Asahi Kasei Co. (OTCMKTS:AHKSY) Short Interest Update

Asahi Kasei Co. (OTCMKTS:AHKSYGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 26,400 shares, an increase of 26,300.0% from the October 15th total of 100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 448,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

Asahi Kasei Trading Up 5.0 %

Shares of Asahi Kasei stock opened at $13.78 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 0.82. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $13.46 and a 200 day moving average price of $14.92. Asahi Kasei has a 1 year low of $12.24 and a 1 year high of $20.66. The stock has a market cap of $9.60 billion, a PE ratio of 7.61 and a beta of 0.68.

About Asahi Kasei

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Asahi Kasei Corporation manufactures, processes, and sells chemical products in Japan and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Material, Homes, and Health Care. It provides caustic soda, chemical fertilizers, nitric acid, ammonia, acrylonitrile, methyl methacrylate, styrene, adipic acid, hexamethylene diamine, AH salt, propionitrile, sodium cyanide, acetonitrile, methacrylonitrile, cyclohexyl methacrylate, cyclohexanol, cyclohexane, and cyclohexene; polymers; chemical intermediates; additives; membranes and systems; clads and anchors; optical and printing materials; electronic materials; and lithium-ion battery and lead-acid battery separators.

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