Nippon Steel Co. (OTCMKTS:NPSCY) Short Interest Update

Nippon Steel Co. (OTCMKTS:NPSCYGet Free Report) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 137,000 shares, a growth of 31.2% from the January 31st total of 104,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 80,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days.

Nippon Steel Trading Down 0.4 %

NPSCY traded down $0.03 on Monday, hitting $8.43. 49,321 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 32,854. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 1.90. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $7.91 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $7.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.31 billion, a PE ratio of 5.83 and a beta of 0.92. Nippon Steel has a 12 month low of $6.45 and a 12 month high of $8.79.

Nippon Steel (OTCMKTS:NPSCYGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $15.10 billion for the quarter. Nippon Steel had a return on equity of 12.58% and a net margin of 7.19%.

Nippon Steel Company Profile

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Nippon Steel Corporation engages in steelmaking and steel fabrication, engineering and construction, chemicals and materials, and system solutions businesses in Japan and internationally. The company offers steel plates, sheets, and slags; bar and rod materials; structural steel; pipes and tubes; titanium and stainless products; and railway, automotive, and machinery parts for applications in automotive, energy, infrastructure, and consumer electronics markets.

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