Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of WEST JAPAN Rwy/S (OTCMKTS:WJRYY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday morning.
According to Zacks, “West Japan Railway Company engages in the railway transportation business. Its operating segment consists of Transportation, Sales of Goods and Food Services, Real Estate and Other Businesses. Transportation segment provides railway, bus, and ferry services. Distribution segment operates department stores, restaurants, retail and wholesale shops. Real Estate segment sells and leases properties and manages shopping centers. Other Businesses segment includes hotels, travel agencies, advertising and construction. West Japan Railway Company is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. “
OTCMKTS:WJRYY opened at $68.06 on Wednesday. WEST JAPAN Rwy/S has a 52-week low of $67.22 and a 52-week high of $79.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.79. The firm has a market cap of $13.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.42, a PEG ratio of 3.05 and a beta of 0.71.
WEST JAPAN Rwy/S (OTCMKTS:WJRYY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 31st. The company reported $1.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. WEST JAPAN Rwy/S had a return on equity of 11.31% and a net margin of 7.53%. The firm had revenue of $3.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.26 billion. analysts expect that WEST JAPAN Rwy/S will post 5.62 earnings per share for the current year.
About WEST JAPAN Rwy/S
West Japan Railway Company provides passenger railway transport services in Japan. The company operates through Transportation Operations, Retail Business, Real Estate Business, and Other Businesses segments. It operates a railway network that stretches across an area of approximately 104,000 square kilometers covering 18 prefectures in western Honshu and the northern tip of Kyushu comprising a total of 1,200 railway stations with an operating route length of 5,008.7 kilometers.
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