Media stories about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 45.5021733528422 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) opened at $3.64 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $46,800.71, a PE ratio of 10.25 and a beta of 1.19. Mizuho Financial Group has a fifty-two week low of $3.37 and a fifty-two week high of $3.85. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on MFG shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 31st. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the stock. Mizuho Financial Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.00.
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Mizuho Financial Group Company Profile
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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