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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) which is in the industry Foreign Regional Banks, gaining -0.35% today. In the last week its performance is -5.96%, and 1.07% for the past quarter. Currently, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., MFG has a target price of 4.9, so today’s gain of -0.35% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG), has a market cap of 35972.01, and is based in Japan. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 0.20%.

At the current price of 2.84, it has a dividend yield of 4.93%, and its target price is 4.9. This is with a profit margin of 46.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.88. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) has a P/E of 5.53, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of 0.51, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at *TBA,Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 17.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 1.80%.

Performance for the year is -33.95%. Since its IPO date on 11/08/2006, the total performance to date is -29.70%.

Volume today for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG), is 314851, while its average volume is 803.44. Whilst the total gain today was -0.35%, it did have a day high of -13.94%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.97%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., MFG has been 5.58%, while the 52-week-high has reached -36.89%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.80%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) has an operating margin of 72.70%. With a sales growth of 106.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., MFG is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 1.88, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.07, and the P/S is 2.59, along with a P/B of 0.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 0.05.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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