Nomura (NYSE:NMR) Hits New 1-Year High at $5.24

Nomura Holdings Inc (NYSE:NMR) shares reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $5.24 and last traded at $5.24, with a volume of 27339 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.11.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on NMR shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 10th. ValuEngine cut shares of Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 8th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Nomura from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 30th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a market cap of $17.46 billion, a PE ratio of -19.44 and a beta of 1.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.98, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 0.98. The company has a 50 day moving average of $4.82 and a two-hundred day moving average of $3.99.

Nomura (NYSE:NMR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Nomura had a return on equity of 3.89% and a net margin of 5.73%. The company had revenue of $5.35 billion for the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Nomura Holdings Inc will post 0.59 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.116 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. Nomura’s payout ratio is -85.19%.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new stake in Nomura in the 3rd quarter worth $45,000. Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nomura in the third quarter valued at about $47,000. A.R.T. Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Nomura by 30.6% during the second quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC now owns 13,708 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $49,000 after purchasing an additional 3,208 shares in the last quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Nomura by 40.6% during the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 14,052 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $50,000 after purchasing an additional 4,056 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning acquired a new position in shares of Nomura during the 3rd quarter worth about $50,000. 0.80% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Nomura Company Profile (NYSE:NMR)

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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