Analyst Ratings for Nomura Holdings Inc. ADR (NMR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Nomura Holdings Inc. ADR (NYSE:NMR) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. NMR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NMR. The most optimistic price target was 7.69, implying potential capital gains of 29.14 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 3.6, implying potential capital losses of -39.55 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.89 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.39 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NMR to grow at a rate of -9.18 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NMR is -1.07.

In the last 52-weeks, NMR has achieved a high of 6.80 and a low of 3.98. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 49.62 percent, and 12.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. NMR has a price/earnings ratio of 9.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NMR value stock report compares NMR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.4 billion. NMR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.