NYSE:KT - KT Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.92 -0.15 (-1.15 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 10:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.07
Today's Range$12.92 - $13.00
52-Week Range$12.55 - $15.42
Volume6,422 shs
Average Volume834,351 shs
Market Capitalization$6.33 billion
P/E Ratio14.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.48
KT Corporation provides telecommunications services in Korea and internationally. The company offers local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol fixed-line telephone services, as well as interconnection services; broadband Internet access service and other Internet-related services, including IPTV services; and data communication services, such as leased line and broadband Internet connection services to institutional customers. It also provides mobile voice and data telecommunications, credit card processing and other financial, and satellite TV and media content services. In addition, the company offers information technology and network services. Further, it plans and develops commercial and office buildings and condominiums, as well as leases buildings; maintains public telephones; manages sports groups; develops medicine and pharmacy; and sells communication devices. Additionally, the company offers security, B2C and B2B, investment fund, software development and data processing, Internet banking ASP and security, value added network, system integration and maintenance, mobile marketing, and PCS distribution services. It also provides TV content, residential building development and supply, asset management and consulting, cloud system, data center development, satellite communication, music contents investment, technology business finance, advertising agency, network installation and management, system integration and maintenance, foreign investment, electronic communication, and wireless high speed Internet services, as well as call center services for the financial sectors. As of December 31, 2017, the company served approximately 20,015,000 mobile subscribers and 7.5 million IPTV subscribers. 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-3-1727-0114

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.35 billion
Cash Flow$7.5116 per share
Book Value$27.35 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees23,817
Market Cap$6.33 billion
Next Earnings Date3/22/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

KT (NYSE:KT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KT's stock symbol?

KT trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KT."

When is KT's next earnings date?

KT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for KT.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KT?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for KT.

Has KT been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KT stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of 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. KT earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,093,699 shares, an increase of 57.0% from the January 31st total of 696,536 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 686,894 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. View KT's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KT's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KT own?

Who are KT's key executives?

KT's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Chang-Gyu Hwang, CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Hyeon Mo Ku, Standing Director, Pres & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 55)
  • Kwang-suk Shin, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Corp. Planning Group - Financial Office (Age 59)
  • Seung-Hoon Chi, Investor Relations Officer
  • Mr. Kyu-Taek Nam, Chief of Operating Office for Corp. Mgmt Group & HR Office, Sr. EVP and CEO of KT CS (Age 58)

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silchester International Investors LLP (4.77%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (2.70%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (2.23%), Kiltearn Partners LLP (1.80%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.55%) and GQG Partners LLC (1.24%).

Which major investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silchester International Investors LLP, Kiltearn Partners LLP, Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, First Trust Advisors LP, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A., ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd and Bank of America Corp DE.

Which major investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GQG Partners LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Marathon Asset Management LLP, BlackRock Inc. and Dorsey Wright & Associates.

How do I buy shares of KT?

Shares of KT 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 KT's stock price today?

One share of KT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.9450.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $6.35 billion and generates $21.35 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $626.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.88 on an earnings per share basis. KT employs 23,817 workers across the globe.

What is KT's official website?

The official website for KT is http://www.kt.com.

How can I contact KT?

KT's mailing address is 90 Buljeong-ro, Seongnam M5, 13606. The technology company can be reached via phone at 82-3-1727-0114.


MarketBeat Community Rating for KT (NYSE KT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  402
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KT and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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