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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.29
KB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. KB: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
KB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.29
0.06
0.36
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
KB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. KB: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
KB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.09
Current: 0.08
0.04
0.09
Interest Coverage 0.47
KB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1758 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. KB: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.47
0.06
0.74
Beneish M-Score: -2.22
WACC vs ROIC
6.72%
1.85%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating Margin % 20.89
KB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 30.68 vs. KB: 20.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
KB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.09  Med: 24.86 Max: 49.08
Current: 20.89
5.09
49.08
Net Margin % 26.37
KB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 21.91 vs. KB: 26.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
KB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 20.22 Max: 37.11
Current: 26.37
1.92
37.11
ROE % 7.28
KB's ROE % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. KB: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
KB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 6.23 Max: 24.11
Current: 7.28
0.86
24.11
ROA % 0.62
KB's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. KB: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
KB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.62
0.06
1.86
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.60
KB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. KB: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
KB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: -2 Max: 68.1
Current: -3.6
-15.7
68.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -8.60
KB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. KB: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
KB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.3  Med: -4.7 Max: 44.5
Current: -8.6
-52.3
44.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 14.80
KB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. KB: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
KB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.6  Med: 4.3 Max: 102.7
Current: 14.8
-68.6
102.7
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with KB Financial Group Inc $KB.
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» KB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-09 Est.)


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Equity & Asset
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

KB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Charles Brandes 146,931 sh (+1.75%)
Ken Fisher 329,533 sh (-0.77%)
David Dreman 1,491 sh (-47.09%)
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Q2 2016

KB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

David Dreman 2,650 sh (+77.73%)
Charles Brandes 144,073 sh (-1.95%)
Ken Fisher 285,081 sh (-13.49%)
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Q3 2016

KB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 142,800 sh (-0.88%)
David Dreman 2,567 sh (-3.13%)
Ken Fisher 212,027 sh (-25.63%)
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Q4 2016

KB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 197,900 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 211,805 sh (-0.10%)
Charles Brandes 133,863 sh (-6.26%)
David Dreman 171 sh (-93.34%)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - Asia  
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Traded in other countries:KBIA.Germany, 105560.Korea, KB N.Mexico,
KB Financial Group Inc provides credit & related financial services to individuals & small & medium-sized enterprises. Its portfolio comprises of credit cards, asset management, life insurance, capital markets activities & international banking services.

KB Financial Group is a full-service banking group operating primarily in South Korea. The group offers banking, insurance, credit, investment and securities, asset management, venture capital, real estate and financial planning services. The group's brand identity heavily markets the bank as a lifetime financial partner to promote its lending activities, which are a strategic priority for the firm, along with customer service. The bank has an extensive retail branch network and customer base in South Korea, with banking customers exceeding over half of the country's population.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 9.31
KB's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. KB: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
KB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 8.69 Max: 132
Current: 9.31
0.89
132
PE Ratio without NRI 9.31
KB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
74% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. KB: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
KB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 8.68 Max: 132
Current: 9.31
0.89
132
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 7.41
KB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
74% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. KB: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
KB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 7.45 Max: 99.56
Current: 7.41
1.9
99.56
PB Ratio 0.64
KB's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. KB: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.64
0.36
1.45
PS Ratio 2.31
KB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. KB: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.97 Max: 145.42
Current: 2.31
0.92
145.42
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.37
KB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. KB: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
KB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 5.08 Max: 294.2
Current: 6.37
1.33
294.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.86
KB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. KB: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
KB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 4.78 Max: 141.17
Current: 5.86
1.31
141.17
EV-to-EBIT 36.49
KB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. KB: 36.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 21 Max: 125.5
Current: 36.49
4.3
125.5
EV-to-EBITDA 34.07
KB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. KB: 34.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 19.1 Max: 71.4
Current: 34.07
4
71.4
Shiller PE Ratio 6.39
KB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. KB: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
KB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 5.03 Max: 6.51
Current: 6.39
3.3
6.51

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Dividend Payout Ratio 0.19
KB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. KB: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
KB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.19
0
0.23
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
KB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. KB: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
KB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 85.8
Current: -100
0
85.8
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.05
KB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
56% of the 2649 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. KB: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
KB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.05
0.14
3.57
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.20
KB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. KB: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: -3.1 Max: 2.8
Current: 1.2
-21.3
2.8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.65
KB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KB: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
KB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.65
0.45
2.41
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.53
KB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. KB: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
KB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.53
0.27
2.4
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.18
KB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. KB: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.17 Max: 69.66
Current: 1.18
0.71
69.66
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.52
KB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. KB: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
KB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.62 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.52
0.37
2.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.74
KB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. KB: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.8 Max: 23.3
Current: 2.74
0.8
23.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.55
KB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. KB: -3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
KB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: -2.7 Max: 49.8
Current: -3.55
-28.5
49.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,024
EPS (TTM) $ 4.81
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float0.03%
52-Week Range $26.45 - 46.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)372.54
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