Nomura Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:NMR) Short Interest Update

Nomura Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:NMRGet Rating) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,720,000 shares, an increase of 41.0% from the April 15th total of 1,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,270,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Shares of NMR stock traded up $0.11 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $3.72. The company had a trading volume of 1,109,561 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,406,601. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $4.07 and its 200 day simple moving average is $4.34. Nomura has a 52-week low of $3.57 and a 52-week high of $5.65. The stock has a market cap of $11.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.07, a PEG ratio of 0.55 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.36, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.13.

Several research analysts have commented on the company. StockNews.com assumed coverage on Nomura in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Nomura from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 15th.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Nomura by 12.7% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 180,440 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $918,000 after buying an additional 20,389 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Nomura by 130.9% in the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 98,615 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $502,000 after buying an additional 55,898 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates boosted its stake in shares of Nomura by 9.7% in the third quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 62,875 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $311,000 after buying an additional 5,536 shares in the last quarter. JustInvest LLC boosted its stake in shares of Nomura by 19.3% in the third quarter. JustInvest LLC now owns 49,176 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $243,000 after buying an additional 7,961 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Nomura by 4.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,034,944 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $19,933,000 after buying an additional 173,811 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 7.61% of the company’s stock.

Nomura Company Profile (Get Rating)

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.

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