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NYSE:KTKT Stock Price, Forecast & News

$9.78
-0.04 (-0.41 %)
(As of 05/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.63
Now: $9.78
$9.83
50-Day Range
$7.41
MA: $9.22
$10.02
52-Week Range
$6.66
Now: $9.78
$12.59
Volume652,056 shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.80 billion
P/E Ratio9.14
Dividend Yield3.81%
Beta0.82
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.51 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.72 billion
Cash Flow$1.17 per share
Book Value$24.70 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees23,372
Market Cap$4.80 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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KT (NYSE:KT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has KT's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

KT's stock was trading at $9.38 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KT stock has increased by 4.3% and is now trading at $9.78. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of KT?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for KT.

What price target have analysts set for KT?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for KT's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.10 to $14.10. On average, they anticipate KT's stock price to reach $14.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for KT.

Has KT been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about KT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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 news impact score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutKT.

Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,020,000 shares, an increase of 59.5% from the April 30th total of 639,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,050,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View KT's Current Options Chain.

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 Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), IBM (IBM), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Canopy Growth (CGC), Enbridge (ENB) and General Electric (GE).

Who are KT's key executives?

KT's management team includes the following 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)

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 Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.24%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.92%), Kopernik Global Investors LLC (1.67%), Kiltearn Partners LLP (1.57%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.56%) and Morgan Stanley (1.35%).

Which major investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Morgan Stanley, Acadian Asset Management LLC, CWA Asset Management Group LLC, and State Street Corp.

Which major investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Kiltearn Partners LLP, Legal & General Group Plc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, and Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is KT's stock price today?

One share of KT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.78.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $4.80 billion and generates $20.72 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $519.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.07 on an earnings per share basis. KT employs 23,372 workers across the globe.

What is KT's official website?

The official website for KT is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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