Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR)’s share price gapped down prior to trading on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $4.67, but opened at $4.68. Nomura Holdings shares last traded at $4.72, with a volume of 168,348 shares changing hands.

Several brokerages have commented on NMR. Morgan Stanley downgraded Nomura Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Jefferies Group raised Nomura Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research raised Nomura Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on Nomura Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 29th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Nomura Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a hold rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $4.34 and a 200-day moving average price of $4.25. The stock has a market cap of $16.93 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.95.

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

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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