News articles about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news articles about the bank an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
MFG stock opened at $3.06 on Monday. Mizuho Financial Group has a fifty-two week low of $2.92 and a fifty-two week high of $3.82. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92. The company has a market cap of $38.80 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.65 and a beta of 1.11.
Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th. The bank reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter. Mizuho Financial Group had a return on equity of 6.12% and a net margin of 16.30%. The firm had revenue of $9.30 billion for the quarter. On average, analysts expect that Mizuho Financial Group will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.
MFG has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Citigroup initiated coverage on Mizuho Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 13th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Mizuho Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 26th.
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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