Short Interest in Bank Hapoalim B.M. (OTCMKTS:BKHYY) Rises By 5,900.0%

Bank Hapoalim B.M. (OTCMKTS:BKHYY) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totalling 6,000 shares, an increase of 5,900.0% from the May 13th total of 100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days.

Shares of OTCMKTS BKHYY remained flat at $$42.00 during trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 132 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,092. Bank Hapoalim B.M. has a 52-week low of $25.85 and a 52-week high of $43.79. The company has a market cap of $11.23 billion, a PE ratio of 17.80 and a beta of 0.87. The business has a 50-day moving average of $40.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01.

Bank Hapoalim B.M. (OTCMKTS:BKHYY) last released its earnings results on Thursday, May 13th. The bank reported $1.54 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.65. Bank Hapoalim B.M. had a return on equity of 8.24% and a net margin of 21.75%. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter. On average, research analysts predict that Bank Hapoalim B.M. will post 3.6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Bank Hapoalim B.M. Company Profile

Bank Hapoalim B.M., together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services in Israel and internationally. The company offers account-management services, credits for various purposes, deposits, and savings plans, and capital-market activity; securities, and currencies and derivatives trading services; securities custody services; research, consulting, and advisory services; pension advisory and retirement planning services; and housing loans.

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