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1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

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Financial Strength : 10/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
REFR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. REFR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
REFR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.93
REFR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. REFR: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
REFR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.95 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.93
0.57
0.99
Interest Coverage No Debt
REFR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 55.20 vs. REFR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
REFR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 24.97
WACC vs ROIC
3.59%
-252.96%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
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••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -345.39
REFR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. REFR: -345.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
REFR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1965.42  Med: -313.31 Max: -163.63
Current: -345.39
-1965.42
-163.63
Net Margin % -342.96
REFR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. REFR: -342.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
REFR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1881.84  Med: -311.22 Max: -154.46
Current: -342.96
-1881.84
-154.46
ROE % -60.76
REFR's ROE % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. REFR: -60.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
REFR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -146.55  Med: -53.51 Max: -34.68
Current: -60.76
-146.55
-34.68
ROA % -56.35
REFR's ROA % is ranked lower than
97% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. REFR: -56.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
REFR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -138.67  Med: -51.44 Max: -33.67
Current: -56.35
-138.67
-33.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -258.07
REFR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. REFR: -258.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
REFR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6870.43  Med: -951.94 Max: -245.78
Current: -258.07
-6870.43
-245.78
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -18.40
REFR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. REFR: -18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
REFR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.2  Med: -3.5 Max: 121.7
Current: -18.4
-47.2
121.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -13.50
REFR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. REFR: -13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
REFR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.5  Med: 1 Max: 26.2
Current: -13.5
-24.5
26.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -11.50
REFR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. REFR: -11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
REFR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 1.4 Max: 25.3
Current: -11.5
-23.9
25.3
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Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334419    SIC: 3679
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Traded in other countries:RFR.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Research Frontiers Inc develops and licenses its patented suspended particle device light-control technology to other companies that manufacture and market either the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion.

Research Frontiers Inc was incorporated in 1965. The Company develops and licenses its patented suspended particle device light-control technology to other companies that manufacture and market either the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, light-control film made from the chemical emulsion.

Top Ranked Articles about Research Frontiers Inc

Research Frontiers Mourns the Passing of Robert L. Saxe: Its Founder, Chairman, and Chief Technology Officer
WOODBURY, NY --(Marketwired - June 30, 2016) - Research Frontiers Inc. sadly announces that its Founder, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Robert ("Bob") L. Saxe, passed away yesterday evening. Mr. Saxe started Research Frontiers over 50 years ago. Under his leadership, the Company achieved world-wide recognition as the premier developer of SPD-Smart light control technology currently used in automobiles, aircraft, yachts, homes and offices, and museums."Bob will be sorely missed by the company, his friends and his family," stated Joseph M. Harary, President and CEO of Research Frontiers. "Bob was my mentor and the driving force in the development and commercialization of the Company's suspended particle technology, and his positive influence will continue long after his death. Bob has always taken pride in the fact that the technology he invented saves energy and makes people more comfortable and safer. Through inspiration and hard work, Bob's numerous inventions now benefit many people and industries worldwide."Mr. Saxe was the father of the smart window industry, and is the principal inventor for many of the Company's patents and patent applications. He graduated from Harvard College in 1956 with an A.B. degree, Cum Laude in General Studies (with a major in physics) and received an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School in 1960. Mr. Saxe served as decorated marksman in the US Army. Mr. Saxe was 81 years old.About Research Frontiers Inc.Research Frontiers (NASDAQ: REFR) is the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, either manually or automatically. Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, museums, aircraft and boats. For more information, please visit our website at www.SmartGlass.com, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.Note: From time to time Research Frontiers may issue forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ and are not guaranteed. Any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly. "SPD-SmartGlass" and "SPD-Smart" are trademarks of Research Frontiers Inc.
For further information about SPD-Smart light-control technology, please contact:

Joseph M. Harary
President & CEO
Research Frontiers Inc.
1-516-364-1902
[email protected]



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Research Frontiers CEO Joseph Harary Will Present Keynote Presentation at This Week's CTI Automotive Glazing Conference in Michigan
ROCHESTER, MI--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - On June 15-16, 2016 Research Frontiers CEO, Joseph M. Harary, will be the keynote speaker, and has been selected as the event chairman, at the annual CTI Automotive Glazing USA Conference in Rochester, Michigan. Mr. Harary's keynote address will focus on a real-world analysis of the use, benefits and reliability of SPD-SmartGlass on automotive and other glazings. SPD-SmartGlass technology, which allows users to instantly vary the tint of glass or plastic, is currently being used in the automotive, aircraft, marine, architectural and museum industries. Some of the benefits include significant heat reduction inside the vehicle (by up to 18ºF/10ºC), UV protection, glare control, reduced noise and reduced fuel consumption. Independent calculations also show that use of SPD-SmartGlass can reduce CO2 emissions by four grams per kilometer, and increase the driving range of electric vehicles by approximately 5.5 percent."There is a growing list of benefits of SPD-SmartGlass technology that automotive OEMs have focused on in determining to put SPD-SmartGlass into serial production," noted Joseph M. Harary, President and CEO of Research Frontiers. "Performance and reliability of SPD-SmartGlass in the automotive and other industries have also now been empirically established through many years of reliable, problem-free, operation in tens of thousands of cars on the road. Now that the industry is moving more firmly towards electric and autonomously driven vehicles, the benefits of SPD-SmartGlass technology become even more important. We will focus on these real-world benefits and the expanded use of SPD-SmartGlass in this week's automotive glass conference."An example of the automotive industry's adoption of SPD-SmartGlass technology can be found on various models from Daimler. The MAGIC SKY CONTROL feature, which is now in use on thousands of Mercedes-Benz SLs, SLKs, Maybach and S-Class models around the world, uses patented SPD-SmartGlass technology developed by Research Frontiers to turn the roof transparent by electrically aligning tiny particles in a thin film within the glass. With the touch of a button, drivers and passengers can instantly change the tint of their roof to help keep out harsh sunlight and heat, and create an open-air feeling even when the sunroof is closed. Glass or plastic using Research Frontiers' patented SPD-SmartGlass technology effectively blocks UV and infrared rays in both clear and darkly tinted modes, helping keep the cabin cooler, and protecting passengers and interiors. These benefits become even more important when a car uses large surface areas of glass, especially in warm climates.SPD-Smart technology has proven itself in many aspects, from durability and performance, to sales. Before putting cars into serial production, Mercedes-Benz put the MAGIC SKY CONTROL roof using SPD-SmartGlass technology through rigorous durability and performance testing in some of the most extreme conditions on Earth. This included testing in the arctic cold of Scandinavia (with temperatures below -22ºF/-30ºC) and the blistering desert heat of Death Valley, California (with temperatures exceeding 122ºF/50ºC). MAGIC SKY CONTROL blocks over 99% of harmful UV radiation and substantially reduces heat inside the vehicle. Test data published by Mercedes-Benz shows the ability of the roof to reduce sun exposure to 1/20th of direct exposure levels (from over 1,000 watts/square meter to less than 50 watts/square meter). When compared to conventional automotive glass, Mercedes-Benz reported that the use of SPD-SmartGlass significantly reduces the temperature inside the vehicle by up to 18ºF/10ºC. This increases passenger comfort and reduces air conditioning loads, thereby saving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions.The main topics of Car Training Institute's (CTI) Automotive Glazing USA conference this Wednesday and Thursday will be trends and innovations in automotive glazing, smart glass, photovoltaics and polycarbonate glazings and scratch resistant coatings. Please see the event website for more information.About Research Frontiers Inc.Research Frontiers (NASDAQ: REFR) is the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, either manually or automatically. Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, museums, aircraft and boats. For more information, please visit our website at www.SmartGlass.com, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.Note: From time to time Research Frontiers may issue forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ and are not guaranteed. Any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly. "SPD-SmartGlass"and "SPD-Smart" are trademarks of Research Frontiers Inc.
For further information about SPD-Smart light-control technology, please contact:
Joseph M. Harary
President & CEO
Research Frontiers Inc.
1-516-364-1902
[email protected]



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SPD-Smart Electronically Dimmable Windows (EDWs) Lead the Way for Enhancing the Passenger Experience at the EBACE Aircraft Show in Geneva

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - At the May 24-26 EBACE aircraft show in Geneva, the growing use of an SPD-Smart EDW system is taking a leading role in improving the passenger experience in ways that go beyond just shading. Previously, the passenger experience focused on connectivity, content, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and devices. Now that those areas have been addressed, it is recognized that improving the passenger experience should now focus on airlines, designers and aircraft manufacturers providing for a more comfortable environment -- a cabin where excessive light and glare is managed, is quieter, and cooler. This environment also improves the work or entertainment experience. For example, a device used for work or entertainment, such as a laptop, can be better viewed when light and glare is managed.New SPD-Smart EDW system innovations have now been introduced to meet this need, and have resulted in an even more enhanced passenger experience with innovative new products shown at EBACE by various licensees of Research Frontiers (NASDAQ: REFR). When first introduced, SPD-Smart EDWs were the most advanced form of light-control the aerospace industry had ever seen, yet they were simple shading devices that allowed passengers to press a button and instantly change the tint of their windows. Now, light and glare control has become more sophisticated through the use of more intelligent and automated control systems and other features, new materials have resulted a quieter cabin that is also cooler while on the ramp, while passengers are boarding, and in flight.This is particularly important now due to many new aircraft and aircraft interior design features. For example, larger windows on aircraft allow passengers to feel more connected with the outside environment and enhance the feeling of comfortable spaciousness. But with larger windows comes a far greater need to control solar heat gain from sunlight coming into the cabin. SPD-Smart EDWs can block up to 99.95% of visible light. Part of enhancing the passenger experience also comes from improvements to in-flight entertainment systems and the rise of bring-your-own-device entertainment systems on modern aircraft. SPD-Smart EDWs not only block light and heat from entering the cabin, they also reduce glare so people can see what is on their video screens better, and also reduce the noise level coming through the passenger window by 10 decibels, which further enhances passenger enjoyment and comfort.SPD-Smart EDW systems have been featured on jets, helicopters and turboprop aircraft, and they offer an effective, elegant and unique solution to improving how passengers feel while in flight. These benefits do not stop with the passenger. Flight crews can have easier central control over all windows in the aircraft cabin, and in the cockpit, pilots benefit from sun visors and side windows that reduce heat and glare while preserving visual acuity.Now aircraft manufacturers and their suppliers have taken these basic benefits of SPD-Smart EDWs and built upon them with innovative new features. Easier control switches from InspecTech Aero Service were shown on the two newly redesigned King Air 350i and 250 that were on display by Textron at EBACE. In their announcement at EBACE that the King Air C90GTx (the third King Air to offer SPD-Smart EDWs as standard equipment) has received FAA certification, Textron highlighted the improved EDWs on their new aircraft as an important cabin enhancement: "Cabin Upgrades:…The cabin now offers an enhanced passenger experience…Also standard on all three models are electronically dimmable window shades, offering a simple interface that provides clearer views and darker shading at the touch of a button."Vision Systems also debuted an Acti-Vision aircraft window that not only dims, but brings the passenger important information such as flight status, moving map, satellite imagery, and even tourist information about what the passenger is looking at to a transparent video touchscreen built into the window. This window and the importance of improving the passenger appearance received very good customer reaction, media attention and other articles at EBACE. Size does matter, and GKN Aerospace's division, Fokker Services, expanded what they started at the Hamburg Air Show in April where they debuted their large SPD-Smart SkyView panoramic aircraft window, by having multiple SkyView windows in a simulated cabin fuselage. This acted as a private meeting lounge for Fokker executives at EBACE to be able to meet with important customers in a comfortable lounge environment surrounded by spacious windows that are the largest windows ever designed for jet aircraft.SPD-Smart EDWs are standard equipment on seven different aircraft and an option on others. The aircraft that have featured SPD-Smart windows, either in serial production or concepts and mockups displayed at aircraft industry events include Honda Aircraft HondaJet, Textron-Beechcraft King Air 350i, King Air 250, King Air C90GTx, Epic Aviation E1000, Dassault Falcon 5X, Airbus Helicopters H175 and other fixed wing and rotor aircraft. In addition, SPD-Smart EDWs have been installed in the aftermarket on over 30 different aircraft models.
About Research Frontiers Inc.
Research Frontiers (NASDAQ: REFR) is the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, either manually or automatically. Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, museums, aircraft and boats. For more information, please visit our website at www.SmartGlass.com, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Note: From time to time Research Frontiers may issue forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ and are not guaranteed. Any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly. "SPD-Smart" is a trademark of Research Frontiers Inc.
"Acti-Vision" is a trademark of Vision Systems.
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For further information about SPD-Smart light-control technology, please contact:

Michael LaPointe
Vice President - Aerospace Products
Research Frontiers Inc.
1-516-364-1902
[email protected]



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Research Frontiers to Present at Drexel Hamilton Micro-Cap Investor Forum May 12, 2016 in New York
WOODBURY, NY--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) - Research Frontiers Inc. (NASDAQ: REFR) has been invited to present at the Drexel Hamilton Micro-Cap Investor Forum, which will be held on Thursday, May 12 2016, at the Drexel Hamilton New York headquarters located at 77 Water Street, New York, New York.The Company will be presenting at 9:30 a.m. ET and will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the day. Please contact your Drexel Hamilton representative to schedule a meeting. About Research Frontiers
Research Frontiers is the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, either manually or automatically. Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, museums, aircraft and boats. For more information, please visit our website at www.SmartGlass.com, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Note: From time to time Research Frontiers may issue forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ and are not guaranteed. Any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly. "SPD-Smart" and "SPD-SmartGlass" are trademarks of Research Frontiers Inc.

Contact
Seth L. Van Voorhees
Chief Financial Officer
Research Frontiers Inc.
1-516-364-1902
[email protected]



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Research Frontiers to Host First Quarter 2016 Conference Call
WOODBURY, NY--(Marketwired - May 03, 2016) -  Research Frontiers Inc. (NASDAQ: REFR) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, May 5th, 2016. In conjunction with the announcement, REFR will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on May 5th, 2016 to discuss its year-to-date 2016 financial and operating results as well as recent developments.

Who: Joseph M. Harary, President & CEO, Seth Van Voorhees, CFO
Date/Time: Thursday, May 5th, 2015, 4:30PM ET
Dial-in Information: 1-412-717-9591
Questions: Email to [email protected] by 2:00PM ET on Thursday, May 5th, 2016
Replay: Available on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 for 90 days at www.SmartGlass-IR.com About Research Frontiers
Research Frontiers is the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, either manually or automatically. Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, museums, aircraft and boats. For more information, please visit our website at www.SmartGlass.com, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Note: From time to time Research Frontiers may issue forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ and are not guaranteed. Any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly. "SPD-Smart" and "SPD-SmartGlass" are trademarks of Research Frontiers Inc.

CONTACT:
Seth L. Van Voorhees
Chief Financial Officer
Research Frontiers Inc.
1-516-364-1902
[email protected]



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Ratios

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PB Ratio 6.18
REFR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. REFR: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
REFR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 12.96 Max: 55.83
Current: 6.18
4.82
55.83
PS Ratio 24.26
REFR's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. REFR: 24.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
REFR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.68  Med: 73.26 Max: 1258.33
Current: 24.26
14.68
1258.33
EV-to-EBIT -6.41
REFR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. REFR: -6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
REFR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.6  Med: -17.7 Max: -5.5
Current: -6.41
-50.6
-5.5
EV-to-EBITDA -6.74
REFR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. REFR: -6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
REFR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.1  Med: -17.9 Max: -5.5
Current: -6.74
-51.1
-5.5
Current Ratio 12.44
REFR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. REFR: 12.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
REFR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 18.97 Max: 73.73
Current: 12.44
1.67
73.73
Quick Ratio 12.44
REFR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. REFR: 12.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
REFR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 18.97 Max: 73.73
Current: 12.44
1.67
73.73
Days Sales Outstanding 329.86
REFR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
98% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. REFR: 329.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
REFR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.03  Med: 186.95 Max: 329.86
Current: 329.86
28.03
329.86
Days Payable 2.68
REFR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. REFR: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
REFR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 6.19 Max: 13.11
Current: 2.68
2.68
13.11

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
REFR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. REFR: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
REFR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -4.6 Max: -1
Current: -1.3
-22.1
-1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 10.50
REFR's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
56% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. REFR: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
REFR' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.45  Med: 20.85 Max: 258.33
Current: 10.5
6.45
258.33
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 7.00
REFR's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. REFR: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
REFR' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.62  Med: 14.71 Max: 35.44
Current: 7
3.62
35.44
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.30
REFR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. REFR: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
REFR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 12.93 Max: 34.12
Current: 6.3
3.54
34.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.33
REFR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. REFR: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
REFR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.64 Max: 239.43
Current: 0.33
0.1
239.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -15.54
REFR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. REFR: -15.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
REFR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.18  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -15.54
-16.18
0

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1.24
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Beta0.23
Short Percentage of Float5.84%
52-Week Range $1.21 - 4.78
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.04

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2 3
EPS ($) -0.13 -0.10
EPS without NRI ($) -0.13 -0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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