Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in NTT Docomo Inc (NYSE:DCM) by 33.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 783,144 shares of the technology companys stock after buying an additional 194,448 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DEs holdings in NTT Docomo were worth $18,287,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in NTT Docomo during the first quarter valued at $614,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in NTT Docomo by 9.8% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,380,700 shares of the technology companys stock valued at $78,939,000 after buying an additional 302,900 shares during the period. UBS Group AG raised its stake in NTT Docomo by 4.9% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 229,671 shares of the technology companys stock valued at $5,363,000 after buying an additional 10,725 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in NTT Docomo during the first quarter valued at $1,684,000. Finally, Strategic Global Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in NTT Docomo during the first quarter valued at $218,000. Institutional investors own 0.55% of the companys stock.
Shares of NTT Docomo Inc (DCM) traded down 0.42% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $23.51. 68,080 shares of the company were exchanged. NTT Docomo Inc has a one year low of $21.96 and a one year high of $27.22. The firms 50 day moving average price is $23.82 and its 200 day moving average price is $23.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $87.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.38 and a beta of 0.12.
NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The technology company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.05. NTT Docomo had a net margin of 17.35% and a return on equity of 13.72%. The company had revenue of $10.23 billion for the quarter. Analysts forecast that NTT Docomo Inc will post $1.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several research firms have weighed in on DCM. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NTT Docomo from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, July 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of NTT Docomo from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered shares of NTT Docomo from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald lowered shares of NTT Docomo from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the companys stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $27.00.
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