bpost NV/SA (OTCMKTS:BPOSY) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

bpost NV/SA (OTCMKTS:BPOSYGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,000 shares, a growth of 650.0% from the March 15th total of 1,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days.

BPOSY has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Berenberg Bank decreased their price objective on shares of bpost NV/SA from €9.00 ($9.78) to €8.50 ($9.24) in a research note on Wednesday, March 2nd. UBS Group downgraded bpost NV/SA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 27th. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded bpost NV/SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 27th. Barclays upgraded shares of bpost NV/SA from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 15th. Finally, ING Group cut shares of bpost NV/SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 4th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, bpost NV/SA currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.40.

Shares of BPOSY stock remained flat at $$6.40 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 54 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,074. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 80.00 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a current ratio of 1.26. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $6.84 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $8.00. bpost NV/SA has a 12-month low of $6.19 and a 12-month high of $13.64.

About bpost NV/SA (Get Rating)

bpost NV/SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides mail and parcel services to consumers, businesses, and government in Belgium, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Mail & Retail; PaLo N. Am.; and PaLo Eurasia. Its mail and parcels services include collection, transport, sorting, and distribution of addressed and non-addressed mail, printed documents, newspapers, and parcels, as well as banking and financial products, e-commerce logistics, express delivery, proximity and convenience, document management, and related services.

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