NYSE:SKM - SK Telecom Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$25.58 +0.18 (+0.71 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 03:27 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.40
Today's Range$25.56 - $25.68
52-Week Range$22.66 - $28.56
Volume9,132 shs
Average Volume416,565 shs
Market Capitalization$16.26 billion
P/E Ratio7.00
Dividend Yield0.48%
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunication services in South Korea. The company operates in four segments: Cellular Services, Fixed-Line Telecommunication Services, E-Commerce Services, and Other Businesses. The Cellular Services segment offers wireless voice transmission and data transmission services; cellular global roaming services; interconnection services to connect its networks to fixed-line and other wireless networks; Internet of Things solutions; and platform services, as well as sells wireless devices, including smartphones and basic phones, tablets and other Internet access devices, and wearable devices. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 30.2 million wireless subscribers. The Fixed-Line Telecommunication Services segment provides fixed-line telephone services, such as local, domestic long distance, international long distance, and voice over Internet protocol services; broadband Internet access services; video-on-demand and Internet protocol TV services; and business communications services comprising leased line solutions, Internet data center solutions, and network solution services. The E-Commerce Services operates 11st, an online open marketplace; Syrup Wallet, a mobile wallet service; OK Cashbag, a loyalty points program; and 11Pay, a convenient and secure payment service. The Other Businesses segment provides portal services under Nate brand name; high-end audio devices and other portable media devices; and residential and small business electronic security and other related alarm monitoring services, as well as operates One Store, a mobile application marketplace. SK Telecom Co., Ltd. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Radiotelephone communication
SectorComputer and Technology



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.77 billion
Cash Flow$3.6912 per share
Book Value$25.53 per share


Net Income$2.34 billion


Market Cap$16.26 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SK Telecom's stock symbol?

SK Telecom trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SKM."

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SK Telecom?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SK Telecom in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for SK Telecom.

Has SK Telecom been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SKM stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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. SK Telecom earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting SK Telecom?

SK Telecom saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 484,714 shares, a decline of 44.6% from the December 31st total of 874,370 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 549,672 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.9 days. View SK Telecom's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of SK Telecom's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of SK Telecom own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SK Telecom investors own include Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Simulations Plus (SLP), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bellicum Pharmaceuticals (BLCM), Tailored Brands (TLRD), Walt Disney (DIS) and PulteGroup (PHM).

Who are SK Telecom's key executives?

SK Telecom's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jung Ho Park, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Young Sang Ryu, CFO, Head of Corp. Center & Exec. Director
  • Jeong Hwan Choi, Head of investor Relations
  • Kiwook Lee, Sr. VP
  • Woo-Hyun Cho, VP

Who are SK Telecom's major shareholders?

SK Telecom's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Silchester International Investors LLP (1.90%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.49%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.47%), Oldfield Partners LLP (0.42%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.42%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.21%).

Which institutional investors are selling SK Telecom stock?

SKM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silchester International Investors LLP, BlackRock Inc., Oldfield Partners LLP, Macquarie Group Ltd., Northern Trust Corp, Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management IL, Renaissance Group LLC and Matthews International Capital Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying SK Telecom stock?

SKM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, LMR Partners LLP, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Acadian Asset Management LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, LSV Asset Management, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Henry James International Management Inc..

How do I buy shares of SK Telecom?

Shares of SKM 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 SK Telecom's stock price today?

One share of SKM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.58.

How big of a company is SK Telecom?

SK Telecom has a market capitalization of $16.26 billion and generates $15.77 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $2.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.66 on an earnings per share basis. SK Telecom employs 30,608 workers across the globe.

What is SK Telecom's official website?

The official website for SK Telecom is http://www.sktelecom.com.

How can I contact SK Telecom?

SK Telecom's mailing address is SK T-Tower 65 Eulji-ro Jung-gu, Seoul M5, 04539. The Wireless communications provider can be reached via phone at 82-2-6100-2114 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for SK Telecom (NYSE SKM)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  157 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  312
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SK Telecom and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SKM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SKM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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