Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NYSE:NMR) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 596,725 shares, a decline of 47.0% from the October 31st total of 1,125,936 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 278,289 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of NMR. CIBC World Markets Inc. increased its position in shares of Nomura by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 26,527 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $160,000 after purchasing an additional 1,159 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Nomura by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 64,950 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $393,000 after acquiring an additional 2,881 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Nomura by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,151,420 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $6,955,000 after acquiring an additional 6,200 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its position in shares of Nomura by 3.3% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 203,988 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,279,000 after acquiring an additional 6,445 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in shares of Nomura by 39.0% during the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 29,019 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $175,000 after acquiring an additional 8,145 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.58% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on NMR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nomura from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.50 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 24th. ValuEngine cut Nomura from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6.25.

Nomura (NYSE NMR) opened at $5.98 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.60, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 1.00. Nomura has a 52 week low of $5.28 and a 52 week high of $6.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,800.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.93 and a beta of 1.59.

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About Nomura

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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