RWE Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,600 shares, a growth of 294.6% from the December 15th total of 3,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 106,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

OTCMKTS RWEOY traded up $1.12 on Wednesday, reaching $46.46. The company had a trading volume of 57,231 shares, compared to its average volume of 30,312. The firm has a market capitalization of $28.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -36.58 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a current ratio of 1.43. RWE Aktiengesellschaft has a 1-year low of $21.92 and a 1-year high of $47.45. The company’s fifty day moving average is $42.26 and its 200-day moving average is $39.35.

RWE Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 12th. The utilities provider reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter. RWE Aktiengesellschaft had a return on equity of 0.17% and a net margin of 69.17%. The company had revenue of $3.41 billion during the quarter. On average, research analysts forecast that RWE Aktiengesellschaft will post 2.04 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on RWEOY shares. DZ Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of RWE Aktiengesellschaft in a research note on Tuesday, January 5th. Societe Generale cut shares of RWE Aktiengesellschaft from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 17th. ValuEngine cut shares of RWE Aktiengesellschaft from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of RWE Aktiengesellschaft from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 17th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of RWE Aktiengesellschaft in a research report on Thursday, January 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. RWE Aktiengesellschaft currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $45.00.

RWE Aktiengesellschaft Company Profile

RWE Aktiengesellschaft produces and supplies power through renewable and conventional sources primarily in Europe and the United States. It operates through five segments: Lignite & Nuclear; European Power; Supply & Trading; Innogy Â- Continuing Operations; and Operations acquired from E.ON. The company engages in the electricity generation from lignite and nuclear, gas, hard coal, and biomass sources, as well as lignite production.

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