Face to Face Top Stocks: Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG), Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW)

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Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG)

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) closed at $3.06 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.61%, whereas, it previously closed at $3.11. The company has a market capitalization of $40.1 Billion. The company traded shares of 350856 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 810.57 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) produced diluted EPS of 0.42. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.3 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 59.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.3% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 1.8% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -8%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) is at 7.37 while the forward p/e is at 10.13. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) stands at 2.5 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.48. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) stands at 0.3, 6.8 and 3.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) is reported at 16.05 Billion with income of 5.26 Billion. The outstanding shares of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) are 13.1 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0.4 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -3.37 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) is ticked at 0.3%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 4.84. The 52 week high of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) is placed at 3.82 and 52 week low is standing at 2.92.

Performance wise the shares of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) fell down -2.55% for the week, it also fell -3.77% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -10.53%. The shares decrease -14.29% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MFG) shrinked -17.3% for the yearly performance.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW)

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) closed at $46.48 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.02%, whereas, it previously closed at $46.49. The company has a market capitalization of $4.81 Billion. The company traded shares of 497854 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 738.91 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) produced diluted EPS of 1.59. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.39 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.3. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -8, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.39% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 8% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 30.2%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is at 29.18 while the forward p/e is at 33.37. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) stands at 6.69 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.17. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 16.58. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) stands at 3.6, 7.7 and 4.8 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is reported at 720 Million with income of 169.3 Million. The outstanding shares of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) are 103.58 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 96.5 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.57 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -3.9% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 48. The 52 week high of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is placed at 52.00 and 52 week low is standing at 37.09.

Performance wise the shares of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) rose up 5.37% for the week, it also rise 11.65% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 5.8%. The shares decrease -6.84% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) grew 4.68% for the yearly performance.