Could Research Frontiers Inc. (NASDAQ:REFR)’s run finally underwhelm?


Research Frontiers Inc. (NASDAQ:REFR), whose market capitalization now stands at $34.19M, reported EPS of $-0.17 in the last financial year. That indicates the stock has price-to-earnings ratio of – at the prevailing stock price. This fiscal year’s EPS is projected to grow 1.10% over the preceding year.

For the forward P/E metric, market analysts have a 12-month target price of $2.75 on the stock of Research Frontiers Incorporated.

Over the preceding five years, Research Frontiers Incorporated has recorded EPS improvement of 4.60%. That against sales growth of 7.90% over the same 5-year period. For the imminent five years, analysts expect the firm to post EPS growth of 30.00%.

Let’s look into the charts of the stock

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 16% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Average. The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

The company posted free cash flow of $(649,721), leading to price/ free cash flow (P/free cash flow) ratio of -.

Research Frontiers Incorporated also recorded return assets of -67.00%, return on of -73.40%.

Analysts are projecting the stock of Research Frontiers Incorporated to be trading at $2.75 in the next 12-months, but what been its performance quality until now?

The stock jumped/declined 31.48% in the previous week, and for the preceding month it is up/down 3.65%. For the quarter and for the fiscal year so far, the shares have risen/decline -11.25% and -21.98%, respectively. From a year earlier, the stock has moved -62.33%.

What about the volatility of the equity? First, the stock’s beta is 0.30. Investors would do well to note that beta of less than 1 indicates that the underlying security is less volatile as against the market, but beta over one implies that a security is extremely volatile compared to market.

In terms of monthly or weekly volatility, Research Frontiers Incorporated has a weekly volatility of 8.91% and monthly volatility of 9.32%.