JAPAN TOB INC/ADR (JAPAY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

JAPAN TOB INC/ADR (OTCMKTS:JAPAY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Japan Tobacco Inc. manufactures, markets and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products. It also engaged in pharmaceutical and food businesses. Japan Tobacco Inc. is based in MINATO-KU TKY. “

JAPAY opened at $11.65 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $41.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.89, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.12 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 1.27 and a quick ratio of 0.81. JAPAN TOB INC/ADR has a one year low of $11.36 and a one year high of $14.77.

JAPAN TOB INC/ADR (OTCMKTS:JAPAY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $4.79 billion during the quarter. JAPAN TOB INC/ADR had a return on equity of 14.06% and a net margin of 17.46%. Equities research analysts forecast that JAPAN TOB INC/ADR will post 0.94 EPS for the current fiscal year.

JAPAN TOB INC/ADR Company Profile

Japan Tobacco, Inc engages in the manufacture and sale of tobacco, pharmaceutical and processed food products. It operates through the following segments: Japanese Domestic Tobacco, International Tobacco, Pharmaceutical, Processed Food, and Other. The Japanese Domestic segment deals with the production and sale of tobacco products in domestic areas.

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