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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 516.7, and so far today it has a volume of 1165400. Performance year to date since the 6/27/1996 is 8.19%.

To help you determine whether SK Telecom Co. Ltd. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 10.11 and forward P/E is 11.66. PEG perhaps more useful shows that SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.04 and the P/B ratio is 1. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.09 and 10.06 respectively.

At the current price SK Telecom Co. Ltd. is trading at, 21.8 (-0.82% today), SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.45%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 46.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.16, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -4.10% after growing -16.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -26.50%, and 0.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 739.91, and the number of shares float is 511.4. The senior management bring insider ownership to 26.60%, and institutional ownership is at 11.60%. The float short is 0.16%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.6. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.30%, and also a return on investment of 5.10%.

The ability for SK Telecom Co. Ltd., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.44 and total debt/equity is 0.5. In terms of margins, SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a gross margin of 94.10%, with its operating margin at 9.80%, and SK Telecom Co. Ltd. has a profit margin of 8.90%.

The 52 week high is -14.64%, with 24.43% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.75% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.76%.

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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