Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) Short Interest Update

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFGGet Free Report) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,610,000 shares, an increase of 51.7% from the April 30th total of 2,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,100,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 0.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in MFG. Ballentine Partners LLC raised its stake in Mizuho Financial Group by 21.7% during the fourth quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC now owns 80,179 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $276,000 after purchasing an additional 14,300 shares in the last quarter. Mariner LLC raised its position in shares of Mizuho Financial Group by 20.6% during the 3rd quarter. Mariner LLC now owns 828,705 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,842,000 after buying an additional 141,362 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Mizuho Financial Group by 11.7% during the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 11,516,942 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $39,503,000 after buying an additional 1,206,471 shares in the last quarter. Callan Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Mizuho Financial Group in the 4th quarter valued at about $72,000. Finally, Ingalls & Snyder LLC lifted its stake in shares of Mizuho Financial Group by 100.0% in the 4th quarter. Ingalls & Snyder LLC now owns 20,000 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $69,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 3.26% of the company’s stock.

Mizuho Financial Group Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE:MFG traded up $0.06 during trading on Thursday, hitting $4.03. 516,044 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,016,308. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $3.95 and its 200 day simple moving average is $3.71. Mizuho Financial Group has a 52-week low of $2.86 and a 52-week high of $4.32.

About Mizuho Financial Group

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Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in banking, trust, securities, and other businesses related to financial services in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia/Oceania, and internationally. It operates through Retail & Business Banking Company, Corporate & Institutional Company, Global Corporate Company, Global Markets Company, Asset Management Company, and Others segments.

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