Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Nomura (NYSE:NMR) Stock Price

Media headlines about Nomura (NYSE:NMR) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nomura earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7095341289251 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

NMR has been the subject of a number of research reports. TheStreet downgraded Nomura from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Friday, August 24th. Daiwa Capital Markets downgraded Nomura from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 1st. ValuEngine downgraded Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Nomura currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.50.

NMR opened at $4.63 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.47. The firm has a market capitalization of $15.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.98 and a beta of 1.63. Nomura has a 12-month low of $4.43 and a 12-month high of $6.83.

Nomura (NYSE:NMR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19 by ($0.18). Nomura had a return on equity of 5.83% and a net margin of 9.22%. The firm had revenue of $3.95 billion during the quarter.

About Nomura

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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