West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYY) Short Interest Update

West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYYGet Rating) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 200 shares, a decrease of 90.9% from the March 31st total of 2,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 26,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on WJRYY. Zacks Investment Research upgraded West Japan Railway from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. Jefferies Financial Group cut West Japan Railway from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 7th.

Shares of West Japan Railway stock opened at $38.55 on Thursday. The business has a 50-day moving average of $41.27 and a 200 day moving average of $43.28. West Japan Railway has a 12 month low of $37.06 and a 12 month high of $63.86. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.58 and a beta of 0.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 1.21.

About West Japan Railway (Get Rating)

West Japan Railway Company provides passenger railway transport services in Japan. The company operates through Transportation Operations, Retail Business, Real Estate Business, and Other Businesses segments. It operates a route length of 4,903.1 kilometers, comprising Shinkansen route of 812.6 kilometers and conventional lines of 4,090.5 kilometers; and 1,174 stations, as well as bus and ferry services.

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