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NYSE:KT

KT (KT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$14.29
+0.09 (+0.63%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$14.22
$14.35
50-Day Range
$12.40
$14.98
52-Week Range
$11.04
$15.35
Volume
605,050 shs
Average Volume
1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.32 billion
P/E Ratio
7.94
Dividend Yield
4.27%
Price Target
N/A

KT MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
0.23% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.34mentions of KT in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
33.80%
From $1.42 to $1.90 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.

4.27 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

131st out of 597 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

3rd out of 19 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 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, South Korea.

KT Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/30/2023
Today
2/28/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/13/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
20,544
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$882.33 million
Pretax Margin
5.68%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.85 billion
Cash Flow
$6.94 per share
Book Value
$25.17 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
506,964,000
Market Cap
$7.32 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kook-Hyun Kang (Age 61)
    President of Customer Business Group
    Comp: $832.46k
  • Mr. Hyun-Yok Sheen (Age 56)
    Senior Executive Vice President of Corporate Management Group
    Comp: $667.02k
  • Mr. Jong-Ook Park (Age 62)
    President of Safety & Health Office, Corporate Planning Group
    Comp: $837.73k
  • Soo-Jung Shin (Age 59)
    Senior Executive Vice President of Enterprise Business Group
    Comp: $676.05k
  • Young-Shub Kim
    CEO & Representative Director
  • Mr. Min Jang
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Seung-pil Oh (Age 54)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • 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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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 stock has increased by 6.3% and is now trading at $14.29.
View the best growth stocks for 2024 here
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Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,280,000 shares, a decrease of 38.2% from the January 15th total of 2,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 774,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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, March 13th 2024.
View our KT earnings forecast
.

Is KT a good dividend stock?

KT (NYSE:KT) pays an annual dividend of $0.61 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.31%. KT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 33.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KT will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.11% 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silchester International Investors LLP (5.11%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.03%), Kopernik Global Investors LLC (2.00%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.80%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.80%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.62%).

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 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff