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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: KB Financial Group, Inc., KB

KB Financial Group, Inc., KB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Foreign Regional Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in South Korea, KB Financial Group, Inc., KB  has a market cap of 13434.95. Since its IPO date on the 11/13/2001, KB Financial Group, Inc., KB performance year to date is 22.53%. Today KB Financial Group, Inc., KB has gained -1.27%, with a current price of 34.15.

Ownership of the company is 12.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 7.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 20.00%. Return of assets are at 0.60%, with return on investment at 6.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, KB Financial Group, Inc., KB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.57. While Total debt/equity is 1.57. With a profit margin of 18.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 52.90%. KB Financial Group, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year KB Financial Group, Inc., KB has seen a EPS growth of 21.20%. A performance for the year of 13.83%. The 52-week high is -6.67%, and the 52-week low is 49.52%. The average volume for KB Financial Group, Inc., KB is 244500.

With a target price of 25.47, can KB Financial Group, Inc., KB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of KB Financial Group, Inc., KB. KB Financial Group, Inc. has a P/E of 7.81 and a forward P/E of 9.36. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. KB Financial Group, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.5 and 0.49 respectively. For P/cash, KB Financial Group, Inc. has a value of 0.47, while it is 3.35 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 34.15, KB Financial Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.49%. We see a return on equity of 6.50%.

Looking more long-term KB Financial Group, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -0.40%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 3.69% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 21.20% for this year and for the last five years a 59.30% 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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