About Korea Fund (NYSE:KF)
The Korea Fund, Inc. is a closed-end non-diversified management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation through investment in securities, principally equity securities of Korean companies. The Fund enters into contracts that contain a range of representations that provide general indemnifications. It directly invests in foreign currencies or in securities that trade in and receive revenues in, foreign currencies, or in derivatives that provide exposure to foreign currencies. The Fund invests approximately 80% of its net assets in securities listed on the Korea Stock Exchange. The Fund also offers capital appreciation potential by focusing on Korea companies exhibiting solid long-term growth characteristics. It trades financial instruments and enters into financial transactions. The Fund invests in sectors, such as industrials, consumer staples and financials. The Fund's investment manager is Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry INVESTMENT FUNDS
Trailing P/E Ratio7.75630126944153
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A
Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Korea Fund's stock symbol?
Korea Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KF."
How often does Korea Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Korea Fund?
Korea Fund declared an annual dividend on Monday, December 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 26th will be given a dividend of $0.2258 per share on Friday, January 5th. This represents a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 22nd. View Korea Fund's Dividend History.
When will Korea Fund make its next earnings announcement?
Who are some of Korea Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Korea Fund include Republic First Bancorp (FRBK), First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (FMBH), Atlantic Capital Bancshares (ACBI), Ellington Financial (EFC), Sutherland Asset Management (SLD), Community Healthcare Trust (CHCT), Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS), One Liberty Properties (OLP), CNB Financial (CCNE), UMH Properties (UMH), Corenergy Infrastructure Trust (CORR), Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS), Allied Minds (ALLWF), Century Bancorp (CNBKA), Blackrock Capital Investment (BKCC), RBB Bancorp (RBB), Franklin Financial Network (FSB) and Heritage Insurance (HRTG).
Who are Korea Fund's key executives?
Korea Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- Julian M. I. Reid, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 72)
- Joseph Quirk, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 49)
- Lawrence G. Altadonna, Treasurer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer (Age 51)
- Thomas L. Harter CFA, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 42)
- Richard J. Cochran, Assistant Treasurer (Age 56)
- Orhan Orhanli, Assistant Treasurer (Age 43)
- Thomas J. Fuccillo, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 49)
- Christopher B. Brader, Independent Director (Age 67)
- Joseph T. Grause Jr., Independent Director (Age 65)
- Marran H. Ogilvie, Independent Director (Age 49)
Has Korea Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about KF stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Korea Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.34 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Korea Fund's major shareholders?
Korea Fund's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lazard Asset Management LLC (11.16%), Gramercy Funds Management LLC (2.39%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (0.27%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.12%) and Doliver Capital Advisors LP (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Korea Fund.
Which institutional investors are selling Korea Fund stock?
Which institutional investors are buying Korea Fund stock?
How do I buy shares of Korea Fund?
Shares of KF 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 Korea Fund's stock price today?
One share of KF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.10.
How big of a company is Korea Fund?
Korea Fund has a market capitalization of $236.80 million. The company earns $-29,450,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $5.17 on an earnings per share basis.
How can I contact Korea Fund?
Korea Fund's mailing address is ALLIANZ GLOBAL INVESTORS, NEW YORK NY, 10105. The company can be reached via phone at 212-739-3226.
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Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Analyst Ratings History
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Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Korea Fund (NYSE KF) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Earnings Estimates
No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||1/5/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||4.45% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Korea Fund (NYSE KF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 59.52%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 53.76%
Korea Fund (NYSE KF) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/22/2018||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||7,499||$41.10||$308,208.90|| |
|3/15/2018||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||8,618||$41.82||$360,404.76|| |
|3/13/2018||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||5,477||$42.04||$230,253.08|| |
|3/5/2018||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||10,000||$40.18||$401,800.00|| |
|8/11/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||1,640||$38.03||$62,369.20|| |
|8/3/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||15,000||$40.66||$609,900.00|| |
|6/7/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||12,428||$39.99||$496,995.72|| |
|6/5/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||336,635||$43.22||$14,549,364.70|| |
|4/19/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||43,671||$37.15||$1,622,377.65|| |
|1/31/2013||Christopher B Brader||Director||Buy||1,000||$39.86||$39,860.00|| |
Korea Fund (NYSE KF) News Headlines
|Insider Buying: Korea Fund, Inc. (KF) Major Shareholder Buys 7,499 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 4:34 PM
|Korea Fund, Inc. (KF) Major Shareholder City Of London Investment Grou Sells 8,618 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 7:53 PM
|City Of London Investment Grou Sells 5,477 Shares of Korea Fund Inc (KF) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 7:49 PM
|Trump’s North Korea Threats May Be Paying Off|
www.bloomberg.com - March 8 at 3:29 PM
|City Of London Investment Grou Sells 10,000 Shares of Korea Fund Inc (KF) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 6:50 PM
|Lazard Asset Management LLC Reduces Position in Korea Fund Inc (KF)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 11:10 AM
|The Korea Fund, Inc. Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter and Six Months Ended December 31, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 8:38 AM
|Korea Fund (KF) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 19 at 5:22 AM
|Korea Fund Inc Plans Annual Dividend of $0.23 (KF)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 7:04 PM
|The Korea Fund, Inc. Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter Ended September 30, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 6:06 PM
|Korea Fund, Inc. (The) (KF) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 1:22 AM
|The Korea Fund, Inc. Announces Benchmark Change|
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 3:29 AM
|SK Hynix Inc.'s Board Approved a Plan to Invest in Toshiba Memory Corporation|
www.prnewswire.com - September 29 at 9:36 AM
|Nikkei slips from 2-yr highs as tech shares fall; North Korea concerns weigh|
www.businessinsider.com - September 26 at 9:57 AM
|President Moon’s tricky mission to tame Korea Inc|
www.ft.com - September 12 at 5:21 PM
|Gold And Bitcoin Surge On North Korea Fears|
www.forbes.com - September 12 at 5:21 PM
|TissueGene Recognized During Maryland Commerce, State Departments' Week-Long Trade Mission To South Korea|
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 9:32 PM
|QIM Hedge Fund Soars 56% This Year|
www.bloomberg.com - September 11 at 9:32 PM
|Top 3 Precious Metal Funds to Buy as North Korea Crisis Escalates|
www.nasdaq.com - September 6 at 8:16 PM
|North Korea Threat Roars Back Into Focus and Wall Street Retreats|
www.msn.com - September 5 at 5:02 PM
|China-backed fund to decide whether to take deal to Trump: sources|
www.reuters.com - August 29 at 8:23 PM
|Stocks Face Pressure On North Korea's Provocation|
seekingalpha.com - August 29 at 8:23 PM
|The Korea Fund, Inc. Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended June 30, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 8:23 PM
|Hedge-Fund Veteran Diggle Says Odds Against '08 Rout Redux|
www.bloomberg.com - August 22 at 12:26 AM
|Korea Fund, Inc. (The) (KF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 2:52 AM
|City Of London Investment Grou Purchases 1,640 Shares of Korea Fund, Inc. (The) (KF) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:26 PM
|Insider Selling: Korea Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:KF) Major Shareholder Sells 15,000 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:02 PM
|Top Fund That Beat South Korea Stocks Sees More Room to Grow|
www.bloomberg.com - July 28 at 1:18 AM
|Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Distributions to its Shareholders in Connection with the Liquidation of the Fund|
globenewswire.com - June 16 at 7:01 AM
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Korea Fund (NYSE:KF) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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