Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Nomura (NMR) Stock Price

Headlines about Nomura (NYSE:NMR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nomura earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.4475263131831 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Nomura stock opened at $4.61 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $15.58 billion, a PE ratio of 8.09 and a beta of 1.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.47, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.98. Nomura has a 52 week low of $4.43 and a 52 week high of $6.83.

Nomura (NYSE:NMR) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.18). The business had revenue of $3.95 billion for the quarter. Nomura had a net margin of 9.22% and a return on equity of 5.83%. analysts forecast that Nomura will post 0.58 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 27th. Daiwa Capital Markets cut Nomura from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Nomura cut Nomura from a “buy” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut Nomura from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6.50.

Nomura Company Profile

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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