EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme (OTCMKTS:ESLOY) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme (OTCMKTS:ESLOYGet Free Report) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,300 shares, a growth of 272.0% from the May 15th total of 2,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 34,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.3 days.

EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme Price Performance

Shares of ESLOY stock traded down $1.90 on Friday, hitting $110.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 19,494 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,539. EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme has a fifty-two week low of $84.17 and a fifty-two week high of $115.51. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $110.49 and its 200-day moving average is $105.66.

EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 6th will be issued a dividend of $2.1107 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 3rd. This is a boost from EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme’s previous dividend of $1.45.

EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme Company Profile

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EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme designs, manufactures, and distributes ophthalmic lenses, frames, and sunglasses in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific, and North America. It operates through Professional Solutions and Direct to Consumer segments. The company offers lens under the Essilor, Varilux, Crizal, Eyezen, Stellest, Xperio, Transitions, Ray-Ban, Oakley, Barberini, KODAK Lens, Nikon, Shamir, eyexpert, iWear, Humanware, and Optifog brands.

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