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Mizuho Financial Group H1 Profit Up 13.4%; Affirms FY18 Outlook - Quick Facts

Japanese lender Mizuho Financial Group (MFG,MZHOF.OB) on Wednesday reported that its profit attributable to owners of the parent for the six months ended September 30, 2018 increased 13.4 percent to 359.36 billion Japanese yen from 316.65 billion yen in the year-ago period. Earnings per share were 14.16 yen, up from 12.47 yen a year ago.

Ordinary profit grew 8.2 percent to 466.91 billion yen from 431.30 billion yen last year.

Ordinary income increased 12.9 percent to 1.99 trillion yen from 1.76 trillion yen in the year-ago period.

Looking ahead to fiscal 2018, the company affirmed its outlook for net income per share of 22.47 yen and profit attributable to owners of parent of 570 billion yen.

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