Shares of Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $5.00.

NMR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Nomura upgraded Nomura Holdings from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nomura Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. TheStreet upgraded Nomura Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on Nomura Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 29th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group upgraded Nomura Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 1st.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. LPL Financial LLC raised its stake in Nomura Holdings by 0.7% in the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 179,248 shares of the company’s stock valued at $803,000 after buying an additional 1,304 shares in the last quarter. HBK Investments L P increased its position in shares of Nomura Holdings by 6.3% in the third quarter. HBK Investments L P now owns 44,742 shares of the company’s stock valued at $199,000 after buying an additional 2,642 shares during the last quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC increased its position in shares of Nomura Holdings by 35.7% in the third quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 29,625 shares of the company’s stock valued at $132,000 after buying an additional 7,793 shares during the last quarter. BOKF NA increased its position in shares of Nomura Holdings by 19.5% in the third quarter. BOKF NA now owns 22,729 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 3,716 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of Nomura Holdings by 7.2% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,549,615 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,896,000 after buying an additional 104,150 shares during the last quarter. 0.53% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Nomura Holdings (NYSE:NMR) opened at 5.41 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $4.82 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.36. Nomura Holdings has a 12 month low of $3.33 and a 12 month high of $6.26. The stock has a market cap of $19.23 billion, a PE ratio of 17.23 and a beta of 1.95.

About Nomura Holdings

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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