POSCO Company Profile (NYSE:PKX)

About POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

POSCO logoPOSCO is an integrated steel producer. The Company operates in four segments: steel, trading, engineering and 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. It produces approximately 42.0 million tons of crude steel, a portion of which is produced at Pohang Works and Gwangyang Works.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Steel & Iron
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:PKX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.posco.co.kr
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $20.31 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 323,178,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $59.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.47
  • 52 Week Range: $40.80 - $66.63
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.65
  • P/E Growth: 0.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $49.13 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.41
  • Book Value: $115.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.54
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.26
  • Dividend Yield: 4.8%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $5.89 billion
  • Net Margins: 0.37%
  • Return on Equity: 0.64%
  • Return on Assets: 0.40%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
  • Current Ratio: 4.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.31%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 329,478 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 1.82
 

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."

Are investors shorting POSCO?

POSCO saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 376,894 shares, a drop of 36.6% from the April 13th total of 594,049 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 323,744 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd. (1.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.97%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.22%), Morgan Stanley (0.17%) and State Street Corp (0.14%). 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 Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc., Brandes Investment Partners LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Van ECK Associates Corp, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Bogle Investment Management L P DE and ClariVest Asset Management LLC. 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 Sei Investments Co., Horseman Capital Management Ltd, LMR Partners LLP, UBS Group AG, Karp Capital Management Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Thomas White International Ltd. and Jane Street Group LLC. 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 $62.86.


MarketBeat Community Rating for POSCO (NYSE PKX)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  48 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  87 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  135
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
4/5/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.03 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.27 EPS

Dividends

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

Headlines

Headline Trends for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
Latest Headlines for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
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DateHeadline
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
finance.yahoo.com logoPick These 4 High Yield Stocks for Marvelous Returns
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 9:49 AM
seekingalpha.com logoTracking Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Portfolio - Q1 2017 Update
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
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: Tech Data, Methanex, POSCO and Mobile TeleSystems OJSC
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 10:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPick These 4 High Earnings Yield Stocks Right Away
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 11:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of -0.02
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 11:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoS.Korea to raise issue of U.S. steel import restrictions at WTO
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks climb, euro surrenders gains as French election jitters return
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 12:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoS.Korea needs to consider a complaint to WTO over U.S. protectionism -steel industry source
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 12:39 AM
zacks.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Q1 Earnings Up Y/Y on Sales Growth, Lower Costs
www.zacks.com - April 20 at 8:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO : PKX-US: Dividend Analysis : December 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 7:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive News Coverage Likely to Affect POSCO (PKX) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:51 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPOSCO says Q1 profit doubled, but warns of surging coking coal prices
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO -- Moody's: POSCO achieves credit positive results in 1Q 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteel Markets Brace for Rising Input Costs, Flat Demand After China Output Surge
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] S Korea's Posco steels itself for tough 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: Tech Data, POSCO and United States Steel
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Earning Critical Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCurious Case of Billion-Dollar Lithium Mine Sold for a Song
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to POSCO : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 7:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7 Valuable Price-to-Sales Stocks to Pocket
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 9:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 2:31 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFuelCell Energy, Korea's Posco reach Asian fuel cell development deal
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 12:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAK Steel Declares Pricing of Senior Notes Worth $400M
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 7:24 PM
streetinsider.com logoMacquarie Downgrades Posco (PKX) to Neutral, Sees Momentum Peaking - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - March 16 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO downgraded by Macquarie
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Solid Picks: Time to Catch Growth Fever Once Again
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:05 PM
nasdaq.com logoPre-Market Most Active for Mar 2, 2017 : AUPH, JD, PTCT, TOT, NOK, BAC, PBYI, SFR, PKX, TVIX, ARES, IBKC - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 3 at 7:16 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 7:50 PM
barrons.com logo[$$] Korean Stocks Better Bet Than Japanese Shares
www.barrons.com - February 9 at 1:15 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPosco: Korean Steel Sector To Shine With Upcoming Price Rebound
seekingalpha.com - February 7 at 9:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoKiltearn Partners LLP Buys BorgWarner, Polaris Industries, American Express Co, Sells Joy ...
www.nasdaq.com - February 4 at 7:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSouth Korean Equities Could Be A Great Play Going Forward
seekingalpha.com - February 3 at 8:05 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - February 3 at 1:14 AM
nasdaq.com logoPOSCO (PKX) Reverses to Earnings in '16, Revenues Fall Y/Y - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 28 at 7:22 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStock Market Roundup, Jan. 26: Stocks Flat on Mixed Earnings
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 12:54 AM
moodys.com logoPOSCO -- Moody's: POSCO's 2016 results in line with its rating
www.moodys.com - January 26 at 1:05 AM
nasdaq.com logoStocks Close Higher Following Trump-Inspired Volatility - U.S. Commentary
www.nasdaq.com - January 11 at 7:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Next Energy Revolution: Petrolithium
finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 11:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOSCO's Exposure to Risks Dims Long-Term Growth Potential
finance.yahoo.com - January 2 at 8:43 AM
bloomberg.com logoFund Manager Riding 55% Posco Gain Sees Steel Prices Staying Hot
www.bloomberg.com - December 27 at 9:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Low Price-to-Sales Stocks for Solid Returns
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 9:44 AM
zacks.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for December 23rd
www.zacks.com - December 23 at 8:16 AM

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