Creative Planning reduced its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (NYSE:MTU) by 83.7% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 15,366 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 78,809 shares during the period. Creative Planning’s holdings in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group were worth $112,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advisor Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 18.1% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 18,700 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $126,000 after purchasing an additional 2,869 shares in the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 13.7% during the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 24,147 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $162,000 after purchasing an additional 2,911 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 265,934 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,797,000 after purchasing an additional 6,869 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 263,455 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,779,000 after purchasing an additional 7,093 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group by 16.0% during the 3rd quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 61,378 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $392,000 after purchasing an additional 8,466 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 0.99% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (NYSE MTU) opened at $7.08 on Friday. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc has a fifty-two week low of $5.94 and a fifty-two week high of $8.11. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. The stock has a market cap of $97,812.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.57, a PEG ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 1.65.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The bank reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group had a net margin of 16.13% and a return on equity of 6.29%. The company had revenue of $14.08 billion during the quarter. research analysts predict that Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on MTU shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Daiwa Capital Markets lowered shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $7.00.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU)

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