Headlines about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a news impact score of 1.33 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media coverage about the bank an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Mizuho Financial Group’s ranking:
- Mizuho Financial Group 9-month Profit Declines – Quick Facts (markets.businessinsider.com)
- Fear of No-Deal Brexit on Horizon Seen Driving Rally in Gilts (finance.yahoo.com)
- Naver, Kakao fleeing to Japan for new businesses (koreatimes.co.kr)
- Somewhat Positive News Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) Share Price (americanbankingnews.com)
- BRIEF-Foxconn Interconnect Technology To Buy Stake In Kantatsu From Mizuho (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of MFG stock opened at $3.17 on Friday. Mizuho Financial Group has a 1 year low of $2.92 and a 1 year high of $3.94. The firm has a market cap of $41.46 billion, a PE ratio of 7.93 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 0.91.
Several analysts have weighed in on MFG shares. Citigroup started coverage on Mizuho Financial Group in a research note on Tuesday, November 13th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Mizuho Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 26th.
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About Mizuho Financial Group
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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