Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (OTCMKTS:YZCAY) saw a significant growth in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 30,400 shares, a growth of 32.8% from the August 15th total of 22,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 18,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days.
YZCAY opened at $18.29 on Tuesday. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $16.05 and a 200 day simple moving average of $13.91. The firm has a market cap of $8.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.78 and a beta of 0.95. Yanzhou Coal Mining has a twelve month low of $6.52 and a twelve month high of $21.85. The company has a current ratio of 0.59, a quick ratio of 0.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Yanzhou Coal Mining from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Yanzhou Coal Mining from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 18th. Finally, DBS Vickers lowered shares of Yanzhou Coal Mining from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 2nd.
Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited primarily engages in the mining, preparation, and sale of coal in China and internationally. It offers thermal, PCI, and coking coal for electric power, metallurgy and chemical industry, etc.; produces and sells coal chemicals, including methanol, liquid wax, stable light hydrocarbon, acetic acid, ethyl acetate, etc., as well as electricity and related heat supply services; and explores for potash mineral.
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