Short Interest in Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (OTCMKTS:AJINY) Increases By 71.0%

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (OTCMKTS:AJINYGet Rating) was the target of a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,600 shares, an increase of 71.0% from the March 15th total of 21,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 45,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days.

Shares of AJINY stock opened at $27.73 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $14.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.50 and a beta of -0.14. Ajinomoto has a 52 week low of $19.50 and a 52 week high of $33.14. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $28.59 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $29.42.

Ajinomoto (OTCMKTS:AJINYGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 31st. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $2.68 billion for the quarter. Ajinomoto had a net margin of 6.83% and a return on equity of 11.35%.

About Ajinomoto (Get Rating)

Ajinomoto Co, Inc engages in the seasonings and foods, frozen foods, and healthcare and other businesses in Japan and internationally. Its Seasonings and Foods segment offers sauces and seasonings products under the AJI-NO-MOTO, HON-DASHI, Cook Do, Ajinomoto KK Consommé, Pure Select Mayonnaise, Ros Dee, Masako, Aji-ngon, Sazón, Sajiku, and CRISPY FRY names; and solutions and ingredients to consumer foods and food service industries.

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