ValuEngine Upgrades JSR CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JSCPY) to “Hold”

JSR CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JSCPY) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, ValuEngine reports.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded JSR CORP/ADR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 28th.

JSR CORP/ADR stock traded up $0.52 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $16.69. 1,606 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 682. JSR CORP/ADR has a 52 week low of $13.47 and a 52 week high of $18.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.97, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $16.01 and its 200 day simple moving average is $15.47.

JSR CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JSCPY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 29th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. JSR CORP/ADR had a return on equity of 6.75% and a net margin of 5.95%. Analysts expect that JSR CORP/ADR will post 1.29 earnings per share for the current year.


JSR Corporation provides petrochemical products, and fine chemicals and other products in Japan and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Elastomers Business, Plastics Business, and Fine Chemicals and Other Products Business. The Elastomers Business segment offers general purpose synthetic rubbers, including emulsion polymerization styrene-butadiene (SB), solution polymerization SB, styrene, polybutadiene and isoprene rubbers, etc.; special-purpose synthetic rubbers, such as nitrile, butyl, ethylene propylene, NV and NE polymer blend rubbers, etc.; and thermoplastic elastomers comprising butadiene type TPE, hydrogenated polymer, styrene-butadiene type TPE, styrene-isoprene type TPE, olefin type TPE, etc.

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