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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Trailing P/E Ratio10.54
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$54.59 billion
Price / Sales0.52
Cash Flow$17.6415 per share
Price / Cash4.63
Book Value$133.11 per share
Price / Book0.61
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.75
Net Income$2.48 billion
Return on Equity6.03%
Return on Assets3.58%
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?
Who are some of POSCO's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to POSCO include ArcelorMittal (MT), SUMITOMO Corp/S (SSUMY), Nucor (NUE), Tenaris (TS), Steel Dynamics (STLD), EVRAZ (EVRZF), Ternium (TX), United States Steel (X), APERAM/SH N Y REGISTRY SH (APEMY), Commercial Metals (CMC), Carpenter Technology (CRS), AK Steel (AKS), USINAS SIDERURG/S (USNZY), SunCoke Energy (SXC) and Timkensteel (TMST).
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)
- Yong-Jun Choi, Sr. VP of Technology & Investment Division
Has POSCO been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about PKX stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. POSCO earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, meaning that recent news 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 institutional and retail 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 institutional investors are selling POSCO stock?
PKX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Assetmark Inc., Aquamarine Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Athos Capital Ltd, Pzena Investment Management LLC and Earnest Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for POSCO.
Which institutional investors are buying POSCO stock?
PKX stock was acquired 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 $81.68.
How big of a company is POSCO?
POSCO has a market capitalization of $28.49 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]
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