NYSE:PKX - POSCO Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$83.10 +0.52 (+0.63 %)
(As of 05/23/2018 06:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$82.58
Today's Range$82.95 - $83.54
52-Week Range$58.50 - $93.12
Volume82,200 shs
Average Volume148,167 shs
Market Capitalization$26.42 billion
P/E Ratio12.69
Dividend Yield3.25%
Beta1.35

About POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

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

Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:PKX
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-2-3457-1462

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.21
Current Ratio1.63
Quick Ratio1.08

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.69
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth1.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.59 billion
Price / Sales0.49
Cash Flow$17.7564 per share
Price / Cash4.68
Book Value$133.11 per share
Price / Book0.62

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.75
Net Income$2.48 billion
Net Margins4.57%
Return on Equity5.70%
Return on Assets3.37%

Miscellaneous

Employees31,768
Outstanding Shares319,990,000

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 Friday, May, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates 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. Oh-Joon Kwon, CEO & Representative Director (Age 68)
  • Mr. In-Hwan Oh, Pres, COO & Representative Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. In-Hwa Chang, Pres & Representative Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Seong Yu, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 61)
  • Sung-Wook Lee, Head of Legal Affairs Office and Exec. VP (Age 53)

Has POSCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PKX stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. POSCO earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.92 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.94%), Northern Trust Corp (0.21%), BlackRock Inc. (0.13%), Aperio Group LLC (0.08%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.08%) and Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for POSCO.

Which major investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Assetmark Inc., Aquamarine Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Athos Capital Ltd, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Earnest Partners LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for POSCO.

Which major investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Indus Capital Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., UBS Group AG, Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd., Sei Investments Co., Northern Trust Corp and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for POSCO.

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 $83.10.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $26.42 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 (PKX)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  171 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  299
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.

Analyst Ratings

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
5 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for POSCO in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.802.802.672.60
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/2/2018Goldman SachsUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHighView Rating Details
12/4/2017Deutsche BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
8/7/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLowView Rating Details
7/20/2017CLSAUpgradeUnderperform ➝ OutperformLowView Rating Details
7/6/2017UBSUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
3/14/2017MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralMediumView Rating Details
1/26/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.62 EPS

POSCO (NYSE PKX) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/25/2018        
11/28/2017Q3 2017$2.42$13.5325 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2017Q2 2017$1.41$13.1511 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/26/2017Q1 2017$2.26$12.9664 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2017Q4 2016$0.42$12.9149 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/29/2016Q3 2016$1.49$11.3453 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/30/2016Q2 2016$0.80$11.5717 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2016Q1 2016$0.91$10.3802 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q4 2015($2.49)$34.6774 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/30/2015Q3 2015($1.55)$12.5964 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2015Q2 2015$0.53$13.6705 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2015Q1 2015$0.95$13.5908 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q4 2014($0.63)$16.6849 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2014Q3 2014$0.72$16.2698 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q2 2014$1.69$7.4198 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2014Q1 2014$0.19$15.0233 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q4 2013$0.78$15.2071 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2013Q3 2013$1.62$13.6352 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.73$14.0428 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/31/2013Q1 2013$0.84$13.5612 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2013Q4 2012$2.02$1.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/12/2012Q3 2012$2.22$2.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012Q2 2012$1.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2012Q1 2012$1.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2012Q4 2011$2.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011Q3 2011$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2011Q2 2011$3.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/16/2011Q1 2011$3.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/16/2010Q3 2010$2.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Dividend Information

POSCO pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.23%. POSCO pays out 34.58% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Annual Dividend:$2.68
Dividend Yield:3.23%
Payout Ratio(s):34.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
15.09% (Based on Cash Flow)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Dividend History by Quarter

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

Insider Trades

POSCO (NYSE PKX) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 5.44%
Insider Trading History for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

POSCO (NYSE PKX) Insider Trading History

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

Headlines

POSCO (NYSE PKX) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
GLOBAL LNG-Spot prices spike amid flurry of interest from Asian buyersGLOBAL LNG-Spot prices spike amid flurry of interest from Asian buyers
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 9:08 AM
Head to Head Contrast: POSCO (PKX) and Evraz (EVRZF)Head to Head Contrast: POSCO (PKX) and Evraz (EVRZF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 5:58 AM
Notable ETF Inflow Detected - SPDW, PKX, FLEX, CHKPNotable ETF Inflow Detected - SPDW, PKX, FLEX, CHKP
www.nasdaq.com - May 8 at 5:16 PM
POSCO Files its Annual Report on Form 20-FPOSCO Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F
www.prnewswire.com - April 27 at 10:02 AM
POSCOs (PKX) Q1 Earnings, Revenues Rise Y/Y, 18 View SolidPOSCO's (PKX) Q1 Earnings, Revenues Rise Y/Y, '18 View Solid
www.zacks.com - April 25 at 5:15 PM
POSCO Q1 operating profit rises 9 percent on year, tops forecastsPOSCO Q1 operating profit rises 9 percent on year, tops forecasts
www.reuters.com - April 24 at 8:38 AM
South Korean steelmaker POSCO says operating profit up 9 percent in first quarterSouth Korean steelmaker POSCO says operating profit up 9 percent in first quarter
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 8:38 AM
POSCO says CEO Kwon to step down earlyPOSCO says CEO Kwon to step down early
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 8:38 AM
POSCO (PKX) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at BidaskClubPOSCO (PKX) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:18 PM
[$$] Chief executive of South Korean steelmaker Posco offers to step down[$$] Chief executive of South Korean steelmaker Posco offers to step down
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:39 AM
CEO of South Korean steelmaker POSCO to step down earlyCEO of South Korean steelmaker POSCO to step down early
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:39 AM
Should Value Investors Pick POSCO (PKX) Stock?Should Value Investors Pick POSCO (PKX) Stock?
www.zacks.com - April 13 at 8:50 AM
Urban mining in South Korea pulls rare battery materials from recycled tech'Urban mining' in South Korea pulls rare battery materials from recycled tech
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:15 AM
POSCO (PKX) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesPOSCO (PKX) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 11:37 AM
Heres Why You Should Hold on to POSCO (PKX) ADR for NowHere's Why You Should Hold on to POSCO (PKX) ADR for Now
www.zacks.com - April 5 at 10:41 AM
BP eyes 119 LNG cargoes a year from Tangguh, Indonesia to 2020BP eyes 119 LNG cargoes a year from Tangguh, Indonesia to 2020
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 8:43 AM
POSCO (PKX) Raised to Buy at Goldman SachsPOSCO (PKX) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 11:54 AM
POSCO (PKX) versus Fortescue Metals G (FSUGY) Financial ContrastPOSCO (PKX) versus Fortescue Metals G (FSUGY) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 9:06 AM
South Korea steel shares rise on U.S. steel tariff exemptionSouth Korea steel shares rise on U.S. steel tariff exemption
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 8:49 AM
Financial Contrast: L.B. Foster (FSTR) versus POSCO (PKX)Financial Contrast: L.B. Foster (FSTR) versus POSCO (PKX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 3:26 AM
POSCO (PKX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsPOSCO (PKX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 11:39 AM
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on GRIDSUM HOLDING, Booking, POSCO, Codexis, Third Point Reinsurance, and Arch Capital Group — What Drives Growth in Todays Competitive LandscapeDetailed Research: Economic Perspectives on GRIDSUM HOLDING, Booking, POSCO, Codexis, Third Point Reinsurance, and Arch Capital Group — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:51 AM
South Koreas POSCO, Samsung SDI agree to build cathode plant in Chile by 2021South Korea's POSCO, Samsung SDI agree to build cathode plant in Chile by 2021
www.reuters.com - March 12 at 6:16 PM
Chile says companies to invest $754 mln in lithium industryChile says companies to invest $754 mln in lithium industry
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:22 PM
POSCO (PKX) Holdings Trimmed by Investec Asset Management LTDPOSCO (PKX) Holdings Trimmed by Investec Asset Management LTD
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 1:00 PM
Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp Purchases 21,219 Shares of POSCO (PKX)Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp Purchases 21,219 Shares of POSCO (PKX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:58 PM
Bogle Investment Management L P DE Decreases Holdings in POSCO (PKX)Bogle Investment Management L P DE Decreases Holdings in POSCO (PKX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:52 AM
South Korea says talking to U.S. about steel tariffs planSouth Korea says talking to U.S. about steel tariffs plan
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 8:38 AM
S.Korea says talking to U.S. about steel tariffs planS.Korea says talking to U.S. about steel tariffs plan
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 8:38 AM
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation -- Moodys: Impact of US tariffs on Asian steelmakers is manageableNippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation -- Moody's: Impact of US tariffs on Asian steelmakers is manageable
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 8:38 AM
POSCO (PKX) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.POSCO (PKX) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 4:40 AM
WRAPUP 2-Trump to meet steel and aluminum execs, no tariffs decisionWRAPUP 2-Trump to meet steel and aluminum execs, no tariffs decision
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 5:33 PM
UPDATE 1-S.Koreas POSCO signs deal to buy lithium from Australias PilbaraUPDATE 1-S.Korea's POSCO signs deal to buy lithium from Australia's Pilbara
www.cnbc.com - February 28 at 8:37 AM
South Koreas POSCO signs long-term deal to buy lithium from Australias PilbaraSouth Korea's POSCO signs long-term deal to buy lithium from Australia's Pilbara
www.reuters.com - February 27 at 5:39 PM
Teacher Retirement System of Texas Takes Position in POSCO (PKX)Teacher Retirement System of Texas Takes Position in POSCO (PKX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 3:58 PM
POSCO (PKX) Holdings Cut by Brandes Investment Partners LPPOSCO (PKX) Holdings Cut by Brandes Investment Partners LP
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 5:07 AM
POSCO (PKX) Upgraded to "Buy" by ValuEnginePOSCO (PKX) Upgraded to "Buy" by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 5:35 PM
GLOBAL LNG-March price eases but bitter cold arrests declineGLOBAL LNG-March price eases but bitter cold arrests decline
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 4:03 PM
POSCO (PKX) '17 Earnings Up Y/Y on Higher Operating ProfitPOSCO (PKX) '17 Earnings Up Y/Y on Higher Operating Profit
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 3:56 PM
POSCO (PKX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesPOSCO (PKX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 11:57 AM
POSCO to set up battery materials JVs with Chinas Zhejiang Huayou CobaltPOSCO to set up battery materials JVs with China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt
www.reuters.com - January 24 at 10:19 AM
UPDATE 1-Steelmaker POSCO sees higher 2018 sales after Q4 profit jumpUPDATE 1-Steelmaker POSCO sees higher 2018 sales after Q4 profit jump
www.cnbc.com - January 24 at 10:19 AM
POSCO -- Moodys: POSCOs robust 2017 results in line with expectationsPOSCO -- Moody's: POSCO's robust 2017 results in line with expectations
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 10:19 AM
POSCO (PKX) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchPOSCO (PKX) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 1:32 PM
POSCO (PKX) Cut to Hold at ValuEnginePOSCO (PKX) Cut to Hold at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 7:14 PM
BRIEF-Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt To Set Up New Energy JV With South Koreas PoscoBRIEF-Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt To Set Up New Energy JV With South Korea's Posco
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 10:17 AM
POSCO (PKX) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesPOSCO (PKX) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 11:50 AM
POSCO (PKX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"POSCO (PKX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 1:44 PM
Heres Why it is Time to Add POSCO (PKX) to Your PortfolioHere's Why it is Time to Add POSCO (PKX) to Your Portfolio
www.msn.com - December 22 at 10:19 AM
Here's Why it is Time to Add POSCO (PKX) to Your PortfolioHere's Why it is Time to Add POSCO (PKX) to Your Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 10:19 AM

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