Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) : The consensus on Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) based on 1 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 3, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 2 which endorses a Buy on the stock. However, 1 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.
For this week, the average consensus of the company shares are rated as a Strong Buy. Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $3.28 and $3.24 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $3.28. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $3.26, notching a gain of 0.62% for the day. The total traded volume was 292,553 . The stock had closed at $3.24 on the previous day.
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is a provider of domestic and international financial services in Japan and other countries. The Company is engaged in banking, trust banking, securities and other businesses related to financial services through its subsidiaries and affiliates. The Company has four segments: Mizuho Bank, Ltd., which offers a range of financial products and services in relation to deposits, lending and exchange settlement to individuals, small and medium enterprises, large corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and foreign corporations, including foreign subsidiaries of Japanese corporations; Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., which offers trust-related products and consulting services; Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., which offers securities services to corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and individuals, and Others, which include Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd., Mizuho Capital Co., Ltd. and Mizuho Asset Management Co., Ltd.