News headlines about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.5709259070078 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on MFG shares. UBS AG raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Mizuho Financial Group from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the stock. Mizuho Financial Group has an average rating of “Hold”.
Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) opened at 3.43 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.58 and its 200 day moving average is $3.64. Mizuho Financial Group has a 12-month low of $3.17 and a 12-month high of $3.87. The firm has a market cap of $43.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.17 and a beta of 1.17.
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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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