Deutsche Lufthansa AG (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Deutsche Lufthansa AG (OTCMKTS:DLAKYGet Free Report) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,500 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the May 15th total of 13,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 111,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.1 days.

Deutsche Lufthansa Stock Performance

Shares of OTCMKTS:DLAKY traded down $0.11 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $6.36. The company had a trading volume of 134,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 46,377. The company has a market cap of $7.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.51, a PEG ratio of 2.74 and a beta of 1.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.80. The company has a fifty day moving average of $7.15 and a two-hundred day moving average of $7.82. Deutsche Lufthansa has a 12-month low of $6.28 and a 12-month high of $10.38.

Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKYGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 30th. The transportation company reported ($0.66) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.73) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $8.03 billion for the quarter. Deutsche Lufthansa had a return on equity of 17.33% and a net margin of 3.94%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Deutsche Lufthansa will post 1.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Deutsche Lufthansa Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 9th were issued a dividend of $0.2193 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, May 8th. Deutsche Lufthansa’s dividend payout ratio is presently 18.18%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa in a report on Wednesday, March 27th. Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa in a research note on Monday, February 26th.

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Deutsche Lufthansa Company Profile

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG operates as an aviation company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Passenger Airlines; Logistics; and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Services (MRO). The Passenger Airlines segment offers products and services to passengers of Lufthansa Airlines, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and Eurowings.

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