Unicharm Co. (OTCMKTS:UNICY) Short Interest Up 933.5% in March

Unicharm Co. (OTCMKTS:UNICYGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 271,800 shares, an increase of 933.5% from the March 15th total of 26,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 496,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on UNICY shares. The Goldman Sachs Group raised Unicharm from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut Unicharm from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 8th.

Shares of OTCMKTS:UNICY traded down $0.15 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $6.94. The stock had a trading volume of 341,192 shares, compared to its average volume of 281,793. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $7.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.01. The stock has a market cap of $21.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.83 and a beta of 0.09. Unicharm has a fifty-two week low of $6.56 and a fifty-two week high of $9.61.

Unicharm Company Profile (Get Rating)

Unicharm Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of baby, feminine, pet, and health care products. It also offers industrial and food packaging materials. It operates through the following segments: Personal Care, Pet Care and Other. The Personal Care segment handles baby care, feminine care, health care, and clean-and-fresh products.

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