Short Interest in SEKISUI HOUSE L/S (OTCMKTS:SKHSY) Decreases By 22.2%

SEKISUI HOUSE L/S (OTCMKTS:SKHSY) saw a large decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,500 shares, a decline of 22.2% from the September 15th total of 4,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 60,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on SKHSY. Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of SEKISUI HOUSE L/S from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of SEKISUI HOUSE L/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 2nd.

SKHSY traded up $0.11 during trading on Friday, hitting $17.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 157,260 shares, compared to its average volume of 44,528. The company has a quick ratio of 2.27, a current ratio of 2.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.30 and a beta of 0.58. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $18.46 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $18.42. SEKISUI HOUSE L/S has a 12 month low of $13.66 and a 12 month high of $22.51.

SEKISUI HOUSE L/S (OTCMKTS:SKHSY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 10th. The construction company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by ($0.07). SEKISUI HOUSE L/S had a net margin of 5.20% and a return on equity of 9.86%.

SEKISUI HOUSE L/S Company Profile

Sekisui House, Ltd. designs, constructs, and contracts built-to-order detached houses in Japan and internationally. It also engages in the design, construction, and contracting of built-to-order properties for lease, medical and nursing care facilities, and other buildings; remodeling of residential properties; sub-lease, management, operation, and brokerage of real estate; sale of houses, land, and condominiums; and development of office and commercial buildings, as well as management and operation of properties.

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