Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Research Frontiers (REFR) Stock Price
News coverage about Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Research Frontiers earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.2912390217639 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Research Frontiers (REFR) opened at 1.17 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $1.19 and its 200 day moving average is $1.24. Research Frontiers has a 12 month low of $0.98 and a 12 month high of $2.58. The stock’s market capitalization is $28.13 million.
Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $0.35 million for 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%. Analysts anticipate that Research Frontiers will post ($0.08) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Research Frontiers from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. 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. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Research Frontiers from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd.
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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