Short Interest in Marui Group Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:MAURY) Expands By 372.7%

Marui Group Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:MAURY) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,200 shares, an increase of 372.7% from the August 15th total of 1,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 19,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.3 days.

Marui Group stock opened at $39.55 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $4.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 113.00 and a beta of 0.53. Marui Group has a 1 year low of $32.72 and a 1 year high of $42.77. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $36.10 and a two-hundred day moving average of $37.73.

Marui Group (OTCMKTS:MAURY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 5th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. Marui Group had a net margin of 1.82% and a return on equity of 6.90%. The firm had revenue of $443.81 million during the quarter.

About Marui Group

Marui Group Co, Ltd. engages in the corporate planning and management of its group companies which are in the retail business. It operates through the following segments: Retailing and Store Operations, Credit Card Services and Retail-related Services. The Retailing and Store Operations segment sells apparel, accessories, interior and household goods, food products, and other sundry goods.

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