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

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$15.02 -0.02 (-0.13 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 08:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.04
Today's Range$14.91 - $15.16
52-Week Range$12.55 - $16.12
Volume499,591 shs
Average Volume971,322 shs
Market Capitalization$7.36 billion
P/E Ratio17.07
Dividend Yield2.61%
Beta0.6
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:KT
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-3-1727-0114

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.07
Forward P/E Ratio11.64
P/E Growth1.1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.05 billion
Price / Sales0.35
Cash Flow$7.3990 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.03
Book Value$23.97 per share
Price / Book0.63

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees23,817
Outstanding Shares489,940,000
Market Cap$7.36 billion
OptionableOptionable

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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KT in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for KT.

Has KT been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KT stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KT earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several 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, 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)
  • 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 57)

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Commonwealth Bank of Australia (2.75%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (2.26%), Kiltearn Partners LLP (2.11%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.77%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.19%) and Kopernik Global Investors LLC (1.04%).

Which institutional investors are selling KT stock?

KT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, FMR LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, AQR Capital Management LLC and Aperio Group LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying KT stock?

KT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sensato Investors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., ARGA Investment Management LP, Marathon Asset Management LLP and NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd.

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 $15.02.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $7.36 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 23,817 workers across the globe.

What is KT's official website?

The official website for KT is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for KT (NYSE KT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  172 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  391
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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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