After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $1.02, or 4.96%, to $21.58. The SK Telecom Co.Ltd has recorded 7,934 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted SK Broadband and Swit Enter Partnership to Innovate Company Culture.
SKM belongs to the Communication Services sector of the NYSE while operating in the Telecom Services industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $20.56 and fluctuated between $20.61 as its day high and $20.44 as its day low. The current market capitalization of SK Telecom Co.Ltd is $7.84B. A total of 0.65 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 427.70K shares.
Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. SK Telecom Co.Ltd pays an annual dividend of $2.19, resulting in a dividend yield of 10.63%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.02. SKM’s most recent ex-dividend date was 12/27/2021 when it declared a $0.3867 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/23/2021. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/26/2021 with an ex-dividend date of 9/29/2021. The SKM stock dividend was $0.1840 per share in cash.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for SKM in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $28.18 with high estimates of $44.14 and low estimates of $19.96. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, SKM has a high of $28.10 and a low of $18.32.
As of this writing, SKM has an earnings estimate of $0 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 0 estimates, with a high estimate of $0 per share and a lower estimate of $0.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 18 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for SKM is Underweight with a score of 5.00. A total of 15 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 0 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.