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KT (KT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$13.38
+0.09 (+0.68%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$13.32
$13.40
50-Day Range
$12.11
$14.36
52-Week Range
$11.04
$15.35
Volume
226,000 shs
Average Volume
860,452 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.90 billion
P/E Ratio
8.63
Dividend Yield
5.61%
Price Target
N/A

KT MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
0.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.18mentions of KT in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.29%
From $1.79 to $2.01 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.92 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

172nd out of 595 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

6th out of 18 stocks

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About KT Stock (NYSE:KT)

KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications and platform services in Korea and internationally. The company offers mobile voice and data telecommunications services based on 5G, 4G LTE and 3G W-CDMA technology; fixed-line telephone services, including local, domestic long-distance, international long-distance, and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, as well as interconnection services; broadband Internet access service and other Internet-related services; and data communication services, such as fixed-line and leased line services, as well as broadband Internet connection services. It also provides media and content services, including IPTV, satellite TV, digital music, e-commerce, online advertising consulting, and web comics and novels services; and credit card processing and other financial services. In addition, the company offers information technology and network services, and satellite services; sells handsets and miscellaneous telecommunications equipment; develops and sells residential units and commercial real estate; and rents real estate properties. Further, it maintains public telephones; offers security, B2C and B2B, investment fund, software development and data processing, value added network, call center, system integration and maintenance, marketing, PCS distribution, truck transportation and trucking arrangement business, cloud system implementation, satellite communication network, installation and management, and data center development and related services. Additionally, the company is involved in the Internet banking ASP and security solutions, residential building development and supply, sports team management, technology business finance, and submarine cable construction and maintenance businesses. The company was formerly known as Korea Telecom Corp. and changed its name to KT Corporation in March 2002. KT Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Seongnam-si, South Korea.

KT Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Today
5/27/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/29/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
19,737
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$794.66 million
Pretax Margin
4.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.20 billion
Cash Flow
$7.87 per share
Book Value
$28.76 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
510,565,000
Market Cap
$6.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.86
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kook-Hyun Kang (Age 61)
    President of Customer Business Group
    Comp: $1.88M
  • Byung-Sam Park (Age 58)
    Senior Executive Vice President of Ethics Office
    Comp: $1.26M
  • Mr. Hyun-Yok Sheen (Age 56)
    Senior Executive Vice President of Corporate Management Group
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Jong-Ook Park (Age 62)
    President of Safety & Health Office, Corporate Planning Group
    Comp: $1.56M
  • Mr. Chang-Seok Seo (Age 57)
    Head of Network Group & Inside Director
    Comp: $630.72k
  • Young-Shub Kim (Age 65)
    CEO & Representative Director
  • Mr. Min Jang (Age 56)
    CFO & Executive VP of Financial Management Office
  • Seung-Hoon Chi
    Senior VP & Investor Relations Officer
  • Sang-Don Ahn (Age 62)
    Senior Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs Office
  • Yul-Mo Yang (Age 57)
    Executive Vice President of Public Relations Office

KT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KT stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" KT shares.
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How have KT shares performed in 2024?

KT's stock was trading at $13.44 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, KT shares have decreased by 0.4% and is now trading at $13.38.
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Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,990,000 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the April 15th total of 2,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 910,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
View KT's Short Interest
.

When is KT's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 29th 2024.
View our KT earnings forecast
.

Is KT a good dividend stock?

KT (NYSE:KT) pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.57%. KT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 48.39%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KT will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.31% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KT.

What is Chang Gyu Hwang's approval rating as KT's CEO?

14 employees have rated KT Chief Executive Officer Chang Gyu Hwang on Glassdoor.com. Chang Gyu Hwang has an approval rating of 50% among the company's employees. This puts Chang Gyu Hwang in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of KT own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KT investors own include QUALCOMM (QCOM), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), International Business Machines (IBM), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer (ET), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY).

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.99%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.95%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.69%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.62%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.53%) and Sei Investments Co. (0.29%).

How do I buy shares of KT?

Shares of KT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KT) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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