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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 0.63% today. In the last week its performance is 6.71%, and 7.43% for the past quarter. Currently, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., MFG has a target price of 4.9, so today’s gain of 0.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.31%.

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG), has a market cap of 37963.73, and is based in Japan. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 0.20%.

At the current price of 3.2, it has a dividend yield of 4.40%, 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 6.31, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of 0.5, 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 -25.18%. Since its IPO date on 11/8/2006, the total performance to date is -21.29%.

Volume today for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG), is 98780, while its average volume is 505.04. Whilst the total gain today was 0.63%, it did have a day high of -2.74%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.07%, and 1.45% for the month. The 52-week low for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., MFG has been 18.96%, while the 52-week-high has reached -25.58%.

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 3.51, and the P/S is 2.79, along with a P/B of 0.53. 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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