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POSCO Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:PKX)

+0.40 (+0.85 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 03:14 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $47.61
50-Day Range
MA: $46.87
52-Week Range
Now: $47.61
Volume302,750 shs
Average Volume146,464 shs
Market Capitalization$16.60 billion
P/E Ratio11.57
Dividend Yield2.83%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$59.13 billion
Cash Flow$13.04 per share
Book Value$121.79 per share


Net Income$1.56 billion


Market Cap$16.60 billion
Next Earnings Date12/4/2019 (Estimated)

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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 Friday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.341 per share on Thursday, June 6th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 28th. View POSCO's Dividend History.

How were POSCO's earnings last quarter?

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, September, 6th. The basic materials company reported $1.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The basic materials company earned $14 billion during the quarter. POSCO had a return on equity of 3.06% and a net margin of 2.26%. View POSCO's Earnings History.

When is POSCO's next earnings date?

POSCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 4th 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 headlines about PKX stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. POSCO earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for POSCO.

Are investors shorting POSCO?

POSCO saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 283,800 shares, an increase of 12.3% from the August 30th total of 252,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 189,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 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 The Coca-Cola (KO), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Mcdonald's (MCD), Medtronic (MDT) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are POSCO's key executives?

POSCO's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are POSCO's major shareholders?

POSCO's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Signaturefd LLC (0.00%) and Advisor Partners 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 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc. and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying POSCO stock?

PKX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Partners LLC and Signaturefd 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 $47.61.

How big of a company is POSCO?

POSCO has a market capitalization of $16.60 billion and generates $59.13 billion in revenue each year. POSCO employs 33,784 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About POSCO.

What is POSCO's official website?

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

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  211 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  468
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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