NYSE:KT (Korea, South) Also trade in: Germany Korea UK

KT Corp

$ 11.91 -0.15 (-1.24%)
Volume: 455,237 Avg Vol (1m): 918,353
Market Cap $: 5.73 Bil Enterprise Value $: 9.55 Bil
P/E (TTM): 11.55 P/B: 0.52
Earnings Power Value -16.22
Net Current Asset Value -12.54
Tangible Book 16.97
Projected FCF 25.35
Median P/S Value 3.85
Graham Number 17.76
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
YTD (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.56
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
55.53% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.3, Min: 0.01
KT: 0.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.09, Med: 0.24, Max: 0.56
Current: 0.56
0.09
0.56
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
53.03% of 413 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1.73, Med: 0.41, Min: -9.22
KT: 0.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.26, Med: 0.37, Max: 0.52
Current: 0.43
0.26
0.52
Debt-to-Equity 0.51
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
57.75% of 329 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 156.37, Med: 0.74, Min: 0.01
KT: 0.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.93, Max: 1.97
Current: 0.51
0.29
1.97
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.38
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
52.96% of 338 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 170.63, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.01
KT: 2.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.42, Med: 1.98, Max: 4.25
Current: 2.38
1.42
4.25
Interest Coverage 4.21
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
55.43% of 350 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10251854, Med: 6.29, Min: 0.01
KT: 4.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.16, Med: 3.63, Max: 5.49
Current: 4.21
1.16
5.49
Piotroski F-Score 4
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9
Altman Z-Score 1.56
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.23
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 2.61%
WACC 3.4%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 3.47
Operating Margin ranked lower than
60.96% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 232.55, Med: 10.31, Min: -4525.49
KT: 3.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.44, Med: 5.46, Max: 16.12
Current: 3.47
2.44
16.12
Net Margin % 3.27
Net Margin ranked lower than
55.66% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 9285.42, Med: 5.09, Min: -3372.16
KT: 3.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.56, Med: 2.64, Max: 6.55
Current: 3.27
-4.56
6.55
ROE % 4.84
ROE ranked lower than
55.24% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 288.87, Med: 8.37, Min: -413.61
KT: 4.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.34, Med: 5.17, Max: 12.66
Current: 4.84
-9.34
12.66
ROA % 1.96
ROA ranked lower than
53.44% of 421 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 179.11, Med: 3, Min: -294.78
KT: 1.96
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -3, Med: 1.98, Max: 4.9
Current: 1.96
-3
4.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.40
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
62.68% of 418 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 16520.65, Med: 17.16, Min: -4885.96
KT: 8.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.02, Med: 9.01, Max: 16.12
Current: 8.4
-5.02
16.12
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 1.10
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
51.17% of 383 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 208, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
KT: 1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -89.6, Med: 3.6, Max: 1134.9
Current: 1
-89.6
1134.9
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -0.30
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
72.93% of 351 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 152.5, Med: 4.3, Min: -72.7
KT: -0.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -89.6, Med: -0.15, Max: 1128.8
Current: -0.3
-89.6
1128.8
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 16.90
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
100.00% of 310 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 158.8, Med: 4, Min: -442.9
KT: 16.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -0.75, Max: 75.4
Current: 16.9
0
75.4

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Business Description

Industry Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS : 517919    SIC : 4813
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Traded in other countries KTC.Germany 030200.Korea
Address KT Gwanghwamun Building East, 33, Jong-ro 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, KOR, 03155
KT is South Korea's largest fixed-line telecom operator, with around 15.6 million customers. It is the largest broadband firm in the country, with 8.8 million customers, and the second-largest wireless operator with 20.1 million subscribers; the company also has 7.5 million pay-television customers. Additionally, it has about 30 nontelecom businesses that it consolidated for the first time during the first quarter of 2011. These nontelecom businesses and wireless data are the focus of its growth strategy.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 11.55
PE Ratio ranked higher than
81.27% of 315 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 650.42, Med: 19.33, Min: 0.01
KT: 11.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.1, Med: 13.84, Max: 34.51
Current: 11.55
5.1
34.51
Forward PE Ratio 9.34
Forward P/E ranked higher than
91.20% of 125 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3333.33, Med: 19.53, Min: 3.45
KT: 9.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 11.55
PE without NRI ranked higher than
81.73% of 312 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 2901, Med: 19.26, Min: 0.01
KT: 11.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.14, Med: 14.99, Max: 44.04
Current: 11.55
5.14
44.04
PB Ratio 0.52
PB Ratio ranked higher than
95.65% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 387.18, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.07
KT: 0.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.52, Med: 0.71, Max: 1.17
Current: 0.52
0.52
1.17
PS Ratio 1.18
PS Ratio ranked higher than
60.74% of 405 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 653.39, Med: 1.5, Min: 0.02
KT: 1.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.38, Max: 1.31
Current: 1.18
0.29
1.31
EV-to-EBIT 9.99
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
82.28% of 333 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3021.38, Med: 15.66, Min: 0.52
KT: 9.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -1053.4, Med: 10, Max: 342.6
Current: 9.99
-1053.4
342.6
EV-to-EBITDA 4.04
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
88.46% of 364 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 425.89, Med: 8.29, Min: 0.45
KT: 4.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -11.2, Med: 3.8, Max: 8.4
Current: 4.04
-11.2
8.4
EV-to-Revenue 0.62
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
91.59% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 672.89, Med: 2.06, Min: 0.04
KT: 0.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 0.7, Max: 1.1
Current: 0.62
0.5
1.1
PEG Ratio 4.39
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
100.00% of 136 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 200.8, Med: 2.16, Min: 0.06
KT: 4.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.88, Med: 1.61, Max: 18.1
Current: 4.39
0.88
18.1
Shiller PE Ratio 10.10
Shiller PE Ratio ranked higher than
63.95% of 147 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3706.51, Med: 16.05, Min: 0.05
KT: 10.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.66, Med: 7.35, Max: 11.44
Current: 10.1
4.66
11.44
Current Ratio 1.29
Current Ratio ranked lower than
55.07% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.12, Min: 0.02
KT: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.55, Med: 0.95, Max: 1.35
Current: 1.29
0.55
1.35
Quick Ratio 1.18
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
54.83% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.02
KT: 1.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 0.92, Max: 1.27
Current: 1.18
0.53
1.27
Days Inventory 22.89
Days Inventory ranked lower than
53.80% of 316 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 589.45, Med: 17.84, Min: 0.04
KT: 22.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.48, Med: 35.88, Max: 55.45
Current: 22.89
17.48
55.45
Days Sales Outstanding 61.63
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
58.66% of 404 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 935.64, Med: 54.05, Min: 0.74
KT: 61.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 45.88, Med: 54.97, Max: 86.31
Current: 61.63
45.88
86.31
Days Payable 44.41
Days Payable ranked lower than
65.08% of 378 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 999.95, Med: 96.88, Min: 0.53
KT: 44.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 39.64, Med: 96.14, Max: 387.03
Current: 44.41
39.64
387.03

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 30.10
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
100.00% of 195 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 148.1, Med: 3.2, Min: -100
KT: 30.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 60.9
Current: 30.1
0
60.9

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.70
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
91.67% of 288 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1006.67, Med: 2.9, Min: 0.1
KT: 0.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.75, Med: 1.16, Max: 2.24
Current: 0.7
0.75
2.24
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.49
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
87.76% of 245 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 407, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.05
KT: 0.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.52, Med: 0.98, Max: 5.43
Current: 0.49
0.52
5.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.09
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
95.42% of 371 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 50, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
KT: 3.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.81, Med: 1.37, Max: 4.08
Current: 3.09
0.81
4.08
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.57
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked higher than
88.50% of 200 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 14.2, Med: 9999, Min: 0.02
KT: 0.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.56, Med: 0.76, Max: 1.45
Current: 0.57
0.56
1.45
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
86.15% of 426 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 192.31, Med: 4.81, Min: -277.78
KT: 10.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -58.7, Med: 9.4, Max: 34.9
Current: 10.01
-58.7
34.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -13.36
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
83.70% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 893.67, Med: 6.98, Min: -384.46
KT: -13.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -13.9, Med: -8, Max: 12.6
Current: -13.36
-13.9
12.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 15,917.57
EPS (TTM) $ 1.07
Beta 0.33
Volatility % 16.4
52-Week Range $ 11.8 - 15.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 490.29

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 4
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA N
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA N
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N