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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 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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