MFG - Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
-0.0100 (-0.35%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close2.8300
Bid2.8100 x 1800
Ask3.7400 x 2900
Day's Range2.8100 - 2.8400
52 Week Range2.8100 - 3.6500
Avg. Volume537,452
Market Cap35.502B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.76
PE Ratio (TTM)6.35
EPS (TTM)0.4440
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.13 (4.30%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-27
1y Target Est4.45
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  • Japan Megabanks See Challenging Year as Profit Drivers Wane
    Bloomberg8 days ago

    Japan Megabanks See Challenging Year as Profit Drivers Wane

    Results on Wednesday showed they are losing those benefits at a time when the economy is weakening, trade tensions are escalating and the Bank of Japan’s extraordinary monetary easing looks set to stay. “The business environment is very uncertain and tougher than last year,” Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. President Jun Ohta said at a news briefing in Tokyo, dismissing the notion that his bank’s profit target is conservative. Sumitomo Mitsui, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Mizuho Financial Group Inc. all posted net income projections that missed analysts’ estimates, as rising bad-loan costs and diminishing gains from sales of stock holdings put a dampener on earnings prospects in the year ending March 2020.

  • Reuters9 days ago

    Profits fall at Japan's top three banks as economy slows

    Japan's three largest banks all reported lower annual profits on Wednesday, highlighting the challenges faced by the banking industry as the world's third-largest economy looks to be headed for another downturn. The size of the declines varied - Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group had a 1% drop while rival Mizuho reported an 83% dive - all three show the difficulty banks have in navigating Japan's ultra-loose monetary policy. Japanese banks have had to cope for years with an ageing and shrinking population and massive central bank stimulus that has left them with razor-thin profit margins.

  • Should You Buy Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (MFG)?
    Insider Monkey2 months ago

    Should You Buy Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (MFG)?

    Hedge funds and other investment firms run by legendary investors like Israel Englander, Jeffrey Talpins and Ray Dalio are entrusted to manage billions of dollars of accredited investors' money because they are without peer in the resources they use to identify the best investments for their chosen investment horizon. Moreover, they are more willing to […]

  • Reuters2 months ago

    EM ASIA FX-Asia FX edges up as recession talk abates

    * Thai baht slips after poor data * Rupee set for best month of gains since Nov 2018 (Adds text, updates prices) By Nikhil Nainan March 26 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies were in positive territory on ...

  • Benzinga2 months ago

    Bon Appétit: The Street Has Mostly Bullish Reaction To Darden's Q3

    Olive Garden's parent company Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) reported Thursday with a top-and-bottom line beat in its fiscal third quarter results and lifted its full-year 2019 outlook. Morgan Stanley's John Glass maintained an Equal-weight rating on Darden Restaurants with a price target lifted from $112 to $121. Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Gregory Francfort maintained at Buy with a price target lifted from $120 to $130.

  • CNBC2 months 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.

  • Benzinga2 months 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 ...

  • Benzinga2 months 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.com2 months 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
    Zacks2 months ago

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  • This Japanese Megabank Really Needs a Home Run
    Bloomberg2 months 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
    Zacks3 months ago

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  • Reuters3 months 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 ...

  • Reuters3 months 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.

  • One of Japan’s biggest banks is launching a digital “coin” to replace cash—without using crypto
    Quartz3 months 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.

  • Reuters3 months 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.

  • This Pharma Stock Is Making A Bullish Run After Crushing Earnings Views
    Investor's Business Daily3 months 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.

  • GlobeNewswire3 months 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.