Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) dropped 1.3% during mid-day trading 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 topic of several analyst reports. Nomura raised shares of Nomura Holdings from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Nomura Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Friday, June 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nomura Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered shares of Nomura Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Nomura Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a market cap of $16.25 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.51. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $4.11 and a 200-day moving average of $4.25.

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

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Nomura Holdings stock. Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) by 3.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 211,718 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,597 shares during the period. Comerica Bank’s holdings in Nomura Holdings were worth $1,097,000 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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