SMC Corp (OTCMKTS:SMECF) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 22,700 shares, a growth of 51.3% from the August 15th total of 15,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 16.2 days.

SMC stock opened at $546.00 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $545.51 and a 200 day moving average price of $487.19. SMC has a fifty-two week low of $306.48 and a fifty-two week high of $585.70.

SMC Company Profile

SMC Corporation manufactures, processes, and sells automatic control equipment, sintered filters, and various types of filtration equipment worldwide. The company offers directional control valves, air cylinders, rotary actuators/air grippers, electric actuators/cylinders, vacuum equipment, air preparation equipment, modular F.R.L./pressure control equipment, lubrication equipment, fittings and tubing, flow control equipment, speed controllers, silencers/exhaust cleaners/blow guns/pressure gauges, switches/sensors/controllers, and static neutralization equipment.

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