Nomura Holdings Inc (NMR) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Nomura Holdings Inc (NYSE:NMR) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. TheStreet cut Nomura from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 27th. Daiwa Capital Markets cut Nomura from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Finally, ValuEngine cut Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th.

Shares of NMR stock traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $4.93. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 145,147 shares, compared to its average volume of 221,029. The company has a market cap of $16.88 billion, a PE ratio of 8.65 and a beta of 1.58. Nomura has a fifty-two week low of $4.43 and a fifty-two week high of $6.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.47, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 0.98.

Nomura (NYSE:NMR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.18). Nomura had a net margin of 9.22% and a return on equity of 5.83%. The business had revenue of $3.95 billion during the quarter.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in NMR. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its position in Nomura by 153.3% during the 1st quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 36,828 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $214,000 after purchasing an additional 22,290 shares during the last quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC bought a new position in Nomura during the 2nd quarter worth $125,000. Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in Nomura by 27.3% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 127,788 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $611,000 after purchasing an additional 27,379 shares during the last quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. bought a new position in Nomura during the 1st quarter worth $199,000. Finally, A.R.T. Advisors LLC bought a new position in Nomura during the 1st quarter worth $198,000. Institutional investors own 0.70% of the company’s stock.

Nomura Company Profile

Nomura Holdings, Inc provides various financial services to individuals, corporations, financial institutions, governments, and governmental agencies worldwide. It operates through three segments: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale. The Retail segment offers various financial products and investment services for individuals and corporations.

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