Higher. A lot.
Most professional service providers (Bloomberg/CapIQ/TR) give you this right on the stocks "home page."
Nope, they're unhedged.
It's surging because the decline in price of LNG. From someone more knowledgeable than me, it's going to raise net income this year to around 800 billion yen. This isn't retail speculation, it's a lower cost of revenue.
The JP gov isn't reducing their position. To do that they'd have to convert their preferreds into commons. You have zero idea what you're talking about.
This run up started with that court decision (not the one against Kansai). I think people are realizing Kashiwazaki-Kariwa is eventually coming back online.