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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.33
KB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. KB: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.33
0.06
0.66
Equity to Asset 0.09
KB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. KB: 0.09 )
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: 0.09
0.04
0.09
Interest Coverage 0.44
KB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. KB: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.44
0.11
0.85
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -3.36
WACC vs ROIC
7.63%
2.48%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 24.70
KB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1677 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 31.23 vs. KB: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.06  Med: 27.21 Max: 50.55
Current: 24.7
-3.06
50.55
Net-margin (%) 23.10
KB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.64 vs. KB: 23.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.24  Med: 18.19 Max: 37.11
Current: 23.1
-6.24
37.11
ROE (%) 6.04
KB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. KB: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.43  Med: 6.23 Max: 24.27
Current: 6.04
-3.43
24.27
ROA (%) 0.53
KB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. KB: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.53
-0.23
1.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.80
KB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. KB: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: -0.05 Max: 68.1
Current: 13.8
-9.4
68.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.40
KB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. KB: -11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.1  Med: -1.80 Max: 214.8
Current: -11.4
-78.1
214.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
KB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. KB: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.6  Med: 1.90 Max: 102.1
Current: -4.1
-68.6
102.1
» KB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-23)


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Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

KB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 322,400 sh (+37.19%)
Charles Brandes 175,364 sh (-4.23%)
David Dreman 111,791 sh (-11.63%)
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Q3 2015

KB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 329,455 sh (+2.19%)
Charles Brandes 159,585 sh (-9.00%)
David Dreman 33,989 sh (-69.60%)
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Q4 2015

KB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 332,085 sh (+0.80%)
Charles Brandes 144,397 sh (-9.52%)
David Dreman 2,818 sh (-91.71%)
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Q1 2016

KB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 329,533 sh (-0.77%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.60
KB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. KB: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 8.85 Max: 132
Current: 7.6
1.76
132
PE(NRI) 7.60
KB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. KB: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 8.86 Max: 118.14
Current: 7.6
1.76
118.14
P/B 0.46
KB's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. KB: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.46
0.37
1.45
P/S 1.75
KB's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. KB: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.89 Max: 125.47
Current: 1.75
0.52
125.47
PFCF 24.00
KB's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. KB: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 5.68 Max: 447.17
Current: 24
1.26
447.17
POCF 19.34
KB's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. KB: 19.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 5.61 Max: 436.26
Current: 19.34
1.22
436.26
EV-to-EBIT 24.67
KB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. KB: 24.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -252.9  Med: 18.70 Max: 424.7
Current: 24.67
-252.9
424.7
EV-to-EBITDA 22.49
KB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. KB: 22.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 18.65 Max: 435.1
Current: 22.49
2.9
435.1
PEG 0.15
KB's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. KB: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.52 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.15
0.22
2.4
Shiller P/E 4.86
KB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. KB: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 5.80 Max: 9.34
Current: 4.86
3.99
9.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.89
KB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 2098 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. KB: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.89
0.14
3.57
Dividend Payout 0.23
KB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. KB: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.23
0.12
0.23
Forward Dividend Yield 2.83
KB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. KB: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.89
KB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2495 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. KB: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.89
0.14
3.57

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.47
KB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KB: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.47
0.45
2.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.48
KB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. KB: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.48
0.45
2.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
KB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. KB: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.96
Current: 0.93
0.42
4.96
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.46
KB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. KB: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KB' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.54 Max: 5.74
Current: 0.46
0.21
5.74
Price/Graham Number 0.40
KB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. KB: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.73 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.4
0.37
2.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.10
KB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. KB: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.10 Max: 31.1
Current: 4.1
0.2
31.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.83
KB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. KB: 5.83 )
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: 13.50 Max: 42.3
Current: 5.83
-28.5
42.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $11025
EPS $ 3.81
Beta1.25
Short Percentage of Float0.17%
52-Week Range $22.84 - 38.91
Shares Outstanding(Mil)386.35

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - Asia
Compare:SAU:1180, SZSE:000001, SGX:U11, BOM:500112, BOM:532174, SHSE:601169 » details
Traded in other countries:KBIA.Germany, 105560.Korea, KB N.Mexico,
KB Financial Group Inc was incorporated on September 29, 2008, under the Financial Holding Companies Act of Korea. The Company and its subsidiaries provide banking and related financial services to consumers and corporations in Korea and in selected international markets. The Company's business includes ownership and management of subsidiaries and associated companies that are engaged in financial services or activities. Its segments are retail banking operations, corporate banking operations, credit card operations, investment and securities operations, life insurance operations and other banking operations.
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