Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) Share Price

Media headlines about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.45 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.2114132780192 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (SMFG) opened at $9.52 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. The stock has a market cap of $67,309.02, a PE ratio of 8.98 and a beta of 1.36. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp has a 52-week low of $6.93 and a 52-week high of $9.53.

Several analysts recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th.

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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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