Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:MTU) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the six research firms that are presently covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th. Clsa Americas reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Finally, Daiwa Capital Markets raised shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, September 2nd.

Shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) traded up 2.269% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $6.085. 1,408,541 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $5.18 and its 200-day moving average is $4.98. The stock has a market cap of $82.64 billion, a PE ratio of 12.418 and a beta of 1.60. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a 1-year low of $3.86 and a 1-year high of $6.76.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in MTU. Princeton Alpha Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group during the second quarter worth $173,000. TD Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 5,959.4% in the second quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 862,131 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,819,000 after buying an additional 847,903 shares during the period. Accident Compensation Corp boosted its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 56.6% in the second quarter. Accident Compensation Corp now owns 464,443 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,057,000 after buying an additional 167,942 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group during the second quarter worth $112,000. Finally, Societe Generale acquired a new position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group during the second quarter worth $112,000. 0.98% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Company Profile

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc (MUFJ) is a bank holding company. The Company’s segments include Integrated Retail Banking Business Group, Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group, Integrated Trust Assets Business Group, Integrated Global Business Group and Krungsri. The Company’s services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, leasing and various fields of financial services.

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