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NYSE:PKXPOSCO Stock Price, Forecast & News

$42.34
+1.01 (+2.44 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 02:49 PM ET)
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$42.15
Now: $42.34
$42.92
50-Day Range
$33.67
MA: $36.00
$42.00
52-Week Range
$26.27
Now: $42.34
$54.53
Volume5,853 shs
Average Volume214,525 shs
Market Capitalization$14.77 billion
P/E Ratio8.59
Dividend Yield2.31%
Beta1.16
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, wire rods, galvanized and electrical galvanized steel, steel plates, electrical and stainless steel, and titanium. It also designs and constructs industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings; exports and imports steel products and raw materials; and generates electricity; produces gas 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 industries; 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; and hotel businesses. 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; packing materials manufacturing; and social enterprise businesses. POSCO was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Pohang, South Korea.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.54 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-2-3457-1386

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.78 billion
Cash Flow$12.53 per share
Book Value$109.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.49 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees35,261
Market Cap$14.77 billion
Next Earnings Date6/9/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has POSCO's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

POSCO's stock was trading at $36.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PKX stock has increased by 15.3% and is now trading at $42.34. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of POSCO?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for POSCO in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for POSCO.

When is POSCO's next earnings date?

POSCO is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 9th 2020. View our earnings forecast for POSCO.

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

POSCO declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.664 per share on Monday, May 4th. This represents a $2.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.27%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 30th. This is an increase from POSCO's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View POSCO's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for PKX?

5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for POSCO's stock. Their forecasts range from $59.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate POSCO's stock price to reach $59.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for POSCO.

Has POSCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PKX stock have been trending extremely positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. POSCO earned a coverage optimism score of 4.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutPOSCO.

Are investors shorting POSCO?

POSCO saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 395,800 shares, a drop of 14.0% from the April 30th total of 460,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 307,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View POSCO's Current Options Chain.

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 Coca-Cola (KO), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Enbridge (ENB), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), IBM (IBM), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Abbott Laboratories (ABT).

Who are POSCO's key executives?

POSCO's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeong-Woo Choi, CEO & Representative Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. In-Hwa Chang, Pres & Representative Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. In-Hwan Oh, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61)
  • Sung-Wook Lee, Head of Legal Affairs Office & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Tak Jeong, Head of Marketing Division, VP & Inside Director (Age 60)

What is POSCO's stock symbol?

POSCO trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PKX."

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.20%), Morgan Stanley (0.19%), Morgan Stanley (0.19%), UBS Group AG (0.18%), BlackRock Inc. (0.17%) and State Street Corp (0.13%).

Which major investors are selling POSCO stock?

PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Van ECK Associates Corp, Greenleaf Trust, KCS Wealth Advisory, and Wetherby Asset Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Richard P Slaughter Associates Inc, Greenline Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Clearbridge Investments 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is POSCO's stock price today?

One share of PKX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.34.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $14.77 billion and generates $54.78 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.49 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.86 on an earnings per share basis. POSCO employs 35,261 workers across the globe.

What is POSCO's official website?

The official website for POSCO is www.posco.com.

How can I contact POSCO?

POSCO's mailing address is POSCO CENTER 440 TEHERAN-RO, SEOUL M5, 6194. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 82-2-3457-1386 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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