OTCMKTS:KBSTY - Kobe Steel Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$4.99 -0.07 (-1.38 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.99
Today's Range$4.95 - $5.0501
52-Week Range$3.50 - $6.2650
Volume13,576 shs
Average Volume9,345 shs
Market Capitalization$3.62 billion
P/E Ratio-12.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Kobe Steel logoKobe Steel, Ltd. engages in materials, machinery, and electric power businesses in Japan, China, and internationally. The company operates through Iron & Steel, Welding, Aluminum & Copper, Machinery, Engineering, Construction Machinery, Electric Power, and Other Businesses segments. The Iron & Steel segment offers steel wire rods and bars, steel plates, steel sheets, pig iron, steel castings and forgings, titanium, and steel powders. The Welding segment provides welding materials, welding systems, high functional materials, and related services. The Aluminum & Copper segment provides aluminum sheets and plates, aluminum extrusions and fabricated products, aluminum castings and forgings, and copper strips and tubes. The Machinery segment offers tire and rubber machinery, plastic processing machinery, advanced technology equipment, metalworking machinery, nonstandard and standard compressors, chemical and energy equipment, nuclear power equipment, and related services. The Engineering segment provides iron making processes, iron ore-pelletizing systems, nuclear power products, chemical weapon destruction services, water treatment, cooling towers, waste treatment and recycling, steel structures and sabo dams, urban transit systems, process equipment, and environmental analysis, as well as upgrades low-rank coal. The Construction Machinery segment offers construction equipment, construction recycling machinery, metal recycling machinery, resource recycling machinery, forestry machinery, crawler and wheel cranes, specialized base machines for civil engineering and foundation works, and work vessels. The Electric Power segment supplies power. The Other Businesses segment is involved in the development, construction, and sale of real estate properties; and material analysis and testing, structural assessment, manufacture, and sale of sputtering targets. Kobe Steel, Ltd. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange OTCMKTS
Industry Private households
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.67
Current Ratio1.20
Quick Ratio0.64


Trailing P/E Ratio-12.79
Forward P/E Ratio7.56
P/E Growth5.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.69 billion
Price / Sales0.23
Cash Flow$0.8331 per share
Price / Cash5.99
Book Value$9.31 per share
Price / Book0.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.39)
Net Income$-214,310,000.00
Net Margins3.73%
Return on Equity3.44%
Return on Assets1.12%


Outstanding Shares724,510,000
Market Cap$3,615.29

Kobe Steel (OTCMKTS:KBSTY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kobe Steel's stock symbol?

Kobe Steel trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "KBSTY."

How were Kobe Steel's earnings last quarter?

Kobe Steel (OTCMKTS:KBSTY) announced its earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $4.63 billion for the quarter. Kobe Steel had a net margin of 3.73% and a return on equity of 3.44%. View Kobe Steel's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kobe Steel?

0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kobe Steel in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A."

Who are some of Kobe Steel's key competitors?

Who are Kobe Steel's key executives?

Kobe Steel's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Hiroya Kawasaki, Chairman, Pres & CEO
  • Yoshinori Onoe, Exec. VP, Head of the Iron & Steel Bus. and Representative Director
  • Mr. Naoto Umehara, Exec. VP & Representative Director
  • Mr. Shohei Manabe, Sr. Managing Exec. Officer, Head of the Engineering Bus. & Director
  • Akira Kaneko, Exec. VP, Head of the Aluminum & Copper Bus. & Representative Director

Has Kobe Steel been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KBSTY stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kobe Steel earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 44.77 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

How do I buy shares of Kobe Steel?

Shares of KBSTY 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 Kobe Steel's stock price today?

One share of KBSTY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.99.

How big of a company is Kobe Steel?

Kobe Steel has a market capitalization of $3.62 billion and generates $15.69 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-214,310,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.39) on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Kobe Steel?

Kobe Steel's mailing address is 2-4 Wakinohama-Kaigandori 2-chome Chuo-ku Hyogo, Kobe M0, 651-8585. The company can be reached via phone at 817-8261-5111.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kobe Steel (OTCMKTS KBSTY)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  62 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  97 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  159
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kobe Steel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KBSTY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KBSTY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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