Crédit Agricole S.A. (OTCMKTS:CRARY) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Crédit Agricole S.A. (OTCMKTS:CRARYGet Free Report) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 78,400 shares, an increase of 480.7% from the August 15th total of 13,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 479,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.2 days.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, The Goldman Sachs Group lowered Crédit Agricole from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Crédit Agricole currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.99.

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Crédit Agricole Price Performance

Crédit Agricole stock traded up $0.03 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $6.14. 174,506 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 174,182. The company has a market cap of $37.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 6.27 and a beta of 1.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.08, a quick ratio of 1.63 and a current ratio of 1.63. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $6.13 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $5.96. Crédit Agricole has a 52-week low of $3.92 and a 52-week high of $6.53.

Crédit Agricole (OTCMKTS:CRARYGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $7.27 billion during the quarter. Crédit Agricole had a return on equity of 8.01% and a net margin of 25.41%. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Crédit Agricole will post 1.04 earnings per share for the current year.

Crédit Agricole Company Profile

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Crédit Agricole SA provides retail, corporate, insurance, and investment banking products and services in France, Italy, rest of Europe, and internationally. It operates through Asset Gathering; Large Customers; Specialised Financial Services; French Retail Banking – LCL; and International Retail Banking segments.

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