.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Research Frontiers Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Research Frontiers Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Research Frontiers Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Research Frontiers Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Research Frontiers Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 278170.10050251). Research Frontiers Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 Research Frontiers Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.

However Research Frontiers Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Research Frontiers Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Research Frontiers Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Research Frontiers Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Research Frontiers Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0407% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Research Frontiers Incorporated shares, roughly 41 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Research Frontiers Incorporated.

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Research Frontiers Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Research Frontiers Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Research Frontiers Incorporated's shares ever split?

Research Frontiers Incorporated's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 15 February 1994. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Research Frontiers Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Research Frontiers Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Research Frontiers Incorporated's share price.

Research Frontiers Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Research Frontiers Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2 up to $5.66. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

REFR.US volatility(beta: 0.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Research Frontiers Incorporated's is 0.9135. This would suggest that Research Frontiers Incorporated's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Research Frontiers Incorporated overview

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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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Research Frontiers Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 14.405% of Research Frontiers Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 18.031% by institutions.
How many people work for Research Frontiers Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 6 work at Research Frontiers Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Research Frontiers Incorporated?
Research Frontiers Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Research Frontiers Incorporated based?
Research Frontiers Incorporated's address is: 240 Crossways Park Drive, Woodbury, NY, United States, 11797-2033
What is Research Frontiers Incorporated's ISIN number?
Research Frontiers Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US7609111072
What is Research Frontiers Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Research Frontiers Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 760911107

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