CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. (NYSE:MFG) by 0.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 687,237 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,518 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc.’s holdings in Mizuho Financial Group inc. were worth $2,309,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of MFG. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. by 48.5% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 3,690,524 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,518,000 after buying an additional 1,205,709 shares during the last quarter. Jefferies Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. by 184.9% in the second quarter. Jefferies Group LLC now owns 1,540,934 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,392,000 after buying an additional 1,000,000 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. by 19.3% in the third quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 2,959,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,943,000 after buying an additional 479,431 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. by 277.5% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 649,822 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,852,000 after buying an additional 477,678 shares during the last quarter. Finally, US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. by 13.4% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 2,004,140 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,712,000 after buying an additional 237,015 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 0.27% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Mizuho Financial Group inc. (NYSE:MFG)

Mizuho Financial Group inc. (NYSE:MFG) traded up 1.13% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $3.58. 3,214,905 shares of the company were exchanged. Mizuho Financial Group inc. has a 12-month low of $2.69 and a 12-month high of $4.15. The company has a market capitalization of $45.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.82 and a beta of 1.33. The company’s 50-day moving average is $3.36 and its 200 day moving average is $3.23.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Mizuho Financial Group inc. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.50.

Mizuho Financial Group inc. Company Profile

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc (MHFG) is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides domestic and international financial services in Japan and other countries. The Company’s segments include MHBK, MHTB, MHSC and Others. The MHBK segment includes Personal Banking; Retail Banking; Corporate Banking (Large Corporations); Corporate Banking; Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business; International Banking, and Trading and others.

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