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L'Oréal S.A. (OTCMKTS:LRLCY) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

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L'Oréal S.A. (OTCMKTS:LRLCY - Get Free Report) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 40,600 shares, a drop of 19.3% from the May 15th total of 50,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 129,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.3 days.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, Berenberg Bank raised L'Oréal from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th.

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L'Oréal Stock Performance

Shares of OTCMKTS LRLCY traded down $2.96 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $93.84. 156,607 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 68,106. L'Oréal has a twelve month low of $77.11 and a twelve month high of $100.28. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $95.16 and its 200-day moving average price is $95.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a current ratio of 1.10.

L'Oréal Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 25th were issued a $1.4219 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, April 24th. This is a boost from L'Oréal's previous dividend of $1.03.

L'Oréal Company Profile

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L'Oréal SA, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cosmetic products for women and men worldwide. The company operates through four divisions: Consumer Products, L'oréal Luxe, Professional Products, and Dermatological Beauty. It offers skincare, make-up, hair colourants, haircare, perfumes, and hygiene products.

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