Kyocera Co. (OTCMKTS:KYOCY) Short Interest Update

Kyocera Co. (OTCMKTS:KYOCYGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,500 shares, an increase of 2,025.0% from the March 31st total of 400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 53,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.2 days.

KYOCY stock traded down $1.39 on Wednesday, reaching $52.01. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 44,134 shares, compared to its average volume of 29,871. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $55.20 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $59.11. Kyocera has a 12-month low of $51.82 and a 12-month high of $67.66. The firm has a market cap of $18.85 billion, a PE ratio of 14.25, a PEG ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a quick ratio of 1.90 and a current ratio of 2.77.

Kyocera (OTCMKTS:KYOCYGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 31st. The company reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $4.22 billion during the quarter. Kyocera had a return on equity of 5.39% and a net margin of 8.17%. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Kyocera will post 3.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Kyocera from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 22nd.

About Kyocera (Get Rating)

Kyocera Corporation develops, produces, and distributes products based on fine ceramic technologies in Japan, rest of Asia, Europe, the United States, and internationally. Its Industrial & Automotive Components Group segment offers fine ceramic components, automotive components, liquid crystal displays, and industrial tools to the industrial machinery, automotive, general industrial, and construction markets.

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