Media headlines about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) have trended positive on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp earned a media sentiment score of 2.08 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news coverage about the bank an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of SMFG stock opened at $7.03 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $51.83 billion, a PE ratio of 6.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 1.28. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp has a fifty-two week low of $6.97 and a fifty-two week high of $9.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 0.99.

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 14th. The bank reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $13.69 billion for the quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp had a return on equity of 6.95% and a net margin of 13.14%. Research analysts forecast that Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp will post 1.05 earnings per share for the current year.

SMFG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Citigroup initiated coverage on Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp in a research report on Tuesday, November 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 26th.

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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp Company Profile

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial banking, leasing, securities, consumer finance, and other services primarily in Japan. It operates through four segments: Wholesale Business, Retail Business, International Business, and Global Markets Business.

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