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KT Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.63 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $9.59
50-Day Range
MA: $10.02
52-Week Range
Now: $9.59
Volume255,592 shs
Average Volume790,552 shs
Market Capitalization$4.70 billion
P/E Ratio8.96
Dividend Yield3.88%
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: 3.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.30 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.72 billion
Cash Flow$6.95 per share
Book Value$24.70 per share



Market Cap$4.70 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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KT (NYSE:KT) Frequently Asked Questions

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. Since then, KT shares have increased by 2.2% and is now trading at $9.59.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of KT?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What price target have analysts set for KT?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for KT's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.10 to $14.10. On average, they expect KT's share price to reach $14.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.0% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting KT?

KT saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 768,300 shares, a drop of 37.5% from the July 30th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 688,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.1 days. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), IBM (IBM), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Pfizer (PFE), General Electric (GE), Tesla (TSLA), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.58%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.61%), NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd (0.48%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.47%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (0.45%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.29%).

Which major investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Bank of America Corp DE, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., US Bancorp DE, Two Sigma Advisers LP, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Krane Funds Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Henry James International Management Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Banco de Sabadell S.A, and Weiss Asset Management LP.

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 $9.59.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $4.70 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 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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