POSCO Company Profile (NYSE:PKX)


POSCO logoPOSCO is a Korea-based company principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of steel products. The Company operates in four segments: steel, trading, construction, and others. The steel segment includes production of steel products and sale of such products. The trading segment consists of global trading activities of POSCO Daewoo Corporation, exporting and importing a range of steel products that are both obtained from and supplied to it, as well as between other suppliers and purchasers in Korea and overseas. The construction segment includes planning, designing and construction of industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings, both in Korea and overseas. The others segment includes power generation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) logistics, and network and system integration.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:PKX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.posco.co.kr
  • Market Cap: $22.84 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 319,994,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $73.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $65.36
  • 52 Week Range: $49.37 - $77.76
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.90
  • P/E Growth: 10.26
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $51.6 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.44
  • Book Value: $120.33 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.59
  • Annual Dividend: $0.55
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $6.26 billion
  • Net Margins: 3.60%
  • Return on Equity: 4.41%
  • Return on Assets: 2.78%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.24%
  • Current Ratio: 1.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.06%
  • Average Volume: 216,714 shs.
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Short Ratio: 2.15

Frequently Asked Questions for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

What is POSCO's stock symbol?

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

When will POSCO make its next earnings announcement?

POSCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December, 5th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for POSCO.

Are investors shorting POSCO?

POSCO saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 356,512 shares, a decline of 32.0% from the August 15th total of 524,038 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 205,448 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of POSCO's key competitors?

Who are POSCO's key executives?

POSCO's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Oh Jun Gwon, Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer
  • Eun Yeon Hwang, Co-President
  • Jeong Wu Choi, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Yin Hwan Oh, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Yin Hwa Jang, Vice President, Director
  • Yeong Hun Lee, Vice President, Director
  • Seong Yoo, Vice President, Director
  • Dong Yil Ahn, Vice President
  • Hak Dong Kim, Vice President
  • Jeong Sik Gwak, Managing Director

Who owns POSCO stock?

POSCO's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd. (0.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.87%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.27%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.21%), Northern Trust Corp (0.18%) and State Street Corp (0.15%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for POSCO.

Who sold POSCO stock? Who is selling POSCO stock?

POSCO's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Sei Investments Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Horseman Capital Management Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Van ECK Associates Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for POSCO.

Who bought POSCO stock? Who is buying POSCO stock?

POSCO's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LMR Partners LLP, Athos Capital Ltd, Northern Trust Corp, C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd., Pzena Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for POSCO.

How do I buy POSCO stock?

Shares of POSCO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is POSCO's stock price today?

One share of POSCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.39.

MarketBeat Community Rating for POSCO (NYSE PKX)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  80 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  124 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  204
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about POSCO and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for POSCO (NYSE:PKX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/7/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
7/20/2017CLSAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
3/14/2017MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
1/26/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/28/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
5/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.21 EPS


Dividend History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Headline Trends for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
Latest Headlines for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 9:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in POSCO (PKX) Decreases By 32.0%
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 1:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: POSCO’s Q2 Top-line Rose 16.2% Y-o-Y
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO : PKX-US: Dividend Analysis : June 30th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why POSCO (PKX) Seems to be Solid Investment Pick
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: POSCO (PKX) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Dynamic Materials Corp. (BOOM) & POSCO (PKX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Steel Stocks Galvanized for Solid Upside in the Second Half
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: POSCO (PKX) and Mechel PAO (MTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 10:18 AM
seekingalpha.com logoCan South Korea ETFs Continue Their Rally?
seekingalpha.com - September 1 at 7:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Reasons to Add Innophos (IPHS) Stock to Your Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShiloh Industries' (SHLO) Q3 Earnings Up Y/Y on Solid Demand
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 8:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 3:12 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - August 22 at 3:24 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 3:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestlake Chemical (WLK) Announces Quarterly Dividend Hike
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 3:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBidaskClub Downgrades POSCO (PKX) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 10:00 AM
streetinsider.com logoStandpoint Research Downgrades Posco (PKX) to Hold
www.streetinsider.com - August 9 at 6:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (NYSE:PKX) Lowered to "Hold" at Standpoint Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 3:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Analysis: POSCO (PKX) & Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 4:32 PM
zacks.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Q2 Earnings Up Y/Y, Down Q/Q, '17 View Updated
www.zacks.com - July 23 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO Q2 profit jumps 44 pct from year ago on improved profit margins
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 6:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO -- Moody's: POSCO's 2Q results meet expectations; rating unaffected
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 6:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (NYSE:PKX) Lifted to Outperform at CLSA
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 7:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for July 19th
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 3:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for July 10th
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUBS AG Upgrades POSCO (PKX) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 7:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoAnalyst Favorites: Ternium Ranks As a Top Metals Pick
www.nasdaq.com - July 8 at 1:35 PM
zacks.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for July 7th
www.zacks.com - July 7 at 8:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO -- Moody's withdraws POSCO's shelf rating for business reasons
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 7:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Upgraded to Strong Buy on Solid Growth Prospects
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 7:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting POSCO (PKX) & United States Steel Corporation (X)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 7:52 AM
seekingalpha.com logo20% Upside Potential With Strong Tailwinds For This Steel Player
seekingalpha.com - June 30 at 3:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] 3 Cheap Korean Stocks With Improving Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 7:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to POSCO : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing POSCO (PKX) & Commercial Metals Company (CMC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 8:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO :PKX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 1:43 AM
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seekingalpha.com - June 16 at 8:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBearing Announces Lock-up Agreement Representing Over 60% of Li3 Energy Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO : PKX-US: Dividend Analysis : March 30th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 7:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRyerson Holding Corp (RYI) vs. POSCO (PKX) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Short Interest Down 36.6% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 7:12 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 9:49 AM
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seekingalpha.com - May 15 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] South Korean Stocks a Better Bet Than Japan
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 12:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.43
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:20 AM
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POSCO (PKX) Chart for Wednesday, September, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff