SMC CORP JAPAN/S (OTCMKTS:SMCAY) Shares Up 0.2%

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SMC CORP JAPAN/S (OTCMKTS:SMCAY)’s stock price shot up 0.2% on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $21.64 and last traded at $21.35, 21,275 shares were traded during mid-day trading. A decline of 88% from the average session volume of 171,815 shares. The stock had previously closed at $21.32.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on SMCAY. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of SMC CORP JAPAN/S from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 28th. Mizuho raised shares of SMC CORP JAPAN/S from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 30th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of SMC CORP JAPAN/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 8.15 and a quick ratio of 6.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $28.55 billion, a PE ratio of 23.99 and a beta of 1.68. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $21.06 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $19.14.

SMC CORP JAPAN/S (OTCMKTS:SMCAY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 9th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.25 billion. SMC CORP JAPAN/S had a net margin of 20.85% and a return on equity of 9.51%. Analysts forecast that SMC CORP JAPAN/S will post 0.88 earnings per share for the current year.

SMC CORP JAPAN/S Company Profile (OTCMKTS:SMCAY)

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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