NYSE:KB - KB Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$38.26 -0.54 (-1.39 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 01:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$38.80
Today's Range$38.16 - $38.75
52-Week Range$36.81 - $59.23
Volume225,500 shs
Average Volume183,815 shs
Market Capitalization$15.16 billion
P/E Ratio5.15
Dividend YieldN/A
KB Financial Group Inc., a financial holding company, provides a range of banking and related financial services to consumers and corporations in South Korea and internationally. It operates through Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Other Banking Services, Securities Business, Non-life Insurance Business, Credit Card Business, and Life Insurance Business segments. The company offers deposit and credit products and services, and other related financial services to large, small, medium-sized enterprises and SOHOs, and individuals and households; and engages in trading in securities and derivatives, funding, and other supporting activities. It also provides investment banking, brokerage, and other supporting services; property and life insurance; and credit sale, cash service, and card loan services. In addition, the company offers foreign exchange transaction; financial investment; credit card and installment finance; security investment trust management and advisory; financial leasing; real estate trust management; capital investment; collection of receivables or credit investigation; software advisory, development, and supply; investment advisory and securities dealing; claim; management; asset-backed securitization; investment trust; trust asset management; and real estate services. KB Financial Group Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.28 billion
Cash Flow$8.3537 per share
Book Value$82.02 per share


Net Income$2.79 billion


Market Cap$15.16 billion
Next Earnings Date3/25/2019 (Estimated)

KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KB Financial Group's stock symbol?

KB Financial Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KB."

How were KB Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 7th. The bank reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter. KB Financial Group had a return on equity of 8.85% and a net margin of 20.31%. View KB Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is KB Financial Group's next earnings date?

KB Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for KB Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for KB?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for KB Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect KB Financial Group's share price to reach $61.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 59.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KB Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KB Financial Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KB Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for KB Financial Group.

Has KB Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KB stock have trended very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news impact score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the bank a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of KB Financial Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KB Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KB Financial Group investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), CVS Health (CVS), Procter & Gamble (PG), Adobe (ADBE), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Intel (INTC) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are KB Financial Group's key executives?

KB Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Jong-Kyoo Yoon Ph.D., Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Ki-Hwan Kim, Deputy Pres & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Bo Youl Oh, Head of Corp. & Investment Banking Bus. Unit (Age 57)
  • Mr. Joong Kwon Bong, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Chan Il Park, MD & Chief Compliance Officer

Who are KB Financial Group's major shareholders?

KB Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.10%), Northern Trust Corp (0.33%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.32%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.17%), BlackRock Inc. (0.09%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.07%).

Which major investors are selling KB Financial Group stock?

KB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Which major investors are buying KB Financial Group stock?

KB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Henry James International Management Inc., Natixis Advisors L.P., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Trinity Street Asset Management LLP and Advisor Partners LLC.

How do I buy shares of KB Financial Group?

Shares of KB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is KB Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of KB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.26.

How big of a company is KB Financial Group?

KB Financial Group has a market capitalization of $15.16 billion and generates $14.28 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $2.79 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.43 on an earnings per share basis.

What is KB Financial Group's official website?

The official website for KB Financial Group is http://www.kbfg.com.

How can I contact KB Financial Group?

KB Financial Group's mailing address is 26 Gukjegeumyung-ro 8-gil Yeongdeungpo-gu, SEOUL M5, 07331. The bank can be reached via phone at 82-2-2073-2844 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KB Financial Group (NYSE KB)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  152 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  366
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KB Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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