POSCO Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.99 (+1.27 %)
(As of 07/28/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume165,724 shs
Average Volume182,718 shs
Market Capitalization$27.60 billion
P/E Ratio12.56
Dividend Yield2.85%
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POSCO, together with its subsidiaries, 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, stainless steel, plates, wire rods, and silicon steel sheets. It also plans, designs, and constructs industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings; exports and imports steel products and raw materials; and generates electricity; produces gas and refuse derived fuel, as well as provides network and system integration, and logistics services. In addition, the company is involved in the engineering and construction; computer hardware and software distribution; economic research and consulting; business facility maintenance; architecture and consulting; investment in venture, energy, and bio tech industries; electronic commerce; intellectual property services and consulting; refractories and quicklime manufacturing and sales; transporting and warehousing; real estate development, rental, sale, and management; house and train manufacturing and management; and education and real estate business. Further, it engages in the resource development; mine development; business facility maintenance; fuel cell; iron ore and coal sales; and cargo handling business, as well as operates housing business agency. Additionally, the company manufactures and sells coated, and anode material. It also engages in loading and unloading; IT service and DVR; electric control engineering; forest resources development; refractory materials sales and furnace maintenance; rice processing; grain sales; packing materials manufacturing; and social enterprise businesses. POSCO was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Pohang, South Korea.


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1.50 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

288th out of 915 stocks

Blast Furnaces & Steel Mills Industry

13th out of 24 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is POSCO a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for POSCO in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" POSCO stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than POSCO?

Wall Street analysts have given POSCO a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but POSCO wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting POSCO?

POSCO saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 170,800 shares, a drop of 41.5% from the June 30th total of 292,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 183,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is POSCO's next earnings date?

POSCO is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 9th 2021.
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How were POSCO's earnings last quarter?

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) announced its earnings results on Thursday, June, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $3.03 earnings per share for the quarter. The basic materials company had revenue of $14.46 billion for the quarter. POSCO had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.93% and a net margin of 3.87%.
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How has POSCO's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

POSCO's stock was trading at $36.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PKX shares have increased by 115.6% and is now trading at $79.14.
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Is POSCO a good dividend stock?

POSCO pays an annual dividend of $2.23 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.85%. The dividend payout ratio of POSCO is 52.22%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, POSCO will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.87% next year. This indicates that POSCO will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are POSCO's key executives?

POSCO's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeong-Woo Choi, CEO & Representative Director (Age 64, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Jung-Son Chon, Sr. EVP, Head of Global & Infra Bus. Unit, Head of Corp. Strategy & Planning Div & Rep. Director (Age 59, Pay $993.52k)
  • Mr. Hag-Dong Kim, Pres, Head of Steel Bus. Unit & Representative Director (Age 62)
  • Kyung-Jin Chung, Exec. Officer & Head of Fin. Office (Age 55)
  • Mr. In-Hwan Oh, Chief Operating Officer (Age 63)
  • Ju-Tae Lee, Exec. Officer and Head of Purchasing & Investment Division (Age 56)
  • Baek Lee, Exec. Officer and Head of Iron & Steelmaking Production and Technology Group (Age 56)
  • Won-Gun Song, Exec. Officer and Head of Bus. & Admin. Support Office (Age 55)
  • Sung-Wook Lee, Exec. Officer & Head of Legal Affairs Office (Age 57)
  • Jin-Woo Park, Exec. Officer & Head of Communication Office (Age 54)

What is Joon-Yang Chung's approval rating as POSCO's CEO?

41 employees have rated POSCO CEO Joon-Yang Chung on Glassdoor.com. Joon-Yang Chung has an approval rating of 63% among POSCO's employees. This puts Joon-Yang Chung in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of POSCO's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of POSCO own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other POSCO investors own include General Electric (GE), International Business Machines (IBM), The Coca-Cola (KO), Pfizer (PFE), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AT&T (T), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Enbridge (ENB) and Intel (INTC).

What is POSCO's stock symbol?

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

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.01%), Fulton Bank N.A. (0.00%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, and Fulton Bank N.A..

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is POSCO's stock price today?

One share of PKX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.14.

How much money does POSCO make?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $27.60 billion and generates $49.01 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.26 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.27 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does POSCO have?

POSCO employs 35,393 workers across the globe.

Does POSCO have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of POSCO: 2015 POSCO New technology II Fund, BLUE O&M Co. Ltd., Brazil Sao Paulo Steel Processing Center, Busan E&E Co. Ltd., DAESAN (CAMBODIA) Co. Ltd., DAEWOO INTERNATIONAL GUANGZHOU CORP., Daewoo Amara Company Limited, Daewoo Global Development. Pte. Ltd, Daewoo International, Daewoo Power and Infra (PTY) Limited, Daewoo Precious Resources Co. Ltd., Future Creation Fund Postech Early Stage account, GOLDEN LACE POSCO INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD., GRAIN TERMINAL HOLDING PTE. LTD., Growth Ladder POSCO K-Growth Global Fund, HONG KONG POSCO E&C (CHINA) INVESTMENT Co. Ltd., HOTEL LAONZENA, HUME COAL PTY LTD, Hunchun Posco Hyundai Logistics, JB CLARK HILLS(*1), Korea Fuel Cell, LA-SRDC, Mapo Hibroad Parking Co. Ltd., MegaAsset Co. Ltd., Myanmar POSCO C&C Company Limited., Myanmar POSCO Engineering & Construction Company Limited., Myanmar POSCO Steel Co. Ltd, Mykolaiv Milling Works PJSC., PGSF L.P., PNR, POS-CD PTY LTD, POS-GC PTY LTD, POS-LT Pty Ltd, POS-Minerals Corporation, POS-NP PTY LTD, POS-ORE PTY LTD, POSCAN Elkview, POSCO (Thailand) Company Limited, POSCO A&C, POSCO AFRICA (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED, POSCO AMERICA ALABAMA PROCESSING CENTER CO. LTD., POSCO AMERICA COMERCIALIZADORA S DE RL DE CV, POSCO ASSAN TST STEEL INDUSTRY, POSCO AUSTRALIA GP PTY LIMITED, POSCO AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, POSCO America Corporation, POSCO Argentina S.A.U., POSCO Asia Co. Ltd., POSCO CHEMICAL CO. LTD., POSCO COATED STEEL (THAILAND) CO. LTD., POSCO Canada Ltd., POSCO Center Beijing, POSCO ChengDu Processing Center, POSCO China Dalian Plate Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO Coated & Color Steel Co. Ltd., POSCO DAEWOO E&P CANADA CORPORATION, POSCO DAEWOO WAIGAOQIAO SHANGHAI CO. LTD, POSCO E&C (THAILAND) CO. Ltd., POSCO E&C CHINA Co. Ltd., POSCO E&C HOLDINGS CO. Ltd., POSCO E&C Mongolia, POSCO E&C SMART S DE RL DE CV, POSCO E&C Vietnam Co. Ltd., POSCO ENERGY CO. LTD., POSCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION DO BRAZIL LTDA., POSCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION. CO. LTD., POSCO ENGINEERING (THAILAND) CO. LTD., POSCO ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION AUSTRALIA (POSCO E&C AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD, POSCO ES MATERIALS CO. LTD., POSCO Engineering and Construction India Private Limited, POSCO Europe Steel Distribution Center, POSCO Family Strategy Fund, POSCO GEM 1th Fund, POSCO Gulf SFC LLC, POSCO Humans, POSCO ICT, POSCO ICT BRASIL, POSCO ICT VIETNAM, POSCO ICT-China Co. Ltd, POSCO INDIA PROCESSING CENTER PRIVATE LIMITED, POSCO INTERNATIONAL (CHINA) CO. LTD, POSCO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA CORP., POSCO INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA HOLDINGS PTY. LTD., POSCO INTERNATIONAL Corporation, POSCO INTERNATIONAL Deutschland GMBH, POSCO INTERNATIONAL INDIA PVT. LTD, POSCO INTERNATIONAL ITALIA S.R.L., POSCO INTERNATIONAL JAPAN CORP., POSCO INTERNATIONAL MALAYSIA SDN BHD, POSCO INTERNATIONAL MEXICO S.A DE C.V., POSCO INTERNATIONAL MYANMAR CORPORATION LIMITED, POSCO INTERNATIONAL POWER (PNGLAE) LTD., POSCO INTERNATIONAL POWER(PNGPOM) LTD., POSCO INTERNATIONAL SHANGHAI CO. LTD., POSCO INTERNATIONAL SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., POSCO INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE LLC., POSCO INTERNATIONAL UKRAINE LLC., POSCO INTERNATIONAL VIETNAM COMPANY LIMITED, POSCO India Steel Distribution Center Private Ltd., POSCO JAPAN Co. Ltd., POSCO Japan PC CO. LTD, POSCO M-TECH, POSCO MAURITIUS LIMITED, POSCO MEXICO S.A. DE C.V., POSCO MPPC S.A. de C.V., POSCO Maharashtra Steel Private Limited, POSCO NCR Coal Ltd., POSCO O&M CO. Ltd. (formerly POSMATE), POSCO Philippine Manila Processing Center Inc., POSCO Processing&Service, POSCO RU Limited Liability Company, POSCO Research & Technology, POSCO Research Institute, POSCO SINGAPORE LNG TRADING PTE. LTD., POSCO SS VINA JOINT STOCK COMPANY (Formerly POSCO SS VISA CO. Ltd.), POSCO SUZHOU PROCESSING CENTER CO. LTD., POSCO TMC INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, POSCO TNPC Otomotiv Celik San. Ve Tic. A.S, POSCO Thainox Public Company Limited, POSCO VST CO. LTD., POSCO Venture Capital Co. Ltd., POSCO Vietnam Processing Center. Co. Ltd, POSCO WA PTY LTD, POSCO WOMAN’S FUND, POSCO(Chongqing) Automotive Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO(Dalian) IT Center Development Co. Ltd., POSCO(Guangdong) Automotive Steel Co. Ltd., POSCO(Guangdong) Coated Steel Co. Ltd., POSCO(Liaoning) Automotive Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO(Suzhou) Automotive Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO(Wuhu) Automotive Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO(Yantai Automotive Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO-CFPC Co. Ltd., POSCO-CTPC Co. Ltd., POSCO-China Holding Corp., POSCO-China Qingdao Processing Center Co. Ltd., POSCO-India Private Limited, POSCO-India Pune Processing Center. Pvt. Ltd., POSCO-Indonesia Jakarta Processing Center, POSCO-Italy Processing Center, POSCO-MKPC SDN BHD, POSCO-Malaysia SDN. BHD., POSCO-Mexico Villagran Wire-rod Processing Center, POSCO-Poland Wroclaw Processing Center Sp. z o. o., POSCO-South Asia Company Limited, POSCO-TISCO (JILIN) PROCESSING CENTER Co. Ltd., POSCO-Terminal Co. Ltd., POSCO-VIETNAM Co. Ltd., POSMATE-CHINA CO. LTD, PSC Energy Global Co. Ltd., PT KRAKATAU BLUE WATER, PT. Bio Inti Agrindo, PT. KRAKATAU POSCO, PT. KRAKATAU POSCO ENERGY, PT. POSCO E&C INDONESIA, PT.Krakatau Posco Chemtech Calcination, PT.Krakatau Posco Social Enterprise, PT.MRI, PT.POSCO ICT INDONESIA, PT.POSCO INDONESIA INTI, Pohang Scrap Recycling Distribution Center Co. Ltd., Pos-Sea Pte Ltd, Posco Group University, Posco e&c Songdo International Building, Qingdao Pohang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd., SANPU TRADING Co. Ltd., SPH Co LTD., SUZHOU POSCO-CORE TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD., Songdo Development PMC (Project Management Company) LLC., Suncheon Eco Trans Co. LTD, TANCHEON E&E (formerly POSCO E&E), Ventanas Philippines Construction Inc, Yuzhnaya Stevedoring Company Limited LLC., ZHEJIANG POSCO-HUAYOU ESM CO. LTD, Zhangjiagang BLZ Pohang International Trading, Zhangjiagang Pohang Refractories Co. Ltd., Zhangjiagang Pohang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd., Zhangjigang Pohang Port Co. Ltd., and eNtoB Corporation.

When was POSCO founded?

POSCO was founded in 1968.

What is POSCO's official website?

The official website for POSCO is www.posco.com.

Where are POSCO's headquarters?

POSCO is headquartered at POSCO CENTER 440 TEHERAN-RO, SEOUL M5, 6194.

How can I contact POSCO?

POSCO's mailing address is POSCO CENTER 440 TEHERAN-RO, SEOUL M5, 6194. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 82-2-3457-1386 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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