News stories about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.2120559052416 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of research firms have issued reports on SMFG. ValuEngine raised shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th.
Shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (SMFG) opened at $9.52 on Friday. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp has a one year low of $6.93 and a one year high of $9.53. The company has a quick ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. The stock has a market cap of $66,760.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.62 and a beta of 1.34.
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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp Company Profile
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (the Bank) and its subsidiaries. The Company operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Leasing, Securities and Consumer Finance. The Company and its subsidiaries offer a range of financial services, including commercial banking, leasing, securities, consumer finance and other services.
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