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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 0.40
KB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. KB: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.40 Max: N/A
Current: 0.4
Equity to Asset 0.09
KB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1602 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: 0.05  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.96
Interest Coverage 0.49
KB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. KB: 0.49 )
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: 0.49
0.11
0.85
F-Score: 5
M-Score: -3.36
WACC vs ROIC
8.02%
2.59%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 24.07
KB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 31.11 vs. KB: 24.07 )
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: 24.07
-3.06
50.55
Net-margin (%) 20.20
KB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. KB: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.24  Med: 20.50 Max: 37.11
Current: 20.2
-6.24
37.11
ROE (%) 5.72
KB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. KB: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.29  Med: 6.23 Max: 24.27
Current: 5.72
-3.29
24.27
ROA (%) 0.50
KB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. KB: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
-0.23
1.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.00
KB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. KB: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: -2.95 Max: 68.1
Current: -5
-9.5
68.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.40
KB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 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)(%) -2.90
KB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. KB: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.4  Med: 1.90 Max: 57.1
Current: -2.9
-41.4
57.1
» KB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-22)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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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

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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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 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 8.75
KB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. KB: 8.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 8.79 Max: 132
Current: 8.75
0.94
132
PE(NRI) 8.75
KB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. KB: 8.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 8.79 Max: 132
Current: 8.75
0.94
132
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.57
KB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. KB: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
KB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 10.94 Max: 284.1
Current: 7.57
1.9
284.1
P/B 0.49
KB's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. KB: 0.49 )
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: 0.49
0.37
1.45
P/S 1.73
KB's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. KB: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.86 Max: 125.47
Current: 1.73
0.52
125.47
PFCF 3.68
KB's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. KB: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 5.05 Max: 294.2
Current: 3.68
1.33
294.2
POCF 3.40
KB's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. KB: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 4.97 Max: 141.17
Current: 3.4
1.3
141.17
EV-to-EBIT 21.30
KB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. KB: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 20.50 Max: 101.3
Current: 21.3
3.1
101.3
EV-to-EBITDA 18.83
KB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. KB: 18.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 18.50 Max: 101.3
Current: 18.83
2.8
101.3
PEG 0.17
KB's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. KB: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.49 Max: 6.35
Current: 0.17
0.23
6.35
Shiller P/E 4.54
KB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. KB: 4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 4.96 Max: 8.02
Current: 4.54
3.43
8.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.69
KB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. KB: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.69
0.14
3.57
Dividend Payout 0.24
KB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. KB: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.24
1.12
1.51
Forward Dividend Yield 2.66
KB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. KB: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.69
KB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2505 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. KB: 2.69 )
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: 1.97 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.69
0.14
3.57

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.50
KB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 1747 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. KB: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.68 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.5
0.44
2.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.36
KB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. KB: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.70 Max: 3.52
Current: 0.36
0.27
3.52
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
KB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. KB: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.09 Max: 48.28
Current: 0.95
0.43
48.28
Price/Graham Number 0.44
KB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. KB: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.49 Max: 2.56
Current: 0.44
0.36
2.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
KB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. KB: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 4.90 Max: 32
Current: 4.7
1
32
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.19
KB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.22 vs. KB: -9.19 )
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: 1.50 Max: 41.1
Current: -9.19
-28.5
41.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,962
EPS (TTM) $ 3.63
Beta1.40
Short Percentage of Float0.08%
52-Week Range $22.84 - 33.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)382.26
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