Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) fell 1.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $4.47 and last traded at $4.49, with a volume of 68,818 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.55.

NMR has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nomura Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. TheStreet downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Nomura Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have given a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a market cap of $16.14 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.36. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $4.08 and a 200-day moving average of $4.26.

Nomura Holdings (NYSE:NMR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $12.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $5.80 by $6.91. The firm had revenue of $418.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $300.50 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $19.11 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Nomura Holdings Inc. will post $0.24 EPS for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Nomura Holdings stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) by 0.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor 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 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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