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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM

SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Wireless Communications in the sector of Technology. Based in South Korea, SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKMĀ  has a market cap of 14966.8. Since its IPO date on the 6/27/1996, SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM performance year to date is 3.13%. Today SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM has gained 1.46%, with a current price of 20.78.

Ownership of the company is 26.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 12.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 4.30%. Return of assets are at 6.10%, with return on investment at 5.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.41. While Total debt/equity is 0.48. With a profit margin of 10.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 94.90%, and operating margin of 10.30%. SK Telecom Co. Ltd. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM has seen a EPS growth of 22.10%. A performance for the year of -15.18%. The 52-week high is -18.64%, and the 52-week low is 18.61%. The average volume for SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM is 339884.

With a target price of 21.89, can SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of SK Telecom Co. Ltd., SKM. SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a P/E of 8.91 and a forward P/E of 11.54. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. SK Telecom Co. Ltd. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.01 and 1.01 respectively. For P/cash, SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a value of 10.74, while it is 14.29 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 20.78, SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.62%. We see a return on equity of 11.60%.

Looking more long-term SK Telecom Co. Ltd., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -4.20%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -1.64% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 22.10% for this year and for the last five years a 4.30% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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