Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:MFG)
June 11th, 2019
Amidst falling markets Mizuho Financial Group Inc. rose $0.01 Tuesday which equals a 0.36% jump, closing at $2.77. Despite ending the day higher, Mizuho Financial Group Inc. hit a new 52 week low of $2.66, breaking the previous low of $2.74 from earlier this month. In addition to finishing higher, trading volumes were solid at 848.00% of normal which can indicate investors see opportunities. Be aware that the Piotroski Score1 is calculated to be 2, which is very low as the scale goes from 0-9. This is considered to be a weak score in terms of financial strength.
MFG outperformed the rest of the Financials sector which went 0.00% today.
Expectations from 2 analysts indicates that Mizuho Financial Group Inc. could increase significantly (27.82%), while Finbox has calculated (with very high uncertainty) a fair value price of $1.94.
The market sectors were mixed Tuesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Consumer Staples saw the biggest increase of the day (0.41%), while the Industrials sector saw the biggest drop (-0.90%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 23.75%.
Industrials and Utilities saw turn-arounds from their five day positive performances with Industrials dropping -0.90%.
- Consumer Staples, up 0.41%.
- Consumer Discretionary, up 0.33%.
- Communication Services, up 0.29%.
- Real Estate, up 0.18%.
- Energy, up 0.12%.
- Information Technology, up 0.02%.
- Financials, stayed even 0.00%.
- Materials, down -0.07%.
- Healthcare, down -0.25%.
- Utilities, down -0.69%.
- Industrials, down -0.90%.
Mizuho Financial Group Inc. Info
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. The company provides deposit products; syndicated, housing, and card loans; business matching services; and advisory services related to overseas expansions, and mergers and acquisitions-related services. It also offers consulting services, including asset management and asset succession; payroll services; and sells lottery tickets issued by prefectures and ordinance-designated cities. In addition, it offers financial solutions, such as bonds, mergers and acquisitions advisory, etc. for corporate customers to meet their needs in fund-raising, investment management, and financial strategies; solutions based on their capital management, business strategy, and financial strategy; solutions related to real estate; advisory services and solutions, such as advice on proposals on various investment products to financial institutions; and financial services that include funding support and public bonds underwriting. Further, the company offers sales and trading services to meet risk hedging and investment needs; investment products for individual customers; and consulting services for institutional investors. Additionally, the company provides products and services related to trust, securitization and structured finance, pension, and stock transfers; securities services; and research, private banking, and information technology-related services. As of March 31, 2018, its branch network included 465 Mizuho Bank, 60 Mizuho Trust and Banking, and 275 Mizuho Securities; and 7,200 ATMs in Japan. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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(1) The Piotrosky score is used to determine the best value stocks with nine being the best and zero being the worst. It is based on specific aspects of the company’s financial statements, such as positive net income, operating cash flow and asset turnover ratio. A score 0 0 is the worst (Mizuho Financial Group Inc.’s score is 2), and 9 is the best.
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