Analyst Ratings for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. ADR (MTU)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. ADR (NYSE:MTU) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. MTU had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 9 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MTU. The maximum price target given was 9.85, implying a possible profit of 56.35 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 5.61, which equates to a potential downside of -10.95 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.07 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.59 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of MTU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.07 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MTU is -4.81.

MTU has a 52-week high of 7.01 and a 52-week low of 4.81. Today's price is 30.98 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.13 percent lower than its 52-week high. MTU has a P/E ratio of 9.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MTU value stock report compares MTU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $88.8 billion. MTU's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.