News stories about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.5709259070078 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411) (investing.com)
- Mizuho Targets Foreign Student Boom With Japan Dormitory Fund (finance.yahoo.com)
- Mizuho's Reade Turned More Cautious on Risk Markets (finance.yahoo.com)
- Some headwinds ahead for Japan's economy (finance.yahoo.com)
Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) traded up 0.87% on Friday, hitting $3.46. 183,698 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $43.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.20 and a beta of 1.17. Mizuho Financial Group has a 52-week low of $3.17 and a 52-week high of $3.87. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $3.55 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.64.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on MFG shares. UBS AG raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered 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 given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold”.
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Mizuho Financial Group Company Profile
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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