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Is SK Telecom Co. Ltd.(NYSE: SKM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. SK Telecom Co. Ltd. (NYSE: SKM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/27/1996. SK Telecom Co. Ltd. is in the Wireless Communications industry and Technology sector. Average volume for SK Telecom Co. Ltd., is 696.37, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 6/27/1996 is 6.45%.

To help you determine whether SK Telecom Co. Ltd. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 9.25 and forward P/E is 11.96. PEG perhaps more useful shows that SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.05 and the P/B ratio is 1.05. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.22 and 14.92 respectively.

At the current price SK Telecom Co. Ltd. is trading at, 21.45 (0.00% today), SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.48%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 4.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.32, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -1.10% after growing 22.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -29.80%, and -2.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 720.24, and the number of shares float is 493.22. The senior management bring insider ownership to 26.60%, and institutional ownership is at 12.30%. The float short is 0.18%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.29. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.10%, and also a return on investment of 5.40%.

The ability for SK Telecom Co. Ltd., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.41 and total debt/equity is 0.48. In terms of margins, SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a gross margin of 94.90%, with its operating margin at 10.30%, and SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a profit margin of 10.10%.

The 52 week high is -16.01%, with 22.43% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.83% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.65%.

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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