Central Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:CJPRY) Short Interest Up 432.9% in May

Central Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:CJPRYGet Rating) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 45,300 shares, a growth of 432.9% from the April 30th total of 8,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 292,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.

Shares of Central Japan Railway stock traded down $0.02 during trading on Friday, hitting $13.13. 125,839 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 148,125. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $12.84 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.32. The company has a quick ratio of 3.39, a current ratio of 3.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $27.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -57.09 and a beta of 0.25. Central Japan Railway has a fifty-two week low of $12.17 and a fifty-two week high of $16.71.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Central Japan Railway from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research 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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