Shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (NYSE:MUFG) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on MUFG shares. UBS Group raised shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 14th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, March 1st.

Shares of MUFG stock traded down $0.02 on Thursday, hitting $5.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 876,287 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,329,273. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.20. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a fifty-two week low of $4.64 and a fifty-two week high of $6.87. The firm has a market cap of $67.04 billion, a PE ratio of 7.18, a PEG ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 1.47.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MUFG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 4th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group had a net margin of 15.31% and a return on equity of 6.30%. The business had revenue of $14.61 billion during the quarter. As a group, analysts forecast that Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will post 0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Reliance Trust Co. of Delaware lifted its stake in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 15.2% in the 4th quarter. Reliance Trust Co. of Delaware now owns 19,207 shares of the company’s stock valued at $94,000 after purchasing an additional 2,533 shares during the last quarter. Moody National Bank Trust Division lifted its stake in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. Moody National Bank Trust Division now owns 249,318 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,214,000 after purchasing an additional 2,768 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its stake in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 13.0% in the 4th quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 26,121 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after purchasing an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 15.6% during the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 34,299 shares of the company’s stock worth $167,000 after acquiring an additional 4,621 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Securities Inc. lifted its position in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 14.2% during the 4th quarter. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 45,983 shares of the company’s stock worth $224,000 after acquiring an additional 5,706 shares during the last quarter. 1.10% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc, a bank holding company, provides financial services in Japan and internationally. Its Retail Banking Business Group segment offers a range of products and services, such as bank deposits, loans, asset management and administration services, investment products, and settlement services.

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