Astellas Pharma Inc. (OTCMKTS:ALPMY) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Astellas Pharma Inc. (OTCMKTS:ALPMYGet Free Report) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 83,900 shares, an increase of 20.2% from the April 15th total of 69,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,006,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.

Astellas Pharma Stock Down 1.0 %

Astellas Pharma stock opened at $9.62 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.91. Astellas Pharma has a one year low of $9.15 and a one year high of $16.91. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $10.29 and a 200-day simple moving average of $11.21. The firm has a market capitalization of $17.41 billion, a P/E ratio of 137.43, a P/E/G ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 0.37.

Astellas Pharma (OTCMKTS:ALPMYGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $2.79 billion during the quarter. Astellas Pharma had a net margin of 1.20% and a return on equity of 5.85%. As a group, equities analysts expect that Astellas Pharma will post 0.44 earnings per share for the current year.

Astellas Pharma Company Profile

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Astellas Pharma Inc manufactures, markets, and imports and exports pharmaceuticals in Japan and internationally. The company provides XTANDI, a treatment for prostate cancer; XOSPATA, a treatment for patients who have relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia with a FLT3 mutation; and PADCEV, a treatment for patients with metastatic urothelial cancer.

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