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50-Day Range
$67.49
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52-Week Range
$33.31
$92.19
Volume3,368 shs
Average Volume180,087 shs
Market Capitalization$29.87 billion
P/E Ratio35.25
Dividend Yield3.88%
Beta1.01

Competitors

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) Vs. MT, NUE, TS, STLD, TX, and X

Should you be buying PKX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "blast furnaces & steel mills" are considered alternatives and competitors to POSCO, including ArcelorMittal (MT), Nucor (NUE), Tenaris (TS), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Ternium (TX), and United States Steel (X).

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) and ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

POSCO has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ArcelorMittal has a beta of 2.07, suggesting that its share price is 107% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares POSCO and ArcelorMittal's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
POSCO$54.78 billion0.55$1.49 billion$4.8617.63
ArcelorMittal$70.62 billion0.46$-2,454,000,000.00$0.30107.57

POSCO has higher earnings, but lower revenue than ArcelorMittal. POSCO is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ArcelorMittal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares POSCO and ArcelorMittal's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
POSCO1.62%2.05%1.20%
ArcelorMittal-7.00%-3.57%-1.63%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for POSCO and ArcelorMittal, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
POSCO00203.00
ArcelorMittal011102.92

ArcelorMittal has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.54%. Given ArcelorMittal's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ArcelorMittal is more favorable than POSCO.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.2% of POSCO shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.8% of ArcelorMittal shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of POSCO shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of ArcelorMittal shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

POSCO beats ArcelorMittal on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

POSCO (NYSE:PKX) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares POSCO and Nucor's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
POSCO$54.78 billion0.55$1.49 billion$4.8617.63
Nucor$22.59 billion1.34$1.27 billion$4.3123.58

POSCO has higher revenue and earnings than Nucor. POSCO is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nucor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

POSCO pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. POSCO pays out 68.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. POSCO has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nucor has raised its dividend for 48 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares POSCO and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
POSCO1.62%2.05%1.20%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Risk & Volatility

POSCO has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for POSCO and Nucor, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
POSCO00203.00
Nucor07402.36

Nucor has a consensus price target of $65.7273, suggesting a potential downside of 35.14%. Given Nucor's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Nucor is more favorable than POSCO.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

3.2% of POSCO shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of POSCO shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Nucor beats POSCO on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tenaris (NYSE:TS) and POSCO (NYSE:PKX) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Tenaris and POSCO's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tenaris$7.29 billion1.91$742.69 million$1.2618.73
POSCO$54.78 billion0.55$1.49 billion$4.8617.63

POSCO has higher revenue and earnings than Tenaris. POSCO is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Tenaris, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Tenaris pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. POSCO pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Tenaris pays out 22.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. POSCO pays out 68.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. POSCO has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. POSCO is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Tenaris and POSCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Tenaris-10.23%1.44%1.18%
POSCO1.62%2.05%1.20%

Volatility and Risk

Tenaris has a beta of 1.88, meaning that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, POSCO has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Tenaris and POSCO, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Tenaris28502.20
POSCO00203.00

Tenaris presently has a consensus price target of $21.25, suggesting a potential downside of 10.26%. Given Tenaris' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Tenaris is more favorable than POSCO.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

11.1% of Tenaris shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.2% of POSCO shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Tenaris shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of POSCO shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

POSCO beats Tenaris on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) and POSCO (NYSE:PKX) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Steel Dynamics and POSCO's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Steel Dynamics$10.49 billion1.28$671.10 million$3.1020.46
POSCO$54.78 billion0.55$1.49 billion$4.8617.63

POSCO has higher revenue and earnings than Steel Dynamics. POSCO is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Steel Dynamics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Steel Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. POSCO pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Steel Dynamics pays out 33.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. POSCO pays out 68.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Steel Dynamics has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years and POSCO has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Steel Dynamics and POSCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Steel Dynamics5.17%13.33%6.29%
POSCO1.62%2.05%1.20%

Volatility and Risk

Steel Dynamics has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, POSCO has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Steel Dynamics and POSCO, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Steel Dynamics01702.88
POSCO00203.00

Steel Dynamics presently has a consensus price target of $53.1111, suggesting a potential downside of 16.40%. Given Steel Dynamics' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Steel Dynamics is more favorable than POSCO.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.2% of POSCO shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of POSCO shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Steel Dynamics beats POSCO on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ternium (NYSE:TX) and POSCO (NYSE:PKX) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ternium and POSCO's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ternium$10.19 billion0.78$564.27 million$2.8713.86
POSCO$54.78 billion0.55$1.49 billion$4.8617.63

POSCO has higher revenue and earnings than Ternium. Ternium is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than POSCO, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

19.3% of Ternium shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.2% of POSCO shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Ternium shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of POSCO shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Ternium has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, POSCO has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ternium and POSCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ternium2.88%5.02%3.06%
POSCO1.62%2.05%1.20%

Dividends

Ternium pays an annual dividend of $2.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. POSCO pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Ternium pays out 73.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. POSCO pays out 68.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ternium has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and POSCO has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Ternium and POSCO, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ternium02402.67
POSCO00203.00

Ternium presently has a consensus price target of $33.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 16.02%. Given Ternium's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ternium is more favorable than POSCO.

Summary

Ternium beats POSCO on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and POSCO (NYSE:PKX) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and POSCO's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.53$-630,000,000.00$0.09280.11
POSCO$54.78 billion0.55$1.49 billion$4.8617.63

POSCO has higher revenue and earnings than United States Steel. POSCO is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.2% of POSCO shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of POSCO shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, POSCO has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and POSCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
POSCO1.62%2.05%1.20%

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. POSCO pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. POSCO pays out 68.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and POSCO has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for United States Steel and POSCO, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel17302.18
POSCO00203.00

United States Steel presently has a consensus target price of $19.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 22.86%. Given United States Steel's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe United States Steel is more favorable than POSCO.

Summary

POSCO beats United States Steel on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


POSCO Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
ArcelorMittal logo
MT
ArcelorMittal
1.2$32.27-0.4%$32.53 billion$70.62 billion-8.77Analyst Revision
Nucor logo
NUE
Nucor
2.4$101.64-0.8%$30.11 billion$22.59 billion72.09Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Tenaris logo
TS
Tenaris
1.2$23.60-0.9%$13.81 billion$7.29 billion-23.60
Steel Dynamics logo
STLD
Steel Dynamics
2.5$63.44-0.4%$13.45 billion$10.49 billion27.95Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Ternium logo
TX
Ternium
2.1$39.79-0.4%$7.94 billion$10.19 billion32.09Analyst Downgrade
United States Steel logo
X
United States Steel
1.3$25.21-2.0%$6.94 billion$12.94 billion-2.48Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Commercial Metals logo
CMC
Commercial Metals
1.8$31.46-1.6%$3.85 billion$5.48 billion14.56
Carpenter Technology logo
CRS
Carpenter Technology
1.5$41.64-1.7%$2.03 billion$2.18 billion-22.75
TimkenSteel logo
TMST
TimkenSteel
1.0$14.05-0.9%$648.07 million$1.21 billion-4.71Analyst Upgrade
Gap Up
Titan International logo
TWI
Titan International
1.1$10.04-0.3%$616.94 million$1.45 billion-8.96
SunCoke Energy logo
SXC
SunCoke Energy
2.4$7.17-0.3%$593.29 million$1.60 billion79.67
Mechel PAO logo
MTL
Mechel PAO
1.3$2.04-4.4%$405.86 million$4.60 billion0.00News Coverage
Gap Up
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products logo
USAP
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
1.0$9.41-0.6%$83.70 million$243.01 million-7.18
OSN
Ossen Innovation
0.8$4.58-0.2%$30.23 million$138.90 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 5/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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