News coverage about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.676807033555 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Mizuho Financial Group opened at $3.47 on Monday, according to Marketbeat Ratings. The firm has a market cap of $44.14 billion, a PE ratio of 8.70 and a beta of 1.21. Mizuho Financial Group has a one year low of $3.37 and a one year high of $4.00.
A number of research firms have recently commented on MFG. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 30th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $4.00.
Mizuho Financial Group Company Profile
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc engages in banking, trust banking, 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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