Media stories about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.3599829673938 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) traded down $0.03 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $3.83. 855,964 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 632,327. Mizuho Financial Group has a 1 year low of $3.37 and a 1 year high of $3.94. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $48,322.68, a PE ratio of 9.58 and a beta of 1.20.
MFG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Mizuho Financial Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a hold rating to the company. Mizuho Financial Group has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.00.
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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