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

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$55.43 +0.07 (+0.13 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 07:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.36
Today's Range$55.24 - $55.85
52-Week Range$52.17 - $87.35
Volume144,891 shs
Average Volume183,774 shs
Market Capitalization$19.33 billion
P/E Ratio7.15
Dividend Yield1.64%
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

Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$59.13 billion
Cash Flow$13.4866 per share
Book Value$122.01 per share


Net Income$1.54 billion


Market Cap$19.33 billion
Next Earnings Date3/29/2019 (Estimated)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.361 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View POSCO's Dividend History.

When is POSCO's next earnings date?

POSCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 29th 2019. 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 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for POSCO.

Has POSCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PKX stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. POSCO earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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), Micron Technology (MU), The Coca-Cola (KO), Mcdonald's (MCD), Walmart (WMT), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and IBM (IBM).

Who are POSCO's key executives?

POSCO's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeong-Woo Choi, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. In-Hwa Chang, Pres & Representative Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. In-Hwan Oh, Pres, COO & Representative Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Seong You, Sr. Exec. VP & Inside Director (Age 62)
  • Sung-Wook Lee, Head of Legal Affairs Office & Exec. VP (Age 55)

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd. (0.86%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.83%), Northern Trust Corp (0.20%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.15%), BlackRock Inc. (0.14%) and Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.08%).

Which major investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LMR Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, NS Partners Ltd, Van ECK Associates Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Diversified Trust Co and PenderFund Capital Management Ltd..

Which major investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Two Sigma Investments LP, Millennium Management LLC, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Investec Asset Management LTD, Boston Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Brandes Investment Partners LP.

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 $55.43.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $19.33 billion and generates $59.13 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.54 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:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  406
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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