MFG - Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
3.0900
+0.0200 (+0.65%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close3.0700
Open3.0900
Bid0.0000 x 4000
Ask0.0000 x 1400
Day's Range3.0800 - 3.1000
52 Week Range2.9200 - 3.7300
Volume472,188
Avg. Volume599,775
Market Cap39.233B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.73
PE Ratio (TTM)6.96
EPS (TTM)0.4440
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.13 (4.36%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-27
1y Target Est4.45
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  • Mizuho Bank's contrarian and 'risky' call on Japan's yen
    CNBC Videos28 days ago

    Mizuho Bank's contrarian and 'risky' call on Japan's yen

    Vishnu Varathan of Mizuho Bank says he expects the Japanese yen to strengthen to 103 against the U.S. dollar by the end of 2019 or even 101 by early 2020.

  • Simon Property Group downgraded at Mizuho
    CNBC Videoslast month

    Simon Property Group downgraded at Mizuho

    As the real estate sector hits a new all-time high, Mizuho says it's time to hit the sidelines on Simon Property Group. The "Halftime Report" traders debate how you should play the stock here.

  • CNBC2 days ago

    Here are the biggest analyst calls of the day: Lyft, Monster, FedEx, Rockwell Automation & more

    D.A. Davidson initiating Lyft as buyGoldman Sachs downgrading Monster Beverage to neutral from buyJefferies downgrading Sony to hold from buyEvercore ISI initiating Costco as outperformEvercore ISI initiating Home Depot as outperformEvercore ISI initiating Bed, Bath & Beyond as underperformMizuho downgrading Wendy's to neutral from buyMizuho downgrading YUM Brands to underperform from neutralSunTrust initiating Allergan as buySunTrust initiating Jazz Pharmaceuticals as buyJ.

  • Benzinga3 days ago

    Mizuho Downgrades Anadarko Petroleum On Risks In Mozambique, Colorado

    The potential for project delays at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s (NYSE: APC ) Mozambique site poses a risk to the company's 2022 free cash flow estimate, while additional risk is due to political uncertainty ...

  • Benzinga4 days ago

    Bullish Mizuho Says Bausch Health's Long-Term Guidance 'Within Reach'

    Bausch Health Companies Inc’s (NYSE: BHC ) growth drivers will become “more tangible” in 2019, and shares could appreciate as the company continues to demonstrate good execution, according to Mizuho Securities. ...

  • Barrons.com8 days ago

    Microsoft and Salesforce Stock Can Fly With the Cloud, Mizuho Says

    Brokerage firm Mizuho began research coverage of (MSFT) and (CRM) on Thursday with strong recommendations for both stocks because of what they have to offer in the cloud. Microsoft (ticker: MSFT), currently the world’s most highly valued company at $878.5 billion, received a Buy recommendation and $135 price target, 18% higher than its closing price of $114.50 on Wednesday. Mizuho is bullish on the software sector in general.

  • Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 12th
    Zacks8 days ago

    Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 12th

    Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 12th

  • Financial Times11 days ago

    [$$] Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world

    Many of the problems afflicting Mizuho — the low interest rate environment, long-running under-investment in technology, an ageing population, the limited scope for further cost-cutting — are causing havoc across Japan’s banking system. Mizuho’s root problem is that its vast retail banking business is essentially lossmaking. In an ultra-low interest rate environment (the Bank of Japan’s short-term base rate is minus 0.1 per cent), the combined cost of maintaining a large branch network, investing sufficiently in new technology and funding Japan’s deposit insurance scheme outweigh the net interest margin it can make on its core business.

  • This Japanese Megabank Really Needs a Home Run
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    This Japanese Megabank Really Needs a Home Run

    Mizuho Financial Group Inc. last week reported about 150 billion yen ($1.35 billion) of valuation losses on its foreign-bonds portfolio, while Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.’s foray into U.S. high-yield debt underwriting went awry.  Less than two months ago, Nomura Holdings Inc. took an impairment charge of almost $750 million for its overseas investment-banking business. Mizuho and its rivals have a combined stockpile of 142 trillion yen in international bonds, so getting out of overseas markets is hardly realistic. More mishaps may be unavoidable, unless Japanese banks become rapidly more sophisticated about overseas markets.

  • Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 8th
    Zacks14 days ago

    Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 8th

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  • Reuters15 days ago

    Japan's Nikkei hits 1-week low as chipmakers and banks retreat

    Japan's Nikkei hit a one-week low on Thursday, with chip-related stocks tracking a decline in their U.S. peers and banks retreating after Mizuho Financial Group slashed its profit outlook. The Nikkei share ...

  • Reuters15 days ago

    Nikkei slides to week low dragged by chip-related firms, Renesas dives

    Japan's Nikkei slid to a one-week low on Thursday morning with chip-related stocks leading the decline in step with U.S. counterparts, while Mizuho Financial Group underperformed after it sharply cut its annual profit outlook. "Profit-taking makes sense now as ongoing U.S.-China trade talks, major concerns for the market, have provided no signs of exit plan while the market had risen smoothly for the past two months," said Hikaru Sato, a senior technical analyst at Daiwa Securities. Chip equipment makers Advantest Corp dropped 2.7 percent, Tokyo Electron plunged 3.6 percent and silicon products maker Sumco Corp dived 7.3 percent on further doubts the industry's downturn is near a bottom.

  • Mizuho Foreign-Bond Misadventure Follows Mass Japan Shift Abroad
    Bloomberg16 days ago

    Mizuho Foreign-Bond Misadventure Follows Mass Japan Shift Abroad

    With Japan’s central bank buying the vast majority of annual government-bond issuance since Governor Haruhiko Kuroda took the helm in 2013, and targeting rock-bottom interest rates across much of the yield curve, the country’s big asset managers have had to go elsewhere. Japan’s megabanks -- Mizuho, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. -- held some 37 trillion yen ($331 billion) in foreign bonds as of December, according to data compiled by Michael Makdad, a Morningstar Inc. analyst in Tokyo.

  • One of Japan’s biggest banks is launching a digital “coin” to replace cash—without using crypto
    Quartz16 days ago

    One of Japan’s biggest banks is launching a digital “coin” to replace cash—without using crypto

    Contrary to reports, Mizuho's "J-Coin" has nothing to do with the blockchain.

  • Reuters16 days ago

    Japan's Mizuho slashes profit outlook, hit by $6 billion restructuring costs

    Japan's Mizuho Financial Group slashed its full-year profit outlook by 86 percent, citing one-time restructuring costs of 680 billion yen (4.63 billion pounds) at its bank and brokerage units and an overhaul of its securities portfolio. Japan's second-largest bank by assets said it expects 80 billion yen in net income for the business year ending March 31, instead of 570 billion yen it had predicted earlier. Mizuho said it would book about 500 billion yen of impairment losses on fixed assets, including costs from closing retail branches at home and software-related expenses.

  • Mizuho's Surprise $6.1 Billion Charge Shows Risks of Yield Quest
    Bloomberg16 days ago

    Mizuho's Surprise $6.1 Billion Charge Shows Risks of Yield Quest

    (Bloomberg) -- Japanese banks’ quest for yield is creating more turbulence, with Mizuho Financial Group Inc. announcing another round of losses on its foreign-bond holdings as part of a surprise writedown that will severely curtail full-year profit.

  • Bloomberg22 days ago

    Mizuho International's Head of Global Markets Peerbhoy to Exit

    Peerbhoy will be replaced next month by Asif Godall, formerly co-chief investment officer of Cairn Capital, Mizuho said in the statement on Thursday. “I have every confidence in him delivering on our strategic priorities,” Suneel Bakhshi, Mizuho International’s new chief executive officer, said of Godall in the statement.

  • This Pharma Stock Is Making A Bullish Run After Crushing Earnings Views
    Investor's Business Daily24 days ago

    This Pharma Stock Is Making A Bullish Run After Crushing Earnings Views

    Mallinckrodt earnings and sales crushed expectations in the fourth quarter, leading shares to pop in high volume early Tuesday. Constipation treatment Amitiza helped drive the gain.

  • GlobeNewswire24 days ago

    Mizuho Becomes First Japanese Bank to Issue a SOFR-Linked CD in the US

    NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2019 -- Mizuho Americas today announced that it has issued its first Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)-linked Certificate of Deposit (CD). The $200.

  • Head of Japan bank lobby calls for review of BOJ's price goal, easy policy
    Reuterslast month

    Head of Japan bank lobby calls for review of BOJ's price goal, easy policy

    The head of Japan's bank lobby on Thursday urged the Bank of Japan to review its 2 percent inflation target and ultra-loose monetary policy, saying that sticking with its elusive inflation goal would do more harm than good. Six years of heavy money printing by the central bank has made clear that Japan's economy can recover even amid low inflation, said Koji Fujiwara, chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association. "The BOJ should not persist in achieving its price target both in terms of the timeframe and pace of price growth," as subdued inflation is forcing it to maintain a radical stimulus that is straining bank profits, he said.

  • CNBClast month

    India's central bank could see reasons for a surprise rate cut, economists say

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) could cut the rate at which it lends to banks on Thursday due to shifting economic conditions, Priyanka Kishore, head of India and Southeast Asia economics at Oxford Economics told CNBC. Several factors could prompt the RBI to reverse its policy, including a downtrend in headline inflation, according to Kishore. The Reserve Bank of India could cut its benchmark interest rate at which it lends to banks on Thursday, due to shifting economic conditions, an economist told CNBC.