Wienerberger AG (OTCMKTS:WBRBY) Short Interest Update

Wienerberger AG (OTCMKTS:WBRBYGet Rating) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 37,900 shares, an increase of 7,480.0% from the April 15th total of 500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 27,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days.

WBRBY has been the subject of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut Wienerberger from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 28th. UBS Group lifted their target price on Wienerberger from €32.40 ($34.11) to €34.50 ($36.32) in a report on Wednesday, January 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Wienerberger from €38.00 ($40.00) to €37.00 ($38.95) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, February 28th.

Shares of WBRBY traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $4.90. 4,926 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,025. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $5.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.73. Wienerberger has a twelve month low of $4.86 and a twelve month high of $8.53.

Wienerberger (OTCMKTS:WBRBYGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 23rd. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.23 billion for the quarter.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 6th will be given a dividend of $0.104 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 5th.

Wienerberger Company Profile (Get Rating)

Wienerberger AG produces and sells bricks, roof tiles, concrete pavers, and pipe systems in Europe. It operates through Wienerberger Building Solutions, Wienerberger Piping Solutions, and North America segments. The company offers clay blocks for exterior walls, load and non-load-bearing interior walls, and partition walls, as well as for infill and separating walls under the Porotherm and POROTON brand names; facing bricks for façades under the Terca brand, and ceramic façade tiles under the Argeton brand for hospitals, schools, factories, and offices; clay roof tiles under the Koramic, Sandtoft, and Tondach brands; vitrified clay pipes and fittings, shafts, and accessories for sewage systems; and concrete and clay pavements for various applications that include pedestrian zones, public spaces in train stations or airports, and private terraces or gardens under the Semmelrock brand name, as well as paving bricks and terrace tiles under the Penter brand.

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