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How to buy SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR stock
Learn how to easily invest in SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR stock.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR is a telecom services business based in the US. SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shares (SKM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR employs 5,054 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $17.1 trillion.
How to buy shares in SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SKM – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR stock price (NYSE: SKM)Use our graph to track the performance of SKM stocks over time.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$18.94|
|52-week range||$19.73 - $51.70|
|50-day moving average||$21.59|
|200-day moving average||$25.74|
|Wall St. target price||$42.10|
|Dividend yield||$8320 (9.01%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.42|
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Is it a good time to buy SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR stock?
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SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||-7.20%|
|1 month (2022-09-01)||-12.07%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||-16.16%|
|6 months (2022-04-01)||-27.41%|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||-38.31%|
|2 years (2020-10-01)||-15.56%|
|3 years (2019-10-01)||22.04|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||24.5753|
Is SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's P/E ratio
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shares trade at around 14x 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.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's PEG ratio
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 28.6698. 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 SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's EBITDA
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5,002.7 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR financials
|Revenue TTM||$17,077.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||$12,105.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.34%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.95%|
|Market capitalisation||$8.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 9.52% of net profits
Recently SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR has paid out, on average, around 9.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.01% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shareholders could enjoy a 9.01% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's case, that would currently equate to about $8320 per share.
While SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR is investing more in its future growth.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's most recent dividend payout was on 23 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's shares ever split?
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's shares were split on a 607:1000 basis on 29 November 2021. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 607 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 64.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shares which in turn could have impacted SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's share price.
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.73 up to $51.699. 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 SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's is 0.7308. This would suggest that SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR overview
SK Telecom Co. , Ltd. provides wireless telecommunication services in South Korea. The company operates through three segments: Cellular Services, Fixed-Line Telecommunications Services, and Other Businesses. The Cellular Services segment offers wireless voice and data transmission, Internet of Things solutions, platform, cloud, smart factory solutions, subscription, and metaverse platform-based services, as well as sells wireless devices. The Fixed-Line Telecommunications Services segment provides fixed-line telephone services; broadband Internet services; media platform services, such as Internet protocol TV and cable TV; and business communications services. The Other Businesses segment offers television shopping services under the T-commerce brand, as well as portal services.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR is owned by institutions?
Currently 5.115% of SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR shares are held by institutions. How many people work for SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR?
Latest data suggests 5,054 work at SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR. When does the fiscal year end for SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR?
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's fiscal year ends in December. Where is SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR based?
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's address is: SK T-Tower, Seoul, South Korea, 04539 What is SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's ISIN number?
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's international securities identification number is: US78440P3064 What is SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's CUSIP number?
SK Telecom Co Ltd ADR's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 78440P108
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