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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 2019)9(+29%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.6 M(+6%)
Share Price (May 2020)$4.4 (-8%)

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 (Q1, 2020)

356.2k

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(624.6k)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(647.6k)

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

139.8m

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

4.4

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

5.8m

EV

134.9m
Research Frontiers's current market capitalization is $139.8 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
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-208.3 x

EV/CFO

-177.9 x

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Research Frontiers News and Updates

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…

Intelligent Glass 2019 Global Market Key Players - Sage Electrochromics, Research Frontiers Incorporated, View Inc, PPG Industries, Asahi Glass, Gentex Corporation, Hitachi Chemical, Glass Apps, Pleotint......

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Research Frontiers Blogs

RESEARCH FRONTIERS’ SPD-SMARTGLASS LICENSED TO GLATIC TO PRODUCE SPD-SMART WINDOWS FOR THE SOUTH KOREAN ARCHITECTURAL MARKET

RFI Glatic SPDSmartGlass Press December 31 2019 – Word File RFI Glatic SPDSmartGlass Press December 31 2019 – PDF File Woodbury, New York and Seoul, Korea. December 31, 2019 – Research Frontiers (Nasdaq: REFR) and Glatic Co., Ltd. jointly announced today that Glatic has acquired a license from Resea…

SMART GLASS INDUSTRY AND WORLD’S AUTOMAKERS COME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF GAUZY LTD. STATE OF THE ART FACTORY TO MAKE SPD-SMART LIGHT CONTROL FILM

Research Frontiers and Gauzy Press Release December 5 2019 – Word File Research Frontiers and Gauzy Press Release December 5 2019 – PDF File Tel Aviv, Israel, Woodbury, New York and Stuttgart, Germany. December 5, 2019 – Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR), Israel-based material science company G…

Video of SPD-SmartGlass on the McLaren GT

Research Frontiers invites you to view the following video of SPD-SmartGlass on the McLaren GT:   The post Video of SPD-SmartGlass on the McLaren GT appeared first on Smart Glass | Research Frontiers.

Research Frontiers Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Research Frontiers Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results – Word File Research Frontiers Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results – PDF File Management to Host Conference Call at 4:30 p.m. WOODBURY, N.Y., November 7, 2019 – Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced its financial res…

RESEARCH FRONTIERS TO HOST THIRD QUARTER 2019 CONFERENCE CALL

Research Frontiers To Host Third Quarter 2019 Conference Call  Word File Research Frontiers To Host Third Quarter 2019 Conference Call  PDF File WOODBURY, NY, November 4, 2019. Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2019 financial results on Thu…

RESEARCH FRONTIERS TO HOST THIRD QUARTER 2019 CONFERENCE CALLR

Research Frontiers To Host Third Quarter 2019 Conference Call  Word File Research Frontiers To Host Third Quarter 2019 Conference Call  PDF File WOODBURY, NY, November 4, 2019. Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2019 financial results on Thu…
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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 9 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 $173.8 k.

  • Who are Research Frontiers competitors?

    Competitors of Research Frontiers include Bodle Technologies, 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.