Today’s top gainers include the company POSCO (NYSE:PKX) which is in the industry Steel & Iron, gaining 2.36% today. In the last week its performance is 2.10%, and 11.65% for the past quarter. Currently, POSCO, PKX has a target price of 54.03, so today’s gain of 2.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.28%.
POSCO (NYSE:PKX), has a market cap of 18459.23, and is based in South Korea. Insider ownership is at 9.30%, and institutional ownership is 7.40%.
At the current price of 52.13, it has a dividend yield of 1.29%, and its target price is 54.03. This is with a profit margin of 0.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.58. POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has a P/E of 70.93, as well as a forward P/E of 12.
With a current EPS of 0.74, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 19.53%,POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -49.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 25.80%.
Performance for the year is 30.65%. Since its IPO date on 10/14/1994, the total performance to date is 47.43%.
Volume today for POSCO (NYSE:PKX), is 233200, while its average volume is 304.05. Whilst the total gain today was 2.36%, it did have a day high of -4.58%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.63%, and 1.73% for the month. The 52-week low for POSCO, PKX has been 68.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.24%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 2.30%, and its return on assets is 0.30%. POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has an operating margin of 3.20%. With a sales growth of -15.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that POSCO, PKX is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.31, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.1 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of POSCO? Well its PEG is 2.75, and the P/S is 0.39, along with a P/B of 0.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.44.