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Research Frontiers Inc (REFR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

March 13, 2018 | About:

Research Frontiers Inc (NASDAQ:REFR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. 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 has a market cap of $22.360 million; its shares were traded at around $0.93 with and P/S ratio of 15.00. Research Frontiers Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 8.60% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter Research Frontiers Inc reported a revenue of $0.28 million, compared with the revenue of $0.28 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.51 million, an increase of 22.1% from last year. For the last five years Research Frontiers Inc had an average revenue decline of 7.6% a year.

The reported loss per diluted share was 10 cents for the year, compared with the loss per share of $0.26 in the previous year. The Research Frontiers Inc had an operating margin of -160.3%, compared with the operating margin of -345.31% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Research Frontiers Inc is -279.77%. The profitability rank of the company is 3 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Research Frontiers Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $1.74 million, compared with $1.69 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. The interest coverage to the debt is 1.5, which is not a favorable level. Research Frontiers Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $0.93, Research Frontiers Inc is traded at 76.3% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $3.93. The P/S ratio of the stock is 15.00, while the historical median P/S ratio is 63.36. The stock lost 38.13% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of REFR, click here.

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