Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) Stock Price

News stories about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.5021733528422 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) remained flat at $$3.62 during trading hours on Monday. 357,716 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 265,124. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 0.93. Mizuho Financial Group has a 12 month low of $3.37 and a 12 month high of $3.87. The company has a market capitalization of $45,912.89, a P/E ratio of 10.06 and a beta of 1.19.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on MFG. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Mizuho Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Morgan Stanley lowered Mizuho Financial Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $4.00.

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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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