NYSE:KT - KT Stock Price, Price Target & More

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$13.86 -0.17 (-1.21 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.03
Today's Range$13.74 - $13.96
52-Week Range$12.70 - $18.82
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume548,906 shs
Market Capitalization$6.87 billion
P/E Ratio15.75
Dividend Yield2.80%
KT logoKT Corporation provides telecommunications services in Korea. The company offers fixed-line telephone services, including local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, as well as interconnection services; Internet phone services; broadband Internet access and other Internet-related services, including Internet protocol television (IPTV) services; and data communication services, including leased line and dedicated broadband Internet connection services to institutional customers. It also provides mobile voice and data telecommunications services; and credit card processing and other financial services, as well as sells mobile handsets. In addition, the company offers information technology and network services, such as consulting, designing, building, and maintaining systems and communication networks; satellite TV services; network services, such as cloud computing services; and security services. Further, it plans and develops commercial and office buildings and condominiums, as well as leases buildings; and develops media contents. Additionally, the company provides call center services; software development and data processing; Internet banking ASP and security solutions; and mobile marketing, system integration and maintenance, PCS distribution, TV contents, asset management and consulting, cloud system implementation, E-learning, and data center development services. KT Corporation also engages in the management of sports group; and music contents investment, technology business finance, medicine and pharmacy development, foreign investment, and advertising service activities. As of December 31, 2016, it served approximately 18,892,000 mobile subscribers and 7.0 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.

Receive KT News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.02
Quick Ratio0.96


Trailing P/E Ratio15.75
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.05 billion
Price / Sales0.32
Cash Flow$7.3333 per share
Price / Cash1.89
Book Value$23.97 per share
Price / Book0.58


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


Outstanding Shares489,940,000

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."

Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,121,508 shares, a drop of 37.3% from the May 15th total of 1,787,617 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 446,190 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days.

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, Chief Exec. Officer and Standing Director (Age 65)
  • Kwang-Suk Shin, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Corp. Planning Group - Financial Office (Age 58)
  • Mr. Hyeon-Mo Ku, Director (Age 54)
  • 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?

Media stories about KT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KT earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.66 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kiltearn Partners LLP (2.19%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.81%), BlackRock Inc. (0.71%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.53%), Boston Partners (0.47%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.29%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for KT.

Which institutional investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, US Bancorp DE, Legal & General Group Plc, Northern Trust Corp and Barclays PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for KT.

Which institutional investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Russell Investments Group Ltd., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Kiltearn Partners LLP, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp and Athos Capital Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for KT.

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 $13.86.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $6.87 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 (KT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  183 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  331
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.