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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG)?

The company in question is, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) currently with a stock price of 3.19 (-0.31% today). The market cap for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is 40761.31, and is in the sector Financial, and Foreign Regional Banks industry. The target price for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is 3.87. Currently Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 6.23, and a forward P/E of 9.85. Average volume for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is 247.7 and so far today it is 137600.

Performance in the last year for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has been -19.65%. For EPS growth, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has seen a growth of -43.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -0.31%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.10% over the last five years and could be 1.80% for the next five years. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 106.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -16.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.24%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.29%.

Since the IPO date for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. on the 11/8/2006, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -21.04%. With Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. trading at 3.19, the dividend yield is 4.39%, and the EPS is 0.51.

So could Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 6.23. The PEG is 3.46, P/S is 2.95 and the P/B is at 0.53. The P/cash is 0.05, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.88, and total debt/equity at 1.88.

In terms of margins, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 72.70% and a profit margin of 46.80%.Payout ratio for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is 39.10%. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 5.80%.

Insider ownership for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 0.30%. Outstanding shares are at 12777.84. While shares float is 11760.44. The float short is currently 0.01%, and short ratio is 3.04.

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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