Short Interest in Shiseido Company, Limited (OTCMKTS:SSDOY) Increases By 187.5%

Shiseido Company, Limited (OTCMKTS:SSDOYGet Rating) saw a large growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,300 shares, a growth of 187.5% from the March 31st total of 800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 119,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.0 days.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Shiseido from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 26th.

Shares of SSDOY traded down $0.41 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $47.05. The company had a trading volume of 41,927 shares, compared to its average volume of 196,405. Shiseido has a 1-year low of $45.26 and a 1-year high of $76.04. The stock has a market cap of $18.80 billion, a PE ratio of 49.01 and a beta of 0.26. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $50.35 and a 200-day simple moving average of $56.00. The company has a quick ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29.

Shiseido (OTCMKTS:SSDOYGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 9th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Shiseido had a return on equity of 2.66% and a net margin of 4.06%. The business had revenue of $2.55 billion during the quarter. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Shiseido will post 1.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Shiseido (Get Rating)

Shiseido Company, Limited engages in the production and sale of cosmetics in Japan and internationally. The company offers fragrances; skincare and body care products; and hair care and styling products, as well as hair color and perm solutions for hair salons. It also conducts restaurant and food, and retail businesses; and operates beauty salons.

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