Does Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (MFG) Have A Cheap Price Or Is It Risky?

The stock of Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:MFG) decreased by -$0.02 on Wednesday to $2.26, down -0.88 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 1,552,086 shares of common stock traded. 11 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a fall of -$0.27. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 1,519,732, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 1,503,655.

MFG stock dropped -1.72% since last month. On 06/13/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $2.15. The stock touched a high of $3.04 on 02/08/22, after rallying from a low of $2.15 in 52 weeks. The price of MFG stock has declined by -10.59% or -$0.27 this year, reaching a new high 11 times. Still, the stock price is down -25.66% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (MFG) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 6.61. Beta for the stock is 0.54. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.90, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.41, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 1.58.

Financial Health

The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 is 1.29, and the total debt to equity ratio is 1.29. Mizuho Financial Group Inc.’s operating margin stood at 65.20% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $8.84 billion and revenue of $11.65 billion.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. MFG’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 0.30%. There was a 3.10% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 6.40%.

Earnings Surprise

According to Mizuho Financial Group Inc.’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended September 29. It was predicted that Mizuho Financial Group Inc.’s quarterly earnings would be $0.97, but it ended up being $0.08, beating the consensus by 1,112.50%. At the end of Mizuho Financial Group Inc.’s most recent quarter ended September 29, its total debt was $46.05 trillion.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at Mizuho Financial Group Inc.’s (MFG) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 21 June, the RSI 9-day stood at 53.05%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 26.13% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 49.04% and 37.33% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 0.06. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 62.50%, the RSI (14) reading is 48.23%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at 0.04, and the 14-day reading is at 0.01.

Analyst Ratings

In its most recent analyst report, BofA Securities raised its rating on Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: MFG) to a Buy. Prior to this, analysts firm rated the stock as a Neutral. Analysts have assigned Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (MFG) an Hold rating. MFG is a stock that is recommended for selling by 1 brokerage firm, while 8 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 0 rates it overweight and 3 others recommend it as a buy.

What is MFG’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $2.48 and $4.40, with a median target price of $2.89. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (MFG) is $3.07.


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