Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [NYSE: MUFG] gained 2.95% or 0.18 points to close at $6.28 with a heavy trading volume of 6813859 shares. The company report on September 13, 2021 that Bechtel, Health Care Service Corporation, and Micron Are the Finalists for the AFP 2021 Pinnacle Award.
The Association for Financial Professionals annually recognizes the leading finance groups for innovation, collaboration, and results.
Bechtel, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and Micron are finalists for the Association for Financial Professionals’ 2021 Pinnacle Award. Sponsored by MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group NYSE: MUFG), the Pinnacle Award was established in 1997 to recognize excellence in treasury and finance.
It opened the trading session at $6.13, the shares rose to $6.30 and dropped to $6.13, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for MUFG points out that the company has recorded 10.95% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -62.69% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 1.51M shares, MUFG reached to a volume of 6813859 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG]:
Jefferies have made an estimate for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 13, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on July 08, 2020, representing the official price target for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. is set at 0.10, with the Price to Sales ratio for MUFG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.51, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 105.64.
Trading performance analysis for MUFG stock
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 9.98. With this latest performance, MUFG shares gained by 15.87% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 10.95% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 49.88% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MUFG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 76.13, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 80.67, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 72.03 for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.56, while it was recorded at 6.07 for the last single week of trading, and 5.34 for the last 200 days.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.65. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +14.06.
Return on Total Capital for MUFG is now 0.92, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.92. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.74, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.22. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 444.26. Additionally, MUFG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 81.63, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 20.77. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 183.56, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 33.73.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG] managed to generate an average of $5,624,004 per employee.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MUFG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. go to 18.90%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [MUFG]
There are presently around $1,194 million, or 1.70% of MUFG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MUFG stocks are: ARISTOTLE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC with ownership of 80,158,091, which is approximately 2.137% of the company’s market cap and around 5.00% of the total institutional ownership; BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/, holding 10,352,671 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $65.02 million in MUFG stocks shares; and PARAMETRIC PORTFOLIO ASSOCIATES LLC, currently with $62.19 million in MUFG stock with ownership of nearly -2.325% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 122 institutional holders increased their position in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. [NYSE:MUFG] by around 14,429,650 shares. Additionally, 83 investors decreased positions by around 7,074,207 shares, while 41 investors held positions by with 168,564,585 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 190,068,442 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MUFG stock had 33 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,867,662 shares, while 27 institutional investors sold positions of 1,700,169 shares during the same period.