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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MTU. The most optimistic price target was 9.85, implying potential capital gains of 56.35 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 5.61, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.07 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.59 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

MTU has an estimated earnings growth rate of -2.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. MTU has a PEG ratio of -4.81.

In the last 52-weeks, MTU has achieved a high of 7.01 and a low of 4.81. Today's price is 30.98 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.13 percent below the 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 market cap of MTU is $88.8 billion. MTU is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.