Central Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:CJPRY) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Central Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:CJPRYGet Rating) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,500 shares, a growth of 8,400.0% from the April 15th total of 100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 312,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.0 days.

Shares of OTCMKTS CJPRY traded down $0.18 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $12.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 173,429 shares, compared to its average volume of 152,521. The company has a current ratio of 3.43, a quick ratio of 3.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. Central Japan Railway has a fifty-two week low of $12.17 and a fifty-two week high of $16.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $25.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -53.70 and a beta of 0.25. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $12.99 and a 200-day simple moving average of $13.51.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Central Japan Railway from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 19th.

About Central Japan Railway (Get Rating)

Central Japan Railway Company engages in the railway and related businesses in Japan. The company operates through Transportation, Merchandise and Other, Real Estate, and Other segments. It primarily operates Tokaido Shinkansen, a transportation artery that links metropolitan areas of Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka, as well as operates a network of 12 conventional lines centered on the Nagoya and Shizuoka areas.

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