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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.41
KB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. KB: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.58 Max: N/A
Current: 0.41
Equity to Asset 0.09
KB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 1536 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: 0.08 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.96
Interest Coverage 0.33
KB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. KB: 0.33 )
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: 0.85
Current: 0.33
0.06
0.85
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
8.91%
2.02%
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 (%) 19.41
KB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 30.52 vs. KB: 19.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.09  Med: 29.04 Max: 50.55
Current: 19.41
5.09
50.55
Net-margin (%) 20.45
KB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 21.98 vs. KB: 20.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 20.95 Max: 37.11
Current: 20.45
1.92
37.11
ROE (%) 5.52
KB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. KB: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 7.12 Max: 29.06
Current: 5.52
0.82
29.06
ROA (%) 0.49
KB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. KB: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.49
0.06
1.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.00
KB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. KB: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: -0.10 Max: 68.1
Current: -7
-15.6
68.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.30
KB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. KB: -16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.3  Med: 10.05 Max: 44.6
Current: -16.3
-52.3
44.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
KB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. KB: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.6  Med: 4.30 Max: 102.7
Current: -16.4
-68.6
102.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

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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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%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 6.92
KB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.47 vs. KB: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 9.95 Max: 163.78
Current: 6.92
1.76
163.78
Forward P/E 7.54
KB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. KB: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.92
KB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. KB: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 9.95 Max: 163.86
Current: 6.92
1.76
163.86
P/B 0.39
KB's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 2221 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. KB: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.39
0.37
1.45
P/S 1.57
KB's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 2389 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. KB: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.84 Max: 125.14
Current: 1.57
0.52
125.14
PFCF 2.51
KB's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. KB: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.11 Max: 12.46
Current: 2.51
1.28
12.46
POCF 2.38
KB's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. KB: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 5.53 Max: 13.89
Current: 2.38
1.24
13.89
EV-to-EBIT 25.41
KB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 2133 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. KB: 25.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 27.20 Max: 172.4
Current: 25.41
3.3
172.4
EV-to-EBITDA 22.33
KB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. KB: 22.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 23.80 Max: 89.7
Current: 22.33
2.9
89.7
PEG 0.45
KB's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. KB: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.97 Max: 9.31
Current: 0.45
0.88
9.31
Shiller P/E 4.08
KB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. KB: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 6.06 Max: 10.31
Current: 4.08
3.95
10.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.88
KB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 2363 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. KB: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.91 Max: 2.96
Current: 2.88
0.14
2.96
Dividend Payout 0.19
KB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. KB: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.39 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.19
1.28
1.49
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.10
KB's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
63% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. KB: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
KB' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 3.1
Current: 3.1
0
3.1
Forward Dividend Yield 2.88
KB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 2153 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. KB: 2.88 )
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
57% of the 2367 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 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: 1.91 Max: 2.96
Current: 2.89
0.14
2.96
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
KB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. KB: -1.80 )
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: -22.7  Med: -3.10 Max: 1.1
Current: -1.8
-22.7
1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.40
KB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. KB: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.4
0.48
2.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.23
KB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. KB: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.40 Max: 8.81
Current: 0.23
0.27
8.81
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
KB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 2020 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. KB: 0.77 )
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: 1.08 Max: 48.99
Current: 0.77
0.43
48.99
Price/Graham Number 0.35
KB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. KB: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.35
0.36
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.96
KB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. KB: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 3.70 Max: 30.6
Current: 3.96
0.6
30.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.22
KB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.68 vs. KB: 4.22 )
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: -15.1  Med: 2.20 Max: 8.7
Current: 4.22
-15.1
8.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6816
EPS $ 3.61
Beta1.24
Short Percentage of Float0.06%
52-Week Range $22.84 - 38.91
Shares Outstanding(Mil)386.35

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 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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