Short Interest in Nomura Holdings Inc (NMR) Expands By 57.7%
Nomura Holdings Inc (NYSE:NMR) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,040,186 shares, an increase of 57.7% from the October 15th total of 1,294,020 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 314,444 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.5 days.
NMR opened at $4.52 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $15.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.93 and a beta of 1.48. Nomura has a 1 year low of $4.43 and a 1 year high of $6.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.73, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.98.
Nomura (NYSE:NMR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 31st. The financial services provider reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $4.02 billion for the quarter. Nomura had a return on equity of 3.64% and a net margin of 5.79%.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of NMR. LMR Partners LLP acquired a new stake in Nomura during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $826,000. NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd increased its position in Nomura by 255.5% during the 2nd quarter. NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd now owns 760,438 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,692,000 after purchasing an additional 546,515 shares in the last quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Nomura during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $125,000. Jane Street Group LLC increased its position in Nomura by 298.8% during the 2nd quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 62,838 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $301,000 after purchasing an additional 47,080 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp grew its position in Nomura by 2.3% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 3,469,108 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $16,617,000 after acquiring an additional 76,737 shares in the last quarter. 0.71% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Nomura Holdings, Inc provides various financial services to individuals, corporations, financial institutions, governments, and governmental agencies worldwide. It operates through three segments: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale. The Retail segment offers various financial products and investment services for individuals and corporations.
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