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

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$55.07 +0.33 (+0.60 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 03:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.74
Today's Range$54.73 - $55.66
52-Week Range$52.53 - $93.12
Volume368,800 shs
Average Volume196,006 shs
Market Capitalization$19.17 billion
P/E Ratio7.11
Dividend Yield2.62%
POSCO 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
Current SymbolNYSE:PKX
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.21
Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio1.21


Trailing P/E Ratio7.11
Forward P/E Ratio5.89
P/E Growth1.18

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.59 billion
Price / Sales0.35
Cash Flow$17.6506 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.12
Book Value$133.11 per share
Price / Book0.41


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.75
Net Income$2.48 billion
Net Margins4.90%
Return on Equity6.59%
Return on Assets3.91%


Outstanding Shares348,740,000
Market Cap$19.17 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."

How often does POSCO pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for POSCO?

POSCO announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.361 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View POSCO's Dividend History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for POSCO?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for POSCO in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for POSCO.

Has POSCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PKX stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. POSCO earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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)

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.84%), Morgan Stanley (0.19%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.18%), BlackRock Inc. (0.16%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.08%) and RWWM Inc. (0.07%).

Which institutional investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, US Bancorp DE and Sensato Investors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Victory Capital Management Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, RWWM Inc. and Hsbc Holdings PLC.

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 $55.07.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $19.17 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 32,287 workers across the globe.

What is POSCO's official website?

The official website for POSCO is http://www.posco.co.kr.

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 82-2-3457-1098 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for POSCO (NYSE PKX)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  216 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  382
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 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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