Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [NYSE: MUFG] gained 6.65% or 0.55 points to close at $8.82 with a heavy trading volume of 5696304 shares. The company report on October 4, 2023 at 12:45 PM that MUFG further expands Growth & Middle Market Tech Banking team.
Jordan Gauthier, Ross Fleck, and David Schlager join the bank as relationship managers.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MUFG) announced today the hiring of three seasoned relationship professionals within its Growth & Middle Market Technology team, aimed at bolstering the bank’s continued expansion into the pre-IPO growth and middle-market public companies space in the Innovation Ecosystem.
It opened the trading session at $8.75, the shares rose to $8.85 and dropped to $8.70, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for MUFG points out that the company has recorded 31.64% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -79.63% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 3.07M shares, MUFG reached to a volume of 5696304 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. ADR [MUFG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MUFG shares is $9.19 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MUFG stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
BofA Securities have made an estimate for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 27, 2022.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR is set at 0.21, with the Price to Sales ratio for MUFG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.85.
Trading performance analysis for MUFG stock
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.13. With this latest performance, MUFG shares gained by 6.27% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 31.64% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 76.05% 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 60.98, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 64.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.84 for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 8.45, while it was recorded at 8.28 for the last single week of trading, and 7.39 for the last 200 days.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.69. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.89.
Return on Total Capital for MUFG is now 0.65, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.22. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.52, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.29. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 513.59. Additionally, MUFG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 83.70, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 22.88. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 209.29, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 34.11.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG] managed to generate an average of $8,782,870 per employee.Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 0.76.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [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. ADR go to 7.50%.
An analysis of Institutional ownership at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. ADR [MUFG]
The top three institutional holders of MUFG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2579%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $201.66 billion in MUFG stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $177.59 billion in MUFG stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7994%.