Short Interest in A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (OTCMKTS:AMKBY) Drops By 27.0%

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (OTCMKTS:AMKBYGet Free Report) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 31,300 shares, a decrease of 27.0% from the April 30th total of 42,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 379,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on shares of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. They issued an “underperform” rating for the company. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat, A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S presently has an average rating of “Hold”.

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A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S Price Performance

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S stock opened at $9.04 on Friday. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has a 12-month low of $6.26 and a 12-month high of $10.60. The stock has a market cap of $33.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.73 and a beta of 1.25. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $7.46 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.94. The company has a current ratio of 2.43, a quick ratio of 2.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10.

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (OTCMKTS:AMKBYGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The transportation company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S had a net margin of 3.48% and a return on equity of 0.66%. The firm had revenue of $12.36 billion during the quarter. Sell-side analysts anticipate that A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S will post 0.07 earnings per share for the current year.

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 30th will be given a dividend of $0.2839 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 29th. This is a boost from A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S’s previous dividend of $0.24. This represents a dividend yield of 3.31%. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 47.06%.

About A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S

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A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ocean transport and logistics business in Denmark and internationally. It operates through Ocean, Logistics & Services, Terminals, and Towage & Maritime Services segments. The Ocean segment is involved in container shipping activities, including demurrage and detention, terminal handling, documentation and container services, and container storage, as well as transshipment hubs.

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