Shares of Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) traded up 5.6% on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $4.35 and last traded at $4.31, with a volume of 153,419 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.08.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group cut shares of Nomura Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, June 24th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Nomura Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nomura Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Nomura raised shares of Nomura Holdings from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Nomura Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, June 24th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The company has a market cap of $15.43 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.25. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.85 and its 200-day moving average is $4.29.

Nomura Holdings (NYSE:NMR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $12.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $5.80 by $6.91. The business earned $418.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $300.50 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $19.11 EPS. Nomura Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Nomura Holdings Inc. will post $0.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Nomura Holdings stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) by 0.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 1,141,651 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,100 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP’s holdings in Nomura Holdings were worth $6,336,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Nomura Holdings, Inc (Nomura) is a financial services company. The Company, through its broker-dealer, banking and other financial services subsidiaries, provide investment, financing and related services to individual, institutional and government clients across the world. The Company’s segments include Retail, Asset Management and Wholesale.

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