West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYYGet Rating) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “West Japan Railway Company engages in the railway transportation business. Its operating segment consists of Transportation, Sales of Goods and Food Services, Real Estate and Other Businesses. Transportation segment provides railway, bus, and ferry services. Distribution segment operates department stores, restaurants, retail and wholesale shops. Real Estate segment sells and leases properties and manages shopping centers. Other Businesses segment includes hotels, travel agencies, advertising and construction. West Japan Railway Company is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. “

Separately, Jefferies Financial Group cut shares of West Japan Railway from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 7th.

OTCMKTS:WJRYY traded down $0.55 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $37.36. The company had a trading volume of 11,407 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,130. The company has a market capitalization of $7.15 billion, a PE ratio of -4.44 and a beta of 0.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $40.53 and a 200 day moving average price of $42.85. West Japan Railway has a 52 week low of $36.18 and a 52 week high of $63.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 1.21.

West Japan Railway Company Profile (Get Rating)

West Japan Railway Company provides passenger railway transport services in Japan. The company operates through Transportation Operations, Retail Business, Real Estate Business, and Other Businesses segments. It operates a route length of 4,903.1 kilometers, comprising Shinkansen route of 812.6 kilometers and conventional lines of 4,090.5 kilometers; and 1,174 stations, as well as bus and ferry services.

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