KT Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.11 (-0.76 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.87 million shs
Average Volume984,588 shs
Market Capitalization$7.03 billion
P/E Ratio10.61
Dividend Yield3.56%
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About 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 digital 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, system integration and maintenance, mobile marketing, PCS distribution, satellite broadcasting, cloud system implementation, 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 group management, technology business finance, software development and supply, submarine cable construction and maintenance, and trunk radio systems businesses. As of December 31, 2020, the company served approximately 22.3 million mobile subscribers and 8.8 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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Overall MarketRank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

445th out of 1,590 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

20th out of 89 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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KT (NYSE:KT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is KT a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" KT stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given KT a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but KT wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is KT's next earnings date?

KT is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 7th 2021.
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How has KT's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

KT's stock was trading at $9.38 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KT shares have increased by 52.8% and is now trading at $14.33.
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Is KT a good dividend stock?

KT pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.56%. KT does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of KT is 44.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KT will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.00% next year. This indicates that KT will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are KT's key executives?

KT's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Hyeon-Mo Ku, CEO & Representative Director (Age 57, Pay $796.56k)
  • Mr. Yoon-Young Park, Pres, Head of Enterprise Bus. Group & Inside Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kook-Hyun Kang, Pres, Head of Customer Bus. Group & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jong-Ook Park, Pres, Head of Corp. Planning Group & Director (Age 59)
  • Kyung-Keun Yoon, CFO & Exec. VP of Financial Management Office (Age 58)
  • Seung-Hoon Chi, Sr. VP & Investor Relations Officer
  • Sang-Don Ahn, Sr. Exec. VP of Legal Affairs Office (Age 59)
  • Yul-Mo Yang, Exec. VP of PR Office (Age 54)
  • Mr. Sang-Il Lee, Sr. VP of Northern Seoul & Gangwon Network O and M Headquarter (Age 57)
  • Hyoung-Wook Kim, Sr. Exec. VP of Future Value Office (Age 58)

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

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

Who are some of KT's key competitors?

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY).

What is KT's stock symbol?

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

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.58%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.48%), Kopernik Global Investors LLC (1.39%), BlackRock Inc. (1.38%), Morgan Stanley (1.29%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.20%).

Which major investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Boston Partners, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and Rockefeller Capital Management L.P..

Which major investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Nomura Holdings Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., and SG Americas Securities 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is KT's stock price today?

One share of KT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.33.

How much money does KT make?

KT has a market capitalization of $7.03 billion and generates $20.28 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $560.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.14 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does KT have?

KT employs 22,720 workers across the globe.

What is KT's official website?

The official website for KT is www.kt.com.

Where are KT's headquarters?

KT is headquartered at 90 Buljeong-ro, Seongnam M5, 13606.

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.

This page was last updated on 6/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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