News articles about Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.3437189045791 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) traded up $0.11 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $8.01. 945,714 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,380,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $111,210.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 1.68. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a 1-year low of $5.94 and a 1-year high of $8.11.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The bank reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group had a net margin of 17.02% and a return on equity of 6.82%. equities analysts anticipate that Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on MTU shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Daiwa Capital Markets lowered shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $7.00.

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About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc (MUFJ) is a bank holding company. The Company’s segments include Integrated Retail Banking Business Group, Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group, Integrated Trust Assets Business Group, Integrated Global Business Group and Krungsri. The Company’s services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, leasing and various fields of financial services.

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