Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (ADR) ($MFG) Cautious Buy or Hold to $4 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (ADR)
Stock ticker MFG
Live stock price [stckqut]MFG[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good


Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $3.34
Target stock price (averages with growth) $3.73
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $3.81
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $3.29

The following company description is from Google Finance: https://www.google.com/finance?q=NYSE%3AMFG&sq=mfg&sp=3&ei=bUbrU5DcJZKXqAGquYHoBw

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is a Japan-based bank holding company. The Company is engaged in the banking business, as well as the provision of securities, trust and the asset operation and management services. Through its subsidiaries and associated companies, the Company is engaged in the businesses including consultation, banking agency, real estate leasing and management, credit guarantee, manpower dispatch, official work agency, system operation and management, real-estate collateral research and assessment, call center services related, loan, investment trust management, lease, financial advisory, software development, information processing services, defined contribution pension related services, venture capital, debt collection and management, financial technique research and development, lottery tickets organization, pension and asset management research, factoring, as well as investment corporation asset operation, among others.


Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (ADR) as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. You may want to consider this company if you have a low exposure to international financial companies in your portfolio.

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