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

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$13.22 +0.15 (+1.15 %)
(As of 05/27/2018 03:35 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.22
Today's Range$13.06 - $13.24
52-Week Range$12.70 - $18.82
Volume300,090 shs
Average Volume664,250 shs
Market Capitalization$6.48 billion
P/E Ratio15.02
Dividend Yield2.97%
Beta0.56

About KT (NYSE:KT)

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:KT
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-031-727-0114

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.02
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth0.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.05 billion
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$7.4270 per share
Price / Cash1.78
Book Value$23.97 per share
Price / Book0.55

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees23,575
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."

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?

Press coverage about KT stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. 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 impact score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.31 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are KT's major shareholders?

KT's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional 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 acquired 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 $13.22.

How big of a company is KT?

KT has a market capitalization of $6.48 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:  139 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  177 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  316
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.

Analyst Ratings

KT (NYSE:KT) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
4 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for KT in the last 12 months. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Sell."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: SellSellHoldBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 1.251.251.503.00
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

KT (NYSE:KT) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for KT (NYSE:KT)

KT (NYSE:KT) Analyst Ratings History

Show:
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/16/2018NomuraDowngradeNeutral ➝ ReduceLowView Rating Details
2/6/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLowView Rating Details
1/24/2018CLSADowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformLowView Rating Details
1/11/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightMediumView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2016 forward)

Earnings

KT (NYSE:KT) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for KT (NYSE:KT)

KT (NYSE:KT) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.45 EPS

KT (NYSE KT) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/7/2012Q1 2012$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011Q3 2011$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2010Q4 2009($0.82)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2009Q3 2009$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2009Q2 2009$0.42$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

KT (NYSE:KT) Dividend Information

KT pays an annual dividend of $0.39 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.95%. KT pays out 44.32% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Annual Dividend:$0.39
Dividend Yield:2.95%
Payout Ratio(s):44.32% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.90% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
5.25% (Based on Cash Flow)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for KT (NYSE:KT)

KT (NYSE:KT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

KT (NYSE KT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 29.00%
Insider Trading History for KT (NYSE:KT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for KT (NYSE:KT)

KT (NYSE KT) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

KT (NYSE KT) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Společnost KT vytvoří digitální systémy zdravotní péče v transsibiřských vlacíchSpolečnost KT vytvoří digitální systémy zdravotní péče v transsibiřských vlacích
www.prnewswire.com - May 24 at 1:17 PM
KT to Build Digital Healthcare System on Trans-Siberian TrainsKT to Build Digital Healthcare System on Trans-Siberian Trains
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 10:32 AM
KT Corp. Launches Task Force for Inter-Korean CooperationKT Corp. Launches Task Force for Inter-Korean Cooperation
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:58 AM
KT Showcases 5G Innovation at the World IT Show 2018KT Showcases 5G Innovation at the World IT Show 2018
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:58 AM
KT live blog: Oprah Winfrey arrives at royal weddingKT live blog: Oprah Winfrey arrives at royal wedding
www.msn.com - May 20 at 3:56 PM
KT live blog: Harry and Megan proclaimed husband and wifeKT live blog: Harry and Megan proclaimed husband and wife
www.msn.com - May 19 at 10:13 AM
KT live blog: Meghan Markle takes prince harry to be her husbandKT live blog: Meghan Markle takes prince harry to be her husband
www.msn.com - May 19 at 10:13 AM
KT&G to roll out new e-cigarette next weekKT&G to roll out new e-cigarette next week
www.msn.com - May 17 at 10:42 AM
Pearl Jams Mike McCready, KT Tunstall Honor Protests With Tom Petty SongPearl Jam's Mike McCready, KT Tunstall Honor Protests With Tom Petty Song
www.msn.com - May 9 at 3:46 PM
LISTEN: KT Tunstall & Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Share Tom Petty CoverLISTEN: KT Tunstall & Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Share Tom Petty Cover
www.msn.com - May 9 at 3:46 PM
KT Corp. Files 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-FKT Corp. Files 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F
www.prnewswire.com - May 9 at 5:28 AM
KT Co. (KT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsKT Co. (KT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:34 AM
KT (KT) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngineKT (KT) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:51 PM
KT Corporation 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesKT Corporation 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 3:44 PM
Edited Transcript of 030200.KS earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-18 7:00am GMTEdited Transcript of 030200.KS earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-18 7:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:44 PM
KT operating income down 4.8 pct down in Q1KT operating income down 4.8 pct down in Q1
www.msn.com - May 3 at 10:12 AM
(LEAD) KT operating income down 4.8 pct down in Q1(LEAD) KT operating income down 4.8 pct down in Q1
www.msn.com - May 3 at 10:12 AM
Galaxy S9 sales hit record lows in Samsung’s home country of South KoreaGalaxy S9 sales hit record lows in Samsung’s home country of South Korea
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 10:20 AM
KT Urban proposes 19-story hotel tower with hundreds of rooms in downtown San JoseKT Urban proposes 19-story hotel tower with hundreds of rooms in downtown San Jose
www.bizjournals.com - April 25 at 10:41 AM
KT Chief Grilled Over Bribery ScandalKT Chief Grilled Over Bribery Scandal
www.msn.com - April 18 at 10:31 AM
KT (KT) Downgraded by NomuraKT (KT) Downgraded by Nomura
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:21 PM
S.Korean police to question KT Corp chairman over suspicious payments to lawmakersS.Korean police to question KT Corp chairman over suspicious payments to lawmakers
www.nasdaq.com - April 16 at 10:21 AM
[$$] Police summon boss of S Korea’s largest telco for questioning[$$] Police summon boss of S Korea’s largest telco for questioning
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 10:21 AM
KT (KT) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClubKT (KT) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:16 AM
Form 10-KT American BriVision (Hold For: Dec 31Form 10-KT American BriVision (Hold For: Dec 31
www.streetinsider.com - April 13 at 3:44 PM
KT (KT) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchKT (KT) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:56 AM
KT (KT) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchKT (KT) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 3:30 PM
KT Co. (KT) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesKT Co. (KT) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 1:43 AM
KT (KT) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to BuyKT (KT) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 7:34 PM
Keysight Technologies, KT Corporation Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Collaborate on 5G New Radio TechnologyKeysight Technologies, KT Corporation Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Collaborate on 5G New Radio Technology
www.bizjournals.com - April 2 at 3:45 PM
KT (KT) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Morgan StanleyKT (KT) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 10:54 PM
KT (KT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchKT (KT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 10:24 PM
KT (KT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchKT (KT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 11:52 PM
KT Corp (KT) Short Interest Down 33.4% in FebruaryKT Corp (KT) Short Interest Down 33.4% in February
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 2:24 AM
NEC signed to build Southeast Asia Japan 2 cableNEC signed to build Southeast Asia Japan 2 cable
www.msn.com - March 15 at 4:01 PM
KT Corp (KT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesKT Corp (KT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 1:04 AM
Global Voice over LTE Market Opportunities 2018: LG Uplus Corp., KT Corp., Nokia Solutions & NetworksGlobal Voice over LTE Market Opportunities 2018: LG Uplus Corp., KT Corp., Nokia Solutions & Networks
www.marketwatch.com - March 14 at 4:24 PM
KT to showcase 5G technology in autonomous car during Paralympic GamesKT to showcase 5G technology in autonomous car during Paralympic Games
www.msn.com - March 8 at 11:08 AM
Kiltearn Partners LLP Purchases Shares of 10,395,659 KT Corp (KT)Kiltearn Partners LLP Purchases Shares of 10,395,659 KT Corp (KT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 2:46 PM
KT Corp (KT) is Silchester International Investors LLPs 3rd Largest PositionKT Corp (KT) is Silchester International Investors LLP's 3rd Largest Position
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 2:26 PM
Edgbaston Investment Partners LLP Acquires New Stake in KT Corp (KT)Edgbaston Investment Partners LLP Acquires New Stake in KT Corp (KT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 5:24 PM
KT Corp (KT) Shares Sold by Arrowstreet Capital Limited PartnershipKT Corp (KT) Shares Sold by Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 4:40 AM
RPT-Olympics-The first 5G Olympics? Not quite, say bemused spectatorsRPT-Olympics-The first 5G Olympics? Not quite, say bemused spectators
www.reuters.com - February 25 at 10:58 AM
KT Corp (KT) Holdings Trimmed by Standard Life Aberdeen plcKT Corp (KT) Holdings Trimmed by Standard Life Aberdeen plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 3:04 PM
Police raid KT subsidiary in political fund probePolice raid KT subsidiary in political fund probe
www.msn.com - February 24 at 10:14 AM
The first 5G Olympics? Not quite, say bemused spectatorsThe first 5G Olympics? Not quite, say bemused spectators
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:14 AM
Olympics-The first 5G Olympics? Not quite, say bemused spectatorsOlympics-The first 5G Olympics? Not quite, say bemused spectators
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:14 AM
NOVA Chemicals Corporation: U.S.: Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals sign definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicalsNOVA Chemicals Corporation: U.S.: Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals sign definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicals
www.finanznachrichten.de - February 20 at 9:51 AM
KT to open VR theme park in SeoulKT to open VR theme park in Seoul
www.msn.com - February 20 at 9:51 AM
KT Corp (KT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesKT Corp (KT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 18 at 1:30 AM

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