NYSE:PKX - POSCO Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$67.76 +1.20 (+1.80 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$66.56
Today's Range$67.52 - $68.39
52-Week Range$63.79 - $93.12
Volume197,700 shs
Average Volume195,496 shs
Market Capitalization$23.37 billion
P/E Ratio8.75
Dividend Yield1.59%
POSCO logoPOSCO manufactures and sells steel rolled products and plates in South Korea and internationally. It operates through four segments: Steel, Construction, Trading, and Others. The company offers hot and cold rolled steel, steel plates, wire rods, galvanized and electrical galvanized steel, electrical and stainless steel, automotive materials, titanium, magnesium, and aluminum-plated products. It also designs and constructs industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings; exports and imports steel products and raw materials; and produces liquefied natural gas, power, and refuse derived fuel, as well as provides network and system integration, and logistics services. In addition, the company engages in the engineering and construction; coated steel, zinc relief, and components manufacturing; computer hardware and software distribution; economic research and consulting; business facility maintenance; architecture and consulting; investment in venture, energy, and bio tech companies; electronic commerce; refractories and quicklime manufacturing and sales; transporting and warehousing; real estate rental and sale; house and train manufacturing and management; education and real estate business; hotel; and stem cell medicine development activities. Further, it engages in the non-residential building rental; secondary and storage battery and textile manufacturing; resource development; iron ore and coal sales; and mine development. Additionally, the company engages in loading and unloading; IT service and DVR; electric control engineering; forest resources development; human resource; wastewater treatment operation and maintenance; crude oil and natural gas mining; refractory materials sales and furnace maintenance; rice processing; grain sales; petroleum gas extraction; private equity trust; packing materials manufacturing; and social enterprise businesses. POSCO was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Pohang, South Korea.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.20
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio1.14


Trailing P/E Ratio8.75
Forward P/E Ratio7.78
P/E Growth1.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.59 billion
Price / Sales0.43
Cash Flow$17.8316 per share
Price / Cash3.80
Book Value$133.11 per share
Price / Book0.51


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.75
Net Income$2.48 billion
Net Margins4.72%
Return on Equity6.17%
Return on Assets3.67%


Outstanding Shares348,740,000
Market Cap$23.37 billion

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is POSCO's stock symbol?

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

When is POSCO's next earnings date?

POSCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for POSCO.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for POSCO?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for POSCO in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for POSCO.

Who are some of POSCO's key competitors?

Who are POSCO's key executives?

POSCO's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeong-Woo Choi, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. In-Hwa Chang, Pres & Representative Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. In-Hwan Oh, Pres, COO & Representative Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Seong You, Sr. Exec. VP & Inside Director (Age 61)
  • Sung-Wook Lee, Head of Legal Affairs Office & Exec. VP (Age 53)

Has POSCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PKX stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. POSCO earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for POSCO.

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.85%), BlackRock Inc. (0.25%), Northern Trust Corp (0.20%), Morgan Stanley (0.15%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.12%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.08%).

Which institutional investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Morgan Stanley, Investec Asset Management LTD, Van ECK Associates Corp, Boston Partners and Stevens Capital Management LP.

Which institutional investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, LMR Partners LLP, Sensato Investors LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Boston Advisors LLC.

How do I buy shares of POSCO?

Shares of PKX 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 POSCO's stock price today?

One share of PKX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.76.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $23.37 billion and generates $54.59 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.48 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.75 on an earnings per share basis. POSCO employs 31,768 workers across the globe.

How can I contact POSCO?

POSCO's mailing address is POSCO CENTER 440 TEHERAN-RO, Seoul M5, 06194. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 82-2-3457-1462 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for POSCO (NYSE PKX)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  159 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  207 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  366
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about POSCO and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PKX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PKX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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