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Research Frontiers develops and markets technology and devices to control the flow of light. The Company develops and licenses suspended particle device (SPD-Smart) light-control technology to companies that manufacture and market the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion, the light-control panels made by laminating the film, lamination services, and electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, as well as the end-products, such as windows, skylights, and sunroofs. Its SPD-Smart light-control technology is used in various product applications, including automotive and aircraft windows, sunroofs, sun-visors, sunshades, rear-view mirrors, instrument panels, and eyewear products.

TypePublic
Founded1965
HQWoodbury, US
Websitesmartglass.com

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)8(-11%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.6 M(+6%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$2.8 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Research Frontiers

Joseph M. Harary

Joseph M. Harary

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Seth L. van Voorhees

Seth L. van Voorhees

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Vice President – Business Development
Michael R. Lapointe

Michael R. Lapointe

Vice President – Aerospace Products
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Research Frontiers Office Locations

Research Frontiers has offices in Woodbury and Bogotá
Woodbury, US (HQ)
240 Crossways Park Dr
Bogotá, CO
Cl. 15 #35-59
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Research Frontiers Financials and Metrics

Research Frontiers Revenue

Research Frontiers's revenue was reported to be $1.56 m in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

165.6k

Net income (Q3, 2020)

(434.2k)

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

(443.4k)

Market capitalization (20-Nov-2020)

86.2m

Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)

2.8

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

5.4m

EV

81.6m
Research Frontiers's current market capitalization is $86.2 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.4m8.4m5.9m7.6m5.7m1.7m1.7m3.0m6.6m

Accounts Receivable

4.2m4.5m597.4k689.7k

Prepaid Expenses

169.6k201.9k29.7k52.7k58.8k

Inventories

135.1k121.3k133.5k256.9k
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(4.1m)(3.1m)(5.8m)(4.4m)(4.3m)(4.2m)(2.4m)(2.7m)(3.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

39.9k35.0k45.2k31.8k140.2k188.5k175.6k181.0k195.4k

Inventories

94.5k2.9k(12.2k)(123.4k)

Accounts Payable

(2.3k)(67.5k)(80.1k)345.4k(14.5k)(98.9k)(56.3k)94.2k1.9k
USDQ2, 2011

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Research Frontiers Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

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Research Frontiers Online and Social Media Presence

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Research Frontiers News and Updates

Research Frontiers Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Management to Host Conference Call at 4:30 p.m.

Research Frontiers Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Management to Host Conference Call at 4:30 p.m. Management to Host Conference Call at 4:30 p.m.

Research Frontiers Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Management to Host Conference Call at 4:30 p.m.

Research Frontiers CEO Joseph Harary to Demonstrate How SPD-SmartGlass Can Help Electric and Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles Run More Efficiently, Drive Farther, and Make Occupants Safer and More Comfortable

Novi, Michigan, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 13, 2019 Research Frontiers CEO, Joseph M. Harary, will present the benefits of SPD-SmartGlass to the Automotive Industry at the 5th International CTI Automotive Glazing USA conference in Novi, Michigan.

Research Frontiers to Host Year-End Conference Call

WOODBURY, NY, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2018 financial results at 4:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, March 14, 2019. In conjunction with the announcement, the company will host a conference call a…
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Research Frontiers Blogs

RESEARCH FRONTIERS TO HOST THIRD QUARTER 2020 CONFERENCE CALL

WOODBURY, NY, November 2, 2020. Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Research Frontiers will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 5, 2020 to discuss its th…

GRAHAM SETTLE JOINS RESEARCH FRONTIERS BOARD TO REPLACE RETIRING DIRECTOR GREGORY G. GRIMES

WOODBURY, NY, Aug. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced today the retirement of Board member Gregory G. Grimes effective August 17, 2020. Mr. Grimes has been a member of the Board since 2011, was the Chairman of its Compensation and Stock Option Committee and …

Research Frontiers Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

WOODBURY, N.Y., Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced its financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2020. Management will host a conference call today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its financial and operating results as well as recent …

RESEARCH FRONTIERS TO HOST SECOND QUARTER 2020 CONFERENCE CALL

WOODBURY, NY, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Research Frontiers will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 6, 2020 to di…

RESEARCH FRONTIERS ADDED TO RUSSELL 2000® INDEX

Woodbury, New York. June 29, 2020 – Research Frontiers (Nasdaq: REFR) today announced that it has been added to the Russell 2000® Index effective at the U.S. market open today, June 29, 2020. The Annual Russell index reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest US stocks ranking them by total market ca…

Research Frontiers Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

WOODBURY, N.Y., May 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced its financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Management will host a conference call today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its financial and operating results as well as recent d…
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Research Frontiers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Research Frontiers founded?

    Research Frontiers was founded in 1965.

  • Who are Research Frontiers key executives?

    Research Frontiers's key executives are Joseph M. Harary, Seth L. van Voorhees and Michael R. Lapointe.

  • How many employees does Research Frontiers have?

    Research Frontiers has 8 employees.

  • What is Research Frontiers revenue?

    Latest Research Frontiers annual revenue is $1.6 m.

  • What is Research Frontiers revenue per employee?

    Latest Research Frontiers revenue per employee is $195.5 k.

  • Who are Research Frontiers competitors?

    Competitors of Research Frontiers include Surmet, Pyser Optics and Ace Glass.

  • Where is Research Frontiers headquarters?

    Research Frontiers headquarters is located at 240 Crossways Park Dr, Woodbury.

  • Where are Research Frontiers offices?

    Research Frontiers has offices in Woodbury and Bogotá.

  • How many offices does Research Frontiers have?

    Research Frontiers has 2 offices.