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How to buy POSCO stock
Learn how to easily invest in POSCO stock.
POSCO is a steel business based in the US. POSCO shares (PKX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
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POSCO stock price (NYSE: PKX)Use our graph to track the performance of PKX stocks over time.
POSCO shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$73.46|
|52-week range||$36.53 - $80.03|
|50-day moving average||$70.57|
|200-day moving average||$57.09|
|Wall St. target price||$77.40|
|Dividend yield||$12000 (3.84%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.48|
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POSCO price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $73.46 from 2023-06-02
|1 week (2023-05-26)||6.93%|
|1 month (2023-05-05)||1.38%|
|3 months (2023-03-03)||13.70%|
|6 months (2022-12-05)||31.93%|
|1 year (2022-06-03)||28.65%|
|2 years (2021-06-02)||-7.39%|
|3 years (2020-06-05)||78.65%|
|5 years (2018-06-05)||75.0735|
Is POSCO stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing POSCO stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of POSCO's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
POSCO's P/E ratio
POSCO's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, POSCO shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
POSCO's PEG ratio
POSCO's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8908. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into POSCO's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
POSCO's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $7,045.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a POSCO's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$82,793 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.97%|
|Gross profit TTM||$7,624.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.04%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.28%|
|Market capitalisation||$22.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
POSCO share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 32.96% of net profits
Recently POSCO has paid out, on average, around 32.96% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.84% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), POSCO shareholders could enjoy a 3.84% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In POSCO's case, that would currently equate to about $12000 per share.
While POSCO's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that POSCO may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
POSCO's most recent dividend payout was on 9 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
POSCO share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, POSCO's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.53 up to $80.03. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while POSCO's is 1.0296. This would suggest that POSCO's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
POSCO Holdings Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells iron and steel rolled products in South Korea and internationally. It operates in two segments Steel and Others. The company offers hot and cold rolled steel, steel plates, wire rods, galvanized steel, electrical steel, stainless steel, and titanium. It is also involved in the e-commerce business; processing and sale of steel by-products; and provision of business support, and office administration and management consulting services. The company serves automotive, construction, shipbuilding, energy, home appliances, and industrial machinery applications. POSCO Holdings Inc.
POSCO in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of POSCO is owned by institutions?
Currently 3.784% of POSCO shares are held by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for POSCO?
POSCO's fiscal year ends in December. Where is POSCO based?
POSCO's address is: 6261, Donghaean-ro, Pohang, South Korea What is POSCO's ISIN number?
POSCO's international securities identification number is: US6934831099 What is POSCO's CUSIP number?
POSCO's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 730450103
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