Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) Stock Price

Media headlines about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.9230046281378 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.00.

Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) opened at 3.65 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $3.53 and a 200-day moving average price of $3.56. Mizuho Financial Group has a one year low of $3.26 and a one year high of $3.87. The stock has a market cap of $46.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.53 and a beta of 1.20.

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About Mizuho Financial Group

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc (MHFG) is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides domestic and international financial services in Japan and other countries. The Company’s segments include MHBK, MHTB, MHSC and Others. The MHBK segment includes Personal Banking; Retail Banking; Corporate Banking (Large Corporations); Corporate Banking; Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business; International Banking, and Trading and others.

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