Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NYSE:NMR) was the target of a large growth in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,125,936 shares, a growth of 109.7% from the October 13th total of 536,952 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 713,802 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new position in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR in the 2nd quarter worth $100,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR in the 2nd quarter worth $131,000. CIBC World Markets Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 26,527 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $160,000 after buying an additional 1,159 shares during the last quarter. Conning Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR by 59.2% in the 3rd quarter. Conning Inc. now owns 28,450 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 10,575 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. increased its holdings in shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR by 39.0% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 29,019 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $175,000 after buying an additional 8,145 shares during the last quarter. 0.58% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NMR has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.75 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. ValuEngine cut shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.25.

Shares of Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NMR) opened at $5.64 on Thursday. Nomura Holdings Inc ADR has a 52 week low of $5.28 and a 52 week high of $6.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.60. The stock has a market cap of $21,826.83, a P/E ratio of 9.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 1.60.

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About Nomura Holdings Inc ADR

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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