Nomura Holdings Inc. (NMR): Keep paying attention to its insider activity


Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) saw a downside of -2.03% to $3.62 after subtracting -$0.08 on Wednesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 676,660 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $3.70 in the past week and touched a new high 3 times within the past 5 days. An average of 1,074,835 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,446,668.

The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $2.99 and high of $4.87, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 02/08/22. YTD, NMR has lost -14.55% or -$0.71 and has reached a new high 9 times. However, the current price is down -25.56% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

NMR stock investors last saw insider trading activity on Aug 22.NOMURA SECURITIES INTERNATIONA (10% Owner) most recently sold 15,000 shares at $2.61 per share on Aug 22. This transaction cost the insider $39,112. 10% Owner, NOMURA SECURITIES INTERNATIONA, sold 9,995 shares at a price of $2.43 on Jun 23. Then, on Jun 16, 10% Owner NOMURA SECURITIES INTERNATIONA sold 5 shares at a price of $0.00 per share. This transaction amounted to $0.

Valuation Metrics

NMR stock has a beta of 0.72. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.89 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.46.

In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 74.60%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $4.23 billion against revenue of $14.19 billion.

Earnings Surprise

Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $2.16 billion.

Let’s look briefly at Nomura Holdings Inc. (NMR) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 27 December was 51.02% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 26.61%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $3.66, reflecting a -0.82% or -$0.03 change from its current price. NMR is currently trading -0.82% above its 20-day SMA, -0.55% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +11.38% and SMA200 by-14.42%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 80.30% and 83.84% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.06. The RSI (14) points at 53.27%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 59.09% with the period’s ATR at 0.07. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.05 and 0.06 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NMR), Goldman downgraded it to a Neutral rating. They previously had a Buy rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for NMR stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Hold. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate NMR as a “sell,”, while 6 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 1 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is NMR’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $3.04 and a high of $4.65, with their median price target at $3.59. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Nomura Holdings Inc. (NMR) stock is $3.62.


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