News coverage about Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.930126124883 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

REFR has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Research Frontiers from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.25 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. ValuEngine raised shares of Research Frontiers from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Finally, Westpark Capital set a $4.00 price target on shares of Research Frontiers and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) opened at 1.27 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $1.20 and its 200 day moving average is $1.33. The company’s market capitalization is $30.53 million. Research Frontiers has a 52 week low of $0.98 and a 52 week high of $3.24.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $0.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.38 million. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 255.89% and a negative return on equity of 73.14%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Research Frontiers will post ($0.08) earnings per share for the current year.

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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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