Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (SMFG) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
Media coverage about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) has trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.1809534347376 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. ValuEngine upgraded Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (SMFG) traded up $0.16 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $9.48. The stock had a trading volume of 1,076,062 shares, compared to its average volume of 921,225. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp has a fifty-two week low of $6.93 and a fifty-two week high of $9.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $63,920.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.67 and a beta of 1.34.
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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (the Bank) and its subsidiaries. The Company operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Leasing, Securities and Consumer Finance. The Company and its subsidiaries offer a range of financial services, including commercial banking, leasing, securities, consumer finance and other services.
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