News coverage about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.54 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news headlines about the bank an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of NYSE:MFG opened at $3.19 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $40.84 billion, a PE ratio of 7.98 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90. Mizuho Financial Group has a 12 month low of $2.92 and a 12 month high of $4.00.
Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 26th. Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of Mizuho Financial Group in a research note on Tuesday, November 13th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company.
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Mizuho Financial Group Company Profile
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in banking, trust, securities, and other businesses related to financial services in Japan, the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Oceania. It operates through five segments: Retail & Business Banking Company, Corporate & Institutional Company, Global Corporate Company, Global Markets Company, and Asset Management Company.
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