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POSCO

$ 52.63 0.46 (0.88%)
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Volume: 133,761 Avg Vol (1m): 183,757
Market Cap $: 18.48 Bil Enterprise Value $: 29.58 Bil
P/E (TTM): 15.39 P/B: 0.44
Earnings Power Value 17.67
Net Current Asset Value -2.99
Tangible Book 104.23
Projected FCF 150
Median P/S Value 73.43
Graham Number 89.56
Peter Lynch Value 38.03
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

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 0.53
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
63.69% of 515 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.29, Min: -0.01
PKX: 0.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.18, Med: 0.34, Max: 1.35
Current: 0.53
0.18
1.35
Equity-to-Asset 0.55
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
65.63% of 515 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 0.99, Med: 0.46, Min: -1.55
PKX: 0.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 0.53, Max: 0.81
Current: 0.55
0.39
0.81
Debt-to-Equity 0.47
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
59.67% of 419 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 71.21, Med: 0.61, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.11, Med: 0.53, Max: 1.05
Current: 0.47
0.11
1.05
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.80
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
57.25% of 400 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 255.78, Med: 3.37, Min: 0.01
PKX: 2.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.79, Med: 3.56, Max: 6.08
Current: 2.8
1.79
6.08
Interest Coverage 6.79
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
51.50% of 433 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 24834792, Med: 8.43, Min: 0.02
PKX: 6.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.9, Med: 5.84, Max: 9.56
Current: 6.79
2.9
9.56
Piotroski F-Score 5
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Altman Z-Score 2.40
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.42
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 4.5%
WACC 5.09%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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 % 8.10
Operating Margin ranked higher than
70.75% of 523 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 6027.55, Med: 4.32, Min: -67857.5
PKX: 8.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.9, Med: 6.87, Max: 11.72
Current: 8.1
3.9
11.72
Net Margin % 2.24
Net Margin ranked higher than
68.26% of 523 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 2960.2, Med: 2.7, Min: -46415
PKX: 2.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 3.24, Max: 8.73
Current: 2.24
0.29
8.73
ROE % 3.29
ROE ranked higher than
52.55% of 491 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 285.08, Med: 6.13, Min: -1219.11
PKX: 3.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.33, Med: 5.08, Max: 12.48
Current: 3.29
0.33
12.48
ROA % 1.82
ROA ranked higher than
59.40% of 532 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 163.58, Med: 2.85, Min: -619.97
PKX: 1.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.21, Med: 2.63, Max: 6.94
Current: 1.82
0.21
6.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
59.70% of 531 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 5825.53, Med: 8.76, Min: -49100
PKX: 9.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.96, Med: 9.35, Max: 22.28
Current: 9.04
1.96
22.28
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 3.60
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
58.58% of 507 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 334.2, Med: -0.1, Min: -100
PKX: 3.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.8, Med: 11.75, Max: 23.6
Current: 3.6
-5.8
23.6
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 22.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
59.37% of 443 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 516.8, Med: 9.1, Min: -231.2
PKX: 22.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -16.3, Med: 6.2, Max: 32.3
Current: 22.4
-16.3
32.3
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 79.40
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
85.32% of 395 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 4123.2, Med: 15.3, Min: -141.2
PKX: 79.4
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: -44.3, Med: 0, Max: 79.4
Current: 79.4
-44.3
79.4

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Business Description

Industry Steel » Steel    NAICS : 331110    SIC : 3312
Compare MIC:NLMK NYSE:NUE LUX:MTL TSE:5401 MIC:CHMF TPE:2002 LSE:EVR SHSE:600010 TSE:8015 BOM:500228 SHSE:600019 NSE:TATASTEEL TSE:5411 MIC:MAGN NAS:STLD BSP:CSNA3 NYSE:RS BSP:GGBR3 OSTO:SSAB A SZSE:000898
Traded in other countries 5412.Japan 005490.Korea PKXN.Mexico N5ZD.Singapore PIDD.UK
Address POSCO Center, 440 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, KOR, 06194
Posco is the largest steel producer in South Korea and one of the top steel producers globally. It mainly produces flat steel and stainless steel from its two integrated steel facilities. It is exposed to the auto, shipbuilding, home appliance, engineering, and machinery industries. Posco controls around 40% of South Korean domestic market share and exports around 45%-50% of its steel products overseas, mainly to Asian countries. Through diversification, around 15%-20% of its revenue comes from nonsteel and trading-related businesses.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 15.39
PE Ratio ranked higher than
67.34% of 395 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 4893.48, Med: 11.68, Min: 0.2
PKX: 15.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.16, Med: 13.18, Max: 125.06
Current: 15.39
6.16
125.06
Forward PE Ratio 8.18
Forward P/E ranked higher than
65.31% of 49 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 71.94, Med: 9.02, Min: 4.58
PKX: 8.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.39
PE without NRI ranked higher than
67.26% of 394 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 4893.48, Med: 11.91, Min: 0.2
PKX: 15.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.16, Med: 13.18, Max: 125.06
Current: 15.39
6.16
125.06
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.74
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
59.02% of 205 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 2160, Med: 12.22, Min: 0.01
PKX: 9.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.64, Med: 33.35, Max: 157.46
Current: 9.74
9.64
157.46
PB Ratio 0.44
PB Ratio ranked higher than
76.51% of 481 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 106.42, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.31, Med: 0.62, Max: 1.54
Current: 0.44
0.31
1.54
PS Ratio 0.30
PS Ratio ranked higher than
54.28% of 514 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 1211.76, Med: 0.47, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.22, Med: 0.42, Max: 1.45
Current: 0.3
0.22
1.45
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.46
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
72.07% of 179 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 977, Med: 12.53, Min: 0.11
PKX: 6.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.71, Med: 7.56, Max: 493.25
Current: 6.46
2.71
493.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.40
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
80.53% of 226 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 504.89, Med: 8.41, Min: 0.09
PKX: 3.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.69, Med: 5.15, Max: 24.49
Current: 3.4
1.69
24.49
EV-to-EBIT 8.48
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
65.73% of 426 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 3249.7, Med: 10.77, Min: 0.28
PKX: 8.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.6, Med: 11.7, Max: 49.1
Current: 8.48
-5.6
49.1
EV-to-EBITDA 4.67
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
84.15% of 448 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 3215.45, Med: 8.71, Min: 0.28
PKX: 4.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.4, Med: 6.7, Max: 10.8
Current: 4.67
-6.4
10.8
EV-to-Revenue 0.52
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
58.91% of 516 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 1546.43, Med: 0.77, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 0.8, Max: 1.4
Current: 0.52
0.5
1.4
PEG Ratio 1.65
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
100.00% of 180 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 188.55, Med: 0.95, Min: 0.01
PKX: 1.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.27, Med: 1.55, Max: 55.92
Current: 1.65
0.27
55.92
Shiller PE Ratio 9.73
Shiller PE Ratio ranked higher than
70.77% of 130 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 596.84, Med: 13.91, Min: 1.1
PKX: 9.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.64, Med: 10.3, Max: 20.52
Current: 9.73
5.64
20.52
Current Ratio 1.83
Current Ratio ranked higher than
61.36% of 515 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 124.3, Med: 1.45, Min: 0.05
PKX: 1.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.17, Med: 1.63, Max: 5.18
Current: 1.83
1.17
5.18
Quick Ratio 1.24
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
63.50% of 515 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 124.3, Med: 0.91, Min: 0.02
PKX: 1.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.82, Med: 1.09, Max: 3.7
Current: 1.24
0.82
3.7
Days Inventory 69.73
Days Inventory ranked higher than
53.64% of 494 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 888.73, Med: 74.74, Min: 0.3
PKX: 69.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 67.38, Med: 70.29, Max: 81.23
Current: 69.73
67.38
81.23
Days Sales Outstanding 58.50
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
50.88% of 509 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 980.47, Med: 58.8, Min: 0.29
PKX: 58.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 48.45, Med: 56.34, Max: 64.26
Current: 58.5
48.45
64.26
Days Payable 28.36
Days Payable ranked lower than
70.59% of 493 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 980.69, Med: 48.04, Min: 0.12
PKX: 28.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 27.32, Med: 31.75, Max: 46.27
Current: 28.36
27.32
46.27

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 4.37
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
50.10% of 519 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 30.47, Med: 2.52, Min: 0.08
PKX: 4.37
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.14, Med: 2.58, Max: 4.97
Current: 4.37
1.14
4.97
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.57
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
77.05% of 305 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 345.93, Med: 0.25, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.45, Med: 0.9, Max: 4.62
Current: 0.57
0.45
4.62
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 7.70
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
54.24% of 236 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 163, Med: 4, Min: -100
PKX: 7.7
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: 7.7
Current: 7.7
0
7.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.21
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
75.95% of 499 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 30.47, Med: 2.89, Min: 0.08
PKX: 3.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 4.01
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
56.69% of 501 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 274.49, Med: 2.93, Min: 0.04
PKX: 4.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.05, Med: 2.37, Max: 4.56
Current: 4.01
1.05
4.56

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.50
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
72.73% of 473 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 106.42, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.38, Med: 0.84, Max: 1.82
Current: 0.5
0.38
1.82
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.35
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
74.91% of 291 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 697.5, Med: 0.78, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.35
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: 0.35, Med: 1.44, Max: 35.68
Current: 0.35
0.35
35.68
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.72
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
62.12% of 491 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 9.08, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 1.42, Max: 3.96
Current: 0.72
0.53
3.96
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.38
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
100.00% of 107 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 20.26, Med: 0.68, Min: 0.01
PKX: 1.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.16, Med: 0.4, Max: 1.6
Current: 1.38
0.16
1.6
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.59
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked higher than
79.68% of 374 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 15.91, Med: 0.77, Min: 0.01
PKX: 0.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 0.69, Max: 1.57
Current: 0.59
0.39
1.57
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
72.50% of 531 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 357.14, Med: 7.1, Min: -625
PKX: 11.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -74.8, Med: 8.25, Max: 21.4
Current: 11.78
-74.8
21.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 25.01
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
59.94% of 327 companies
in the Steel industry.
Industry Max: 331.54, Med: 2.79, Min: -4809.95
PKX: 25.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -24.2, Med: -1, Max: 25.9
Current: 25.01
-24.2
25.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 58,469.35
EPS (TTM) $ 4.06
Beta 1.1
Volatility % 20.22
52-Week Range $ 46.89 - 79.08
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 348.75

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y