It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for KT Corporation (KT) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.22, or -1.87%, to $11.53. The KT Corporation has recorded 6,439 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted KT Corp. Files 2022 Annual Report on Form 20-F.
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KT Corporation is listed on the NYSE in the Communication Services sector while operating in the Telecom Services industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $11.75 and fluctuated between $11.87 as its day high and $11.66 as its day low. The current market capitalization of KT Corporation is $6.09B. A total of 1.93 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.27M shares.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. KT Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.73, resulting in a dividend yield of 6.20%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 5.93. KT’s most recent ex-dividend date was 12/30/2021 when it declared a $0.6360 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 5/4/2022.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for KT in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $16.68 with high estimates of $26.69 and low estimates of $11.45. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KT has a high of $15.23 and a low of $11.11.
As of this writing, KT 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
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. KT’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $4.21T in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $8.44T in debt and $10.07T in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $24.64, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $16.57T.
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. Currently, 0 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 KT is Buy with a score of 4.33.