Short Interest in Mazda Motor Co. (OTCMKTS:MZDAY) Rises By 533.7%

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Mazda Motor Co. (OTCMKTS:MZDAY) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 103,300 shares, an increase of 533.7% from the December 15th total of 16,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 105,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days.

MZDAY remained flat at $$3.54 during trading on Wednesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 46,220 shares, compared to its average volume of 55,568. The company has a quick ratio of 1.29, a current ratio of 1.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66. Mazda Motor has a one year low of $2.28 and a one year high of $4.60. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $3.26 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $3.05. The company has a market cap of $4.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.05 and a beta of 1.17.

Several analysts recently commented on MZDAY shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Mazda Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 9th. Citigroup raised Mazda Motor from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 13th.

Mazda Motor Company Profile

Mazda Motor Corporation manufactures and sells passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and internationally. Its principal products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, and automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles.

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