Short Interest in Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (OTCMKTS:KNBWY) Grows By 3,070.6%

Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (OTCMKTS:KNBWY) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 53,900 shares, a growth of 3,070.6% from the December 15th total of 1,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 112,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days.

OTCMKTS:KNBWY opened at $16.44 on Friday. Kirin has a twelve month low of $15.64 and a twelve month high of $22.91. The company has a 50-day moving average of $16.40 and a 200-day moving average of $17.86. The firm has a market cap of $13.70 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.66 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39.

Kirin (OTCMKTS:KNBWY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 9th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by ($0.08). The company had revenue of $4.20 billion during the quarter. Kirin had a return on equity of 4.58% and a net margin of 2.82%. On average, research analysts forecast that Kirin will post 0.72 earnings per share for the current year.

About Kirin

Kirin Holdings Co, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of beverages and pharmaceutical products. It operates through the following segments: Japan Beer and Spirits, Japan Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Oceania Integrated Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, and Other. The Japan Beer and Spirits segment manufactures and sells beer, sparkling wine, Western liquor, and other alcoholic beverages through its subsidiary.

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