What Mizuho Financial Investors Need to Know

Shares of Finance sector company Mizuho Financial moved -2.8% today, and are now trading at a price of $4.01. The Large-Cap stock's daily volume was 729,041 compared to its average volume of 990,936. The S&P 500 index returned a 1.0% performance.

The only analyst following Mizuho Financial has set a target price of $4.29 per share, which is -6.41 away from its current price. This analyst rates the stock as buy.

Over the last year, MFG's share price has increased by 37.2%, which represents a difference of 13.2% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $4.32 per share whereas its 52 week low is $2.93. Mizuho Financial has averaged free cash flows of $-1743714000000.0 over the last 5 years, with a mean growth rate of -5.6%. It is unlikely that the stock can sustain its current performance trend for the long term when the underlying business is experiencing such poor cash flows.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022 -2,034,549,000 100,783,000 -2,135,332,000 -4021.39
2021 32,516,000 84,327,000 -51,811,000 95.96
2020 -1,230,661,000 52,234,000 -1,282,895,000 65.65
2019 -3,660,970,000 73,768,000 -3,734,738,000 -188.71
2018 -1,212,179,000 81,427,000 -1,293,606,000 34.13
2017 -1,900,047,000 63,855,000 -1,963,902,000
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