Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:YAMHF) Short Interest Update

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:YAMHFGet Rating) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 230,200 shares, a growth of 21.9% from the March 15th total of 188,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 164.4 days.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Yamaha Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 2nd.

Yamaha Motor stock opened at $20.92 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a current ratio of 2.04. Yamaha Motor has a 52-week low of $18.78 and a 52-week high of $31.04. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $21.87 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $24.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.13 and a beta of 1.27.

Yamaha Motor (OTCMKTS:YAMHFGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 10th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.21. The business had revenue of $3.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.10 billion. Yamaha Motor had a return on equity of 16.95% and a net margin of 8.63%. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Yamaha Motor will post 3.38 EPS for the current year.

About Yamaha Motor (Get Rating)

Yamaha Motor Co, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the land mobility, marine products, robotics, and financial services businesses in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Its Land Mobility segment offers motorcycles, leaning multi-wheelers, all-terrain vehicles, recreational off highway vehicles, snowmobiles, and electrically power-assisted bicycles, as well as intermediate parts for products, and knockdown parts.

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