East Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:EJPRY) Short Interest Up 15,100.0% in October

East Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:EJPRY) was the target of a large increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,200 shares, an increase of 15,100.0% from the September 30th total of 100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 127,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.1 days.

Shares of East Japan Railway stock opened at $10.46 on Thursday. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $10.89 and a 200-day simple moving average of $11.41. East Japan Railway has a 12 month low of $8.61 and a 12 month high of $13.18.

Separately, The Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on East Japan Railway in a research report on Tuesday, August 31st. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company.

East Japan Railway Company Profile

East Japan Railway Co engages in the business of railway transportation services. It operates through the following segments: Transportation, Retails and Services, Real Estate and Hotels, and Others. The Transportation segment handles the transportation business centered on railway business. It also manages travel, cleaning maintenance, station operation, railway car manufacturing, and railway car maintenance businesses.

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