News stories about Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.5812264418158 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

MTU has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Daiwa Capital Markets downgraded shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. ValuEngine raised shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $7.00.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) traded down $0.04 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.03. 1,773,730 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,784,064. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a twelve month low of $5.94 and a twelve month high of $8.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $106,897.14, a P/E ratio of 11.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.66.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The bank reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group had a net margin of 17.02% and a return on equity of 6.82%. research analysts forecast that Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will post 0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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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