Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Research Frontiers, Inc. (NASDAQ:REFR) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

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. “

Separately, Westpark Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $6.00 price objective on shares of Research Frontiers in a report on Monday, February 6th.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) traded down 6.67% during trading on Friday, reaching $1.40. 85,354 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $1.71 and a 200-day moving average price of $2.09. Research Frontiers has a 52 week low of $1.40 and a 52 week high of $5.03. The company’s market capitalization is $33.66 million.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March 13th. The company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. Research Frontiers had a negative net margin of 349.96% and a negative return on equity of 62.47%. Analysts forecast that Research Frontiers will post ($0.14) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Research Frontiers stock. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Research Frontiers, Inc. (NASDAQ:REFR) by 18.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 352,174 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 53,802 shares during the period. FMR LLC owned about 1.46% of Research Frontiers worth $641,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Institutional investors own 20.32% of the company’s stock.

About Research Frontiers

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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