Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR)’s share price was up 2.3% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $4.08 and last traded at $4.04, with a volume of 173,315 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.95.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, June 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, June 24th. Daiwa Capital Markets cut shares of Nomura Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut shares of Nomura Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company. Nomura Holdings presently has an average rating of “Hold”.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $3.82 and its 200 day moving average price is $4.38. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.45 billion and a PE ratio of 11.93.

Nomura Holdings (NYSE:NMR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported ($5.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.25 by $9.58. The business had revenue of $362.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $315.58 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 29.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts forecast that Nomura Holdings Inc. will post $0.23 EPS for the current year.

Other large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Nomura Holdings by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,141,651 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,336,000 after buying an additional 9,100 shares during the last quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Nomura Holdings by 9.7% in the fourth quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. now owns 608,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,379,000 after buying an additional 53,616 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank increased its stake in shares of Nomura Holdings by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 211,718 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,097,000 after buying an additional 6,597 shares during the last quarter.

Nomura Holdings, Inc (Nomura) is a Japan-based financial services company. The Company operates through three business segments: Retail, Asset Management and Wholesale. The Retail segment provides investment consultation services to individual clients in Japan. The Asset Management segment develops and manages investment trusts, and provides investment advisory services.

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