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

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$43.17 +0.91 (+2.15 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 04:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$42.26
Today's Range$42.93 - $43.48
52-Week Range$39.22 - $63.96
Volume373,700 shs
Average Volume161,172 shs
Market Capitalization$16.72 billion
P/E Ratio5.81
Dividend Yield3.49%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified
Current SymbolNYSE:KB
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.34
Current Ratio1.65
Quick Ratio1.65


Trailing P/E Ratio5.81
Forward P/E Ratio5.43
P/E Growth1.15

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.29 billion
Price / Sales1.29
Cash Flow$8.9194 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.84
Book Value$79.54 per share
Price / Book0.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.43
Net Income$3.10 billion
Net Margins21.27%
Return on Equity9.90%
Return on Assets0.75%


Outstanding Shares396,230,000
Market Cap$16.72 billion

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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 7th. The bank reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter. KB Financial Group had a net margin of 21.27% and a return on equity of 9.90%. View KB Financial Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for KB?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives 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 41.3% 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 articles about KB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news impact score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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

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 63)
  • Mr. Ki-Hwan Kim, Sr. MD & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Bo Youl Oh, Sr. MD & Head of Corp. & Investment Banking Planning Department (Age 56)
  • Mr. Joong Kwon Bong, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Pil-Kyu Im, Sr. MD & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54)

Who are KB Financial Group's major shareholders?

KB Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (1.82%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.09%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.31%), Vanguard Group Inc (0.23%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.23%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.17%).

Which institutional investors are selling KB Financial Group stock?

KB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Jane Street Group LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Vanguard Group Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.

Which institutional investors are buying KB Financial Group stock?

KB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Trinity Street Asset Management LLP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

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 $43.17.

How big of a company is KB Financial Group?

KB Financial Group has a market capitalization of $16.72 billion and generates $13.29 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $3.10 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.43 on an earnings per share basis. KB Financial Group employs 164 workers across the globe.

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:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  339
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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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