SECOM LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:SOMLY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

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SECOM LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:SOMLY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Saturday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Secom Co. Ltd. is a security company, providing its services to a number of corporate and individual clients. It conducts consistent management from research and development to manufacturing of equipment, installation work, monitoring, and emergency measures by security guards. For individual clients, various sensors are installed in their home to detect intrusions, fires, emergency situations, gas leaks, medical emergencies and other problems, and automatically notify the SECOM control center when they are detected. Products for corporate clients include access-control systems, closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, automated fire detection and extinguishing systems, and internal and external monitoring systems that can be used alone or connected to on-line security systems. The Company also provides static guard service and armored car services. Secom Co. Ltd. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “

Shares of OTCMKTS SOMLY traded down $0.35 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $22.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,236 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,919. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a quick ratio of 2.26 and a current ratio of 2.44. SECOM LTD/ADR has a 1-year low of $15.80 and a 1-year high of $24.07. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $23.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $21.72. The firm has a market cap of $20.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.39 and a beta of 0.23.

SECOM LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:SOMLY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 12th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. SECOM LTD/ADR had a net margin of 8.28% and a return on equity of 7.83%. The firm had revenue of $2.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.11 billion. As a group, research analysts predict that SECOM LTD/ADR will post 0.94 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About SECOM LTD/ADR

SECOM CO., LTD. provides security services in Japan and internationally. The company provides online security; remote imaging security; and building management systems for condominiums and apartments, shops, offices, warehouses, factories, and other commercial and industrial establishments, as well as financial institutions; emergency medical alert system for seniors; large-scale proprietary; and camera systems.

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