Short Interest in Mazda Motor Co. (OTCMKTS:MZDAY) Rises By 44.8%

Mazda Motor Co. (OTCMKTS:MZDAYGet Rating) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 93,400 shares, a growth of 44.8% from the March 31st total of 64,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 167,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.6 days.

MZDAY traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, hitting $3.51. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 35,663 shares, compared to its average volume of 71,293. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $3.52 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 1.85 and a quick ratio of 1.37. The stock has a market cap of $4.44 billion, a PE ratio of 5.46 and a beta of 1.04. Mazda Motor has a twelve month low of $3.03 and a twelve month high of $4.98.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Mazda Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 25th. Bank of America raised Mazda Motor from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.25.

About Mazda Motor (Get Rating)

Mazda Motor Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, and internationally. Its principal products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, and automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles.

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