West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYY) Short Interest Update

West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYYGet Free Report) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,600 shares, a growth of 317.4% from the January 31st total of 2,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.1 days.

West Japan Railway Trading Up 1.1 %

Shares of WJRYY stock traded up $0.45 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $41.01. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,512 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,001. The company has a quick ratio of 0.73, a current ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12. The business has a fifty day moving average of $41.63 and a 200-day moving average of $41.02. West Japan Railway has a twelve month low of $36.09 and a twelve month high of $46.19.

West Japan Railway’s stock is scheduled to split before the market opens on Tuesday, April 9th. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, April 9th. The newly minted shares will be issued to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, April 9th.

West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYYGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The company reported $1.19 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $2.87 billion for the quarter. West Japan Railway had a net margin of 6.73% and a return on equity of 9.69%. On average, equities analysts expect that West Japan Railway will post 2.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

West Japan Railway Company Profile

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West Japan Railway Company provides railway transport services in Japan. The company operates through Mobility, Retail, Real Estate, Travel and Regional Solutions, and Other segments. The Mobility segment provides passenger transportation, station operation and management, cleaning and maintenance, construction, machinery and equipment installation, rolling stock and other facility construction services, as well as engages in the railway operations and electric works.

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