Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday, October 10th.

According to Zacks, “RESEARCH FRONTIERS INC. is primarily engaged in the development and licensing of suspended particle technology and devices to control the transmission of light. “

REFR has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Westpark Capital set a $4.00 target price on shares of Research Frontiers and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of Research Frontiers from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) opened at 1.23 on Tuesday. Research Frontiers has a 52 week low of $0.98 and a 52 week high of $2.46. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $1.20 and its 200-day moving average price is $1.23. The company’s market capitalization is $29.57 million.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 255.89% and a negative return on equity of 73.14%. The business had revenue of $0.35 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.38 million. Equities analysts forecast that Research Frontiers will post ($0.08) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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An institutional investor recently raised its position in Research Frontiers stock. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC raised its stake in Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 132,950 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,200 shares during the period. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC owned 0.55% of Research Frontiers worth $172,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 17.49% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Research Frontiers Company Profile

Research Frontiers Incorporated (Research Frontiers) is engaged in the development and marketing of technology and devices to control the flow of light. The Company develops and licenses its patented suspended particle device (SPD-Smart) light-control technology to other companies that manufacture and market either the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion, lamination services, electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, or the end-products themselves, such as smart windows, skylights and sunroofs.

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According to Zacks, “RESEARCH FRONTIERS INC. is primarily engaged in the development and licensing of suspended particle technology and devices to control the transmission of light. “

REFR has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Westpark Capital set a $4.00 target price on shares of Research Frontiers and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of Research Frontiers from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) opened at 1.23 on Tuesday. Research Frontiers has a 52 week low of $0.98 and a 52 week high of $2.46. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $1.20 and its 200-day moving average price is $1.23. The company’s market capitalization is $29.57 million.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 255.89% and a negative return on equity of 73.14%. The business had revenue of $0.35 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.38 million. Equities analysts forecast that Research Frontiers will post ($0.08) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: “Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research” was originally published by The Ledger Gazette and is the sole property of of The Ledger Gazette. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of international copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this report can be viewed at https://ledgergazette.com/2017/10/19/research-frontiers-incorporated-refr-downgraded-to-hold-at-zacks-investment-research.html.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Research Frontiers stock. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC raised its stake in Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 132,950 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,200 shares during the period. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC owned 0.55% of Research Frontiers worth $172,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 17.49% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Research Frontiers Company Profile

Research Frontiers Incorporated (Research Frontiers) is engaged in the development and marketing of technology and devices to control the flow of light. The Company develops and licenses its patented suspended particle device (SPD-Smart) light-control technology to other companies that manufacture and market either the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion, lamination services, electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, or the end-products themselves, such as smart windows, skylights and sunroofs.

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