Media coverage about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 48.6648251344158 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Mizuho Financial Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 2nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.00.
Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) opened at $3.69 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $46,039.72, a P/E ratio of 9.31 and a beta of 1.18. Mizuho Financial Group has a fifty-two week low of $3.37 and a fifty-two week high of $4.00.
Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The bank reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter. Mizuho Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.88% and a net margin of 16.11%. The business had revenue of $8.06 billion during the quarter. equities analysts anticipate that Mizuho Financial Group will post 0.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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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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