POSCO Stock Analysis (NYSE:PKX)

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POSCO
Updated on : Feb 21, 2017
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PKX 62.7 (0%)
S&P 500 2365.4 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 21, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Steel-Producers
Sector :
Basic Materials
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2016-Q3
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-2.9%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
3.3%
Sector Average:
6.5%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2016-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
14.42B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.37
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$401.3M
Net Income:
$485.7M
Dividend Yield
PKX dividend yield:
0.64%
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Net Margins
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PKX PS :
0.3
Industry PS :
1.4
Sector:   Basic Materials.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
2%
Return on Equity:
0.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
1.3%
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View POSCO stock analysis video. This is our PKX analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for PKX stock.

POSCO (ADR) Stock Rating (2.9/5)

Our POSCO stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This POSCO stock analysis is based on latest Q3 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy PKX stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of  0.37, POSCO is comparatively less leveraged than its peers in the Basic Materials sector.
  • When compared with the Steel-Producers industry average PS ratio of 1.4, the price-to-sales ratio of 0.3 for PKX stock is attractive.

Should you sell PKX stock?

  • POSCO revenue saw a decline of -9.9% YoY in 2016 Q3.
  • Revenue declined at a CAGR of of the last 5 years.
  • POSCO posted a TTM Net margin of 0.4%.
  • PKX stock is trading at a PE ratio of 88.4, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 23.8.

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