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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 0.39
KB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. KB: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.58 Max: N/A
Current: 0.39
Equity to Asset 0.09
KB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 1353 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 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.96
Interest Coverage 0.13
KB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. KB: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.13
0.07
0.85
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
9.25%
1.16%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.90
KB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 30.31 vs. KB: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.38  Med: 15.81 Max: 50.55
Current: 6.9
-13.38
50.55
Net-margin (%) 19.17
KB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.02 vs. KB: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.28  Med: 15.56 Max: 37.11
Current: 19.17
-9.28
37.11
ROE (%) 5.79
KB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. KB: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.72  Med: 11.43 Max: 29.06
Current: 5.79
-12.72
29.06
ROA (%) 0.51
KB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. KB: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.53  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.51
-0.53
1.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.30
KB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KB: -5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.5  Med: -0.10 Max: 32.9
Current: -5.3
-9.5
32.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -37.60
KB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. KB: -37.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.80 Max: 43.9
Current: -37.6
0
43.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
KB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. KB: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68.6  Med: 4.30 Max: 102.7
Current: -16.8
-68.6
102.7
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

KB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 263,380 sh (+3.18%)
David Dreman 179,521 sh (-0.76%)
Ken Fisher 88,267 sh (-6.96%)
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Q4 2014

KB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 89,028 sh (+0.86%)
Charles Brandes 196,221 sh (-25.50%)
David Dreman 126,790 sh (-29.37%)
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Q1 2015

KB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ken Fisher 235,007 sh (+163.97%)
David Dreman 126,497 sh (-0.23%)
Charles Brandes 183,118 sh (-6.68%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.16
KB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. KB: 8.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 10.24 Max: 163.78
Current: 8.16
1.76
163.78
Forward P/E 7.54
KB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. KB: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.00
KB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. KB: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 10.24 Max: 163.86
Current: 8
1.76
163.86
P/B 0.47
KB's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KB: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.47
0.37
1.94
P/S 1.62
KB's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. KB: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.88 Max: 125.14
Current: 1.62
0.52
125.14
PFCF 254.80
KB's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. KB: 254.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.14 Max: 291.75
Current: 254.8
1.28
291.75
POCF 122.28
KB's POCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. KB: 122.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 5.48 Max: 140.04
Current: 122.28
1.24
140.04
EV-to-EBIT 71.37
KB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. KB: 71.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 35.80 Max: 227.6
Current: 71.37
3.3
227.6
Shiller P/E 8.87
KB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. KB: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.72  Med: 7.24 Max: 20.19
Current: 8.87
2.72
20.19
Days Sales Outstanding 1.48
KB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 34.20 vs. KB: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.18  Med: 40.70 Max: 105.94
Current: 1.48
13.18
105.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.32
KB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. KB: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.46
Current: 2.32
0.14
2.46
Dividend Payout 0.19
KB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
77% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. KB: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.48 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.19
1.28
1.68
Dividend growth (3y) 3.10
KB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
66% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. KB: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 3.1
Current: 3.1
0
3.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.36
KB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. KB: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.46
Current: 2.36
0.14
2.46
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
KB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. KB: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1  Med: -3.10 Max: -22.7
Current: -1.8

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
89% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. KB: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.47
0.51
2.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.45
KB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. KB: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KB' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.45
0.44
2.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
KB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KB: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.15 Max: 47.59
Current: 0.81
0.42
47.59
Price/Graham Number 0.40
KB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 1192 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 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.4
0.34
2.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.39
KB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. KB: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.80 Max: 30.6
Current: 1.39
0.4
30.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -40.46
KB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. KB: -40.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -34.5  Med: 3.20 Max: 6.9
Current: -40.46
-34.5
6.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - Asia
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Traded in other countries:105560.Korea, KB N.Mexico, KBIA.Germany,
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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