NTT DOCOMO, Inc (NYSE:DCM) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on DCM. Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded NTT DOCOMO from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised NTT DOCOMO from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. BidaskClub downgraded NTT DOCOMO from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) downgraded NTT DOCOMO from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th.

NTT DOCOMO (NYSE:DCM) traded down 0.04% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $23.29. The stock had a trading volume of 22,377 shares. NTT DOCOMO has a 52 week low of $21.96 and a 52 week high of $28.43. The company has a market capitalization of $86.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.81 and a beta of 0.13. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $24.52 and its 200 day moving average is $23.91.

NTT DOCOMO (NYSE:DCM) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The technology company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $9.81 billion during the quarter. NTT DOCOMO had a net margin of 14.37% and a return on equity of 11.89%. Equities analysts forecast that NTT DOCOMO will post $1.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in NTT DOCOMO during the fourth quarter worth approximately $447,000. First Republic Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in NTT DOCOMO by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 9,830 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $224,000 after buying an additional 259 shares during the last quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP boosted its position in NTT DOCOMO by 136.9% in the fourth quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP now owns 32,861 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $748,000 after buying an additional 18,989 shares during the last quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC boosted its position in NTT DOCOMO by 6.6% in the first quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC now owns 394,861 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $9,219,000 after buying an additional 24,410 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning boosted its position in NTT DOCOMO by 1.4% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 8,215 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $192,000 after buying an additional 112 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.54% of the company’s stock.

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About NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) is a mobile telecommunications carrier. The Company operates through three segments: telecommunications business, smart life business and other businesses. The telecommunications business segment includes mobile phone services (long-term evolution (LTE) (Xi) services and freedom of mobile multimedia access (FOMA) services), optical-fiber broadband service, satellite mobile communications services, international services and equipment sales related to these services.

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