Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (NASDAQ:IIJI) has been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also given Internet Initiative Japan an industry rank of 74 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Internet Initiative Japan from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 14th.

NASDAQ:IIJI traded down $0.44 on Thursday, reaching $11.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,184 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,617. Internet Initiative Japan has a 12-month low of $8.76 and a 12-month high of $12.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 1.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34. The company has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 0.72.

Internet Initiative Japan (NASDAQ:IIJI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter. Internet Initiative Japan had a return on equity of 6.26% and a net margin of 3.05%. The company had revenue of $414.98 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $415.22 million. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Internet Initiative Japan will post 0.45 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in shares of Internet Initiative Japan by 3.2% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 415,315 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $4,191,000 after buying an additional 12,715 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers purchased a new stake in shares of Internet Initiative Japan in the 3rd quarter valued at $107,000. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Internet Initiative Japan in the 2nd quarter valued at $147,000. Institutional investors own 0.51% of the company’s stock.

About Internet Initiative Japan

Internet Initiative Japan Inc offers Internet connectivity, WAN, outsourcing, systems integration, and equipment sales services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Network Services and Systems Integration Business, and ATM Operation Business. The company's Internet connectivity services for enterprise include IP services and IIJ data center connectivity services, IIJ FiberAccess/F and IIJ DSL/F services, IIJ mobile services, and dial-up access services, as well as other Internet connectivity services comprising IIJ ISDN/F and IIJ line management/F services.

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