The company in question is, POSCO (NYSE:PKX) currently with a stock price of 48.99 (-3.68% today). The market cap for POSCO is 18504.9, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Steel & Iron industry. The target price for POSCO is 54.03. Currently POSCO is trading with a P/E of 68.18, and a forward P/E of 11.86. Average volume for POSCO is 305.25 and so far today it is 47400.
Performance in the last year for POSCO has been 25.92%. For EPS growth, POSCO has seen a growth of -75.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 31.80%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -49.00% over the last five years and could be 25.80% for the next five years. POSCO has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -15.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 49.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.16%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.69%.
Since the IPO date for POSCO on the 10/14/1994, POSCO has seen performance year to date to be 43.83%. With POSCO trading at 48.99, the dividend yield is 1.32%, and the EPS is 0.75.
So could POSCO, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 68.18. The PEG is 2.64, P/S is 0.38 and the P/B is at 0.43. The P/cash is 2.42, with P/free cash flow at 4.92.
POSCO ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.31, and total debt/equity at 0.58.
In terms of margins, POSCO has a gross margin of 11.60%, an operating margin of 3.20% and a profit margin of 0.50%.Payout ratio for POSCO is 290.00%. Return on assets come to 0.30% with return on investment coming to 2.30%.
Insider ownership for POSCO, is at 9.30% and institutional ownership comes to 7.50%. Outstanding shares are at 363.84. While shares float is 347.84. The float short is currently 0.22%, and short ratio is 2.54.