Media headlines about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.2548564184873 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE SMFG) traded up $0.13 during trading on Friday, hitting $8.92. The stock had a trading volume of 820,998 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,479,558. The stock has a market cap of $63,066.85, a P/E ratio of 8.58 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp has a 52 week low of $6.93 and a 52 week high of $9.67.
A number of research firms have recently commented on SMFG. ValuEngine upgraded Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd.
About Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp
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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