Subaru Co. (OTCMKTS:FUJHY) was the target of a large growth in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,000 shares, a growth of 5,900.0% from the December 15th total of 300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 213,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.
OTCMKTS:FUJHY opened at $9.54 on Friday. Subaru has a 1 year low of $8.64 and a 1 year high of $10.50. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $9.39 and its 200 day simple moving average is $9.52. The firm has a market capitalization of $14.68 billion, a PE ratio of 15.90, a PEG ratio of 0.32 and a beta of 0.62.
Subaru (OTCMKTS:FUJHY) last posted its earnings results on Friday, November 5th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.01. Subaru had a net margin of 3.31% and a return on equity of 5.51%. The business had revenue of $6.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.15 billion. Equities analysts anticipate that Subaru will post 0.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on FUJHY. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Subaru from an “underweight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Subaru from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday. Finally, UBS Group upgraded shares of Subaru from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, December 16th.
Subaru Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of automobiles, aircraft, engine parts, and industrial machines. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Automobile, Aerospace, and Others. The Automobile segment produces, repair, and sells passenger cars and automobile parts. The Aerospace segment manufactures, supplies, and repair airplanes and aerospace-related machineries and components.
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