Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR)’s share price gapped down before the market opened 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 trading hands.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on NMR. Jefferies Group raised Nomura Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research cut Nomura Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. TheStreet cut Nomura Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Nomura raised Nomura Holdings from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on Nomura Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 29th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $4.37 and a 200 day moving average of $4.25. The stock has a market cap of $17.15 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.26.

Nomura Holdings (NYSE:NMR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $12.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the 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. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $19.11 EPS. Equities analysts predict that Nomura Holdings Inc. will post $0.24 EPS for the current 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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