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

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$13.44 -0.01 (-0.07 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.45
Today's Range$13.42 - $13.53
52-Week Range$12.55 - $17.18
Volume610,300 shs
Average Volume882,266 shs
Market Capitalization$6.58 billion
P/E Ratio15.28
Dividend Yield2.92%
Beta0.5
KT logoKT 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:KT
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-031-727-0114

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio1.18
Quick Ratio1.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.28
Forward P/E Ratio12.56
P/E Growth1.19

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.05 billion
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$7.4254 per share
Price / Cash1.81
Book Value$23.97 per share
Price / Book0.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees23,575
Outstanding Shares489,940,000
Market Cap$6.58 billion

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."

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KT?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for KT.

Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 569,962 shares, a decrease of 59.2% from the July 13th total of 1,397,162 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,046,165 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. View KT's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KT's key competitors?

Who are KT's key executives?

KT's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Chang-Gyu Hwang, Standing Director & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Hyeon Mo Ku, Standing Director, Pres & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 54)
  • Kwang-Suk Shin, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Corp. Planning Group - Financial Office (Age 58)
  • Youngwoo Kim, Investor Relations Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Kyu-Taek Nam, Chief of Operating Office for Corp. Mgmt Group & HR Office, Sr. EVP and CEO of KT CS (Age 57)

Has KT been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KT stock has been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KT earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 47.78 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for KT.

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Commonwealth Bank of Australia (2.76%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (2.34%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.81%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.19%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.77%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.72%).

Which major investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, FMR LLC, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd and Aperio Group LLC.

Which major investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marathon Asset Management LLP, Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, Bank of America Corp DE, Stevens Capital Management LP, Mittleman Brothers LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS and Krane Funds Advisors LLC.

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 $13.44.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $6.58 billion and generates $21.05 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $415.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.88 on an earnings per share basis. KT employs 23,575 workers across the globe.

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 82-031-727-0114.


MarketBeat Community Rating for KT (NYSE KT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  364
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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