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Research Frontiers EV-to-EBIT

: -24.58 (As of Today)
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EV-to-EBIT is calculated as Enterprise Value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Research Frontiers's Enterprise Value is $48.03 Mil. Research Frontiers's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $-1.95 Mil. Therefore, Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT for today is -24.58.

The historical rank and industry rank for Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:REFR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.01   Med: -21.1   Max: -5.73
Current: -24.33

-63.01
-5.73

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-EBIT of Research Frontiers was -5.73. The lowest was -63.01. And the median was -21.10.

NAS:REFR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1709 Companies
in the Hardware industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. NAS:REFR: -24.33 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %. Research Frontiers's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $78.73 Mil. Research Frontiers's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $-1.95 Mil. Research Frontiers's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was -2.48%.


Research Frontiers EV-to-EBIT Historical Data

The historical data trend for Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Research Frontiers Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
EV-to-EBIT
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -9.50 -9.62 -16.62 -28.09 -32.89

Research Frontiers Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
EV-to-EBIT Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -27.64 -32.89 -34.74 -29.94 -40.29

Competitive Comparison

For the Electronic Components subindustry, Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-EBIT data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Research Frontiers EV-to-EBIT Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT falls into.



Research Frontiers EV-to-EBIT Calculation

Research Frontiers's EV-to-EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV-to-EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/EBIT (TTM)
=48.029/-1.954
=-24.58

Research Frontiers's current Enterprise Value is $48.03 Mil.
Research Frontiers's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-1.95 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Research Frontiers  (NAS:REFR) EV-to-EBIT Explanation

This is a more accurate valuation of companies' operation because it considers the debt and cash on its balance sheet, and non-operating items such as interest payment, tax, and one-time items are not included in the Operating Income.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %.

Research Frontiers's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % (Q: Sep. 2021 ) =EBIT / Enterprise Value (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=-1.954/78.729024
=-2.48 %

Research Frontiers's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $78.73 Mil.
Research Frontiers's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-1.95 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


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Research Frontiers Business Description

Research Frontiers logo
Industry
Technology » Hardware NAICS : 334419 SIC : 3679
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
240 Crossways Park Drive, Woodbury, NY, USA, 11797-2033
Research Frontiers Inc 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 the SPD-Smart chemical emulsion, the light-control film made from the chemical emulsion, the light-control panels made by laminating the film, electronics to power end-products incorporating the film, or lamination services for, and the end-products. The company's revenue source comes from the licensing of technology.
Executives
Douglas Family Trust 10 percent owner, other: 13(d)(3) group 125 E. SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD. SUITE 400 LARKSPUR CA 94939
James & Jean Douglas Irrevocable Descendants Trust 10 percent owner, other: 13(d)(3) group 125 E. SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD. SUITE 400 LARKSPUR CA 94939
Douglas Kevin 10 percent owner, other: 13(d)(3) group 125 E. SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD. SUITE 400 LARKSPUR CA 94939
Settle William Graham director 6003 COBRIDGE SQUARE RALEIGH NC 27609
Lapointe Michael R officer: VP-Marketing PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: LAPOINTE MICHAEL R a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Harary Joseph M director, officer: President and CEO PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: HARARY JOSEPH M a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Van Voorhees Seth officer: CFO & VP-Business Development 12 HARVEY DRIVE SHORT HILLS NJ 07078
Daigle Darryl director 3213 WYTCHWOOD DRIVE MORGAN CITY LA 70380
Kaganowicz Alexander director 1217 CARLLS STRAIGHT PATH DIX HILLS NY 11746
Grimes Gregory George director 24 FIFTH AVENUE APT. 1530 NEW YORK NY 10011
Slovak Steven Michael officer: Vice President-Technology 240 CROSSWAYS PARK DRIVE WOODBURY NY 11797
Saxe Robert L director, officer: Chairman of the Board PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: SAXE ROBERT L a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Keen Victor F director C/O RESEARCH FRONTIERS INC. 240 CROSSWAYS PARK DRIVE WOODBURY NY 11797
Guthrie Marion Philip director THREE LINCOLN CENTRE 5430 LBJ FWY., SUITE 1480 DALLAS TX 75240
Derby Jack director 399 BOYLSTON STREET BOSTON MA 02117

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