News stories about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (NYSE:SMFG) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. 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 Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of brokerages recently commented on SMFG. BidaskClub lowered shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. UBS AG upgraded shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy”.

Shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (NYSE SMFG) traded down 0.65% on Friday, hitting $7.60. 620,638 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group has a 12 month low of $5.82 and a 12 month high of $8.30. The firm has a market cap of $53.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.29 and a beta of 1.30. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $7.53 and its 200 day moving average is $7.63.

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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Company Profile

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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