OTCMKTS:WJRYY - WEST JAPAN RWY/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$70.2620 +1.76 (+2.57 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 02:20 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.50
Today's Range$70.2050 - $70.75
52-Week Range$65.07 - $79.30
Volume11,555 shs
Average Volume7,193 shs
Market Capitalization$13.18 billion
P/E Ratio12.82
Dividend Yield1.70%
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 railway network that stretches across an area of approximately 104,000 square kilometers covering 18 prefectures in western Honshu and the northern tip of Kyushu comprising a total of 1,200 railway stations with an operating route length of 5,008.7 kilometers. The company also operates high-speed intercity passenger service between Shin-Osaka station in Osaka and Hakata station in Fukuoka in northern Kyushu; and high-speed intercity passenger service between Tokyo and Kanazawa stations. In addition, its urban network offers service to the Kyoto–Osaka–Kobe metropolitan area with an operating route length of 946.0 kilometers. Further, the company operates other conventional lines with an operating route length of 3,250.1 kilometers comprising intercity transport provided by limited express and express services; regional transport for commuters and students in and around regional hub cities, such as Hiroshima and Okayama; and local lines with low transport density, as well as TWILIGHT EXPRESS MIZUKAZE, a sleeper train to invigorate the West Japan Area. Additionally, it offers bus and ferry services; operates convenience stores, department stores, specialty stores, food and beverage outlets, and tourism campaigns; and provides travel agency, advertising agency, hotel, maintenance and engineering, and other services. The company is also involved in the sale and leasing of residential and urban development properties; management of shopping centers in station buildings and other facilities; operation of large station buildings at hub railway stations; and development of commercial facilities near railway station areas and underneath elevated tracks. West Japan Railway Company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange OTCMKTS
Industry Freight transportation arrangement
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43
Current Ratio0.75
Quick Ratio0.52


Trailing P/E Ratio12.82
Forward P/E Ratio14.64
P/E Growth2.85

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.55 billion
Price / Sales1.00
Cash Flow$13.8039 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.09
Book Value$54.36 per share
Price / Book1.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.48
Net Income$1.04 billion
Net Margins7.53%
Return on Equity11.04%
Return on Assets4.03%


Outstanding Shares192,480,000
Market Cap$13.18 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

WEST JAPAN RWY/S (OTCMKTS:WJRYY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WEST JAPAN RWY/S's stock symbol?

WEST JAPAN RWY/S trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "WJRYY."

When is WEST JAPAN RWY/S's next earnings date?

WEST JAPAN RWY/S is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, December 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for WEST JAPAN RWY/S.

What guidance has WEST JAPAN RWY/S issued on next quarter's earnings?

WEST JAPAN RWY/S updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.41-4.41 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $13.497-13.497 billion.

Has WEST JAPAN RWY/S been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WJRYY stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WEST JAPAN RWY/S earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of WEST JAPAN RWY/S's key competitors?

Who are WEST JAPAN RWY/S's key executives?

WEST JAPAN RWY/S's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Tatsuo Kijima, Pres, Exec. Officer & Representative Director
  • Yutaka Nakanishi, Exec. Officer & GM of Fin. Department
  • Makoto Kitano, Exec. Officer & GM of Corp. Communications Department
  • Ushio Kurahara, Exec. Officer & GM of Personnel Department
  • Shoji Kurasaka, Sr. Exec. Officer & Sr. GM of Supporting HQ

How do I buy shares of WEST JAPAN RWY/S?

Shares of WJRYY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WEST JAPAN RWY/S's stock price today?

One share of WJRYY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.2620.

How big of a company is WEST JAPAN RWY/S?

WEST JAPAN RWY/S has a market capitalization of $13.18 billion and generates $13.55 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.48 on an earnings per share basis. WEST JAPAN RWY/S employs 47,869 workers across the globe.

What is WEST JAPAN RWY/S's official website?

The official website for WEST JAPAN RWY/S is http://www.westjr.co.jp.

How can I contact WEST JAPAN RWY/S?

WEST JAPAN RWY/S's mailing address is 4-24 Shibata 2-chome Kita-ku, Osaka M0, 530-8341. The company can be reached via phone at 816-6375-8981 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for WEST JAPAN RWY/S (OTCMKTS WJRYY)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  39 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  36 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  75
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WEST JAPAN RWY/S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WJRYY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WJRYY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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