Short Interest in Yatsen Holding Limited (NYSE:YSG) Declines By 24.5%

Yatsen Holding Limited (NYSE:YSGGet Rating) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,400,000 shares, a decline of 24.5% from the March 31st total of 19,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Shares of NYSE:YSG opened at $0.61 on Monday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $0.87. The stock has a market capitalization of $297.87 million, a PE ratio of -1.58 and a beta of -0.78. Yatsen has a 12 month low of $0.56 and a 12 month high of $11.64.

Yatsen (NYSE:YSGGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 10th. The company reported ($0.11) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $239.76 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $251.38 million. Yatsen had a negative net margin of 26.42% and a negative return on equity of 19.62%. As a group, analysts anticipate that Yatsen will post -0.28 EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yatsen from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 12th.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Hhlr Advisors LTD. grew its stake in Yatsen by 16,031.4% in the 4th quarter. Hhlr Advisors LTD. now owns 40,451,713 shares of the company’s stock worth $86,971,000 after buying an additional 40,200,949 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its stake in Yatsen by 1,069.4% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 13,510,174 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,473,000 after buying an additional 12,354,866 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. grew its stake in Yatsen by 21,336.4% in the 4th quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 3,419,316 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,352,000 after buying an additional 3,403,365 shares in the last quarter. Tiger Pacific Capital LP grew its stake in Yatsen by 90.3% in the 3rd quarter. Tiger Pacific Capital LP now owns 2,737,526 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,430,000 after buying an additional 1,298,992 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in Yatsen by 263.1% in the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,317,631 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,983,000 after buying an additional 1,679,352 shares in the last quarter. 73.49% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Yatsen (Get Rating)

Yatsen Holding Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and sale of beauty products under the Perfect Diary, Little Ondine, Pink Bear, Abby's Choice, GalÃnic, DR.WU, Eve Lom, and EANTiM brands in the People's Republic of China. It offers color cosmetics, eye makeup, lip makeup, face makeup, skincare, and nail products; and makeup tools and accessories, including brush sets, cotton cosmetic pads, mirrors, and makeup sponges.

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