Research Frontiers (REFR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows
Headlines about Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 47.1671811130571 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Zacks: Brokerages Expect Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $470,000.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
- Westpark Capital Reiterates “$4.00” Price Target for Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Investor Network: Research Frontiers Incorporated to Host Earnings Call (finance.yahoo.com)
- Research Frontiers Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
REFR has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Research Frontiers from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. ValuEngine raised Research Frontiers from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. Finally, Westpark Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Research Frontiers in a research report on Monday, May 8th.
Shares of Research Frontiers (NASDAQ REFR) opened at 1.14 on Wednesday. The stock’s market cap is $27.41 million. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $1.26 and a 200 day moving average price of $1.42. Research Frontiers has a one year low of $0.98 and a one year high of $3.24.
Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. Research Frontiers had a negative return on equity of 73.14% and a negative net margin of 255.89%. The firm had revenue of $0.35 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $0.38 million. Equities research analysts expect that Research Frontiers will post ($0.13) earnings per share for the current year.
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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