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

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$58.07 +1.59 (+2.82 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.48
Today's Range$58.00 - $58.75
52-Week Range$52.17 - $93.12
Volume12,150 shs
Average Volume164,706 shs
Market Capitalization$19.66 billion
P/E Ratio7.52
Dividend Yield2.56%
Beta1.12
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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-2-3457-1098

Debt

Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio1.21

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.59 billion
Price / Sales0.37
Cash Flow$18.1469 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.20
Book Value$133.11 per share
Price / Book0.44

Profitability

Net Income$2.48 billion
Net Margins4.90%
Return on Assets3.87%

Miscellaneous

Employees32,287
Market Cap$19.66 billion
OptionableOptionable

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. Stockholders 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 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View POSCO's Dividend History.

How were POSCO's earnings last quarter?

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 5th. The basic materials company reported $2.87 earnings per share for the quarter. The basic materials company had revenue of $14.77 billion for the quarter. POSCO had a return on equity of 6.51% and a net margin of 4.90%. View POSCO's Earnings History.

When is POSCO's next earnings date?

POSCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for POSCO.

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?

News coverage about PKX stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. POSCO earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Advisors LLC (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC.

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 $58.07.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $19.66 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:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  388
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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