SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunication services in South Korea. More Details
6 star dividend payer and good value.
Share Price & News
How has SK TelecomLtd's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: A017670 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
KR Wireless Telecom
1 Year Return
KR Wireless Telecom
Return vs Industry: A017670 underperformed the KR Wireless Telecom industry which returned 2.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: A017670 underperformed the KR Market which returned 13.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SK TelecomLtd's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own SK Telecom Co.,Ltd (KRX:017670) Shares?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs SK TelecomLtd (KRX:017670) Using Too Much Debt?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes SK TelecomLtd's (KRX:017670) CEO Salary Compare Well With Industry Peers?
Is SK TelecomLtd undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: A017670 (₩233000) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩334159.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: A017670 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: A017670 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the XA Wireless Telecom industry average (14x).
PE vs Market: A017670 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the KR market (17x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: A017670 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: A017670 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the XA Wireless Telecom industry average (1.9x).
How is SK TelecomLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: A017670's forecast earnings growth (27.3% per year) is above the savings rate (3.9%).
Earnings vs Market: A017670's earnings (27.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the KR market (30.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: A017670's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: A017670's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: A017670's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.7%).
How has SK TelecomLtd performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: A017670 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: A017670's current net profit margins (5.4%) are lower than last year (12.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: A017670's earnings have declined by 0.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: A017670's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: A017670 had negative earnings growth (-54.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Wireless Telecom industry average (-0.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: A017670's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.
How is SK TelecomLtd's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: A017670's short term assets (₩8,261.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩7,435.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: A017670's short term assets (₩8,261.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₩14,505.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: A017670's debt to equity ratio (45%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: A017670's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 53.5% to 45% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: A017670's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.1%).
Interest Coverage: A017670's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).
What is SK TelecomLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: A017670's dividend (4.29%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.91%).
High Dividend: A017670's dividend (4.29%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.83%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: A017670's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: A017670's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (82.5%), A017670's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: A017670's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (32.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Jung-ho Park (57 yo)
Mr. Jung-Ho Park has been the Chief Executive Officer of SK Telecom Co., Ltd. since January 1, 2017 and has been its President and Executive Director since March 2017. Mr. Park serves as the Director at Na ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jung-ho's total compensation ($USD4.00M) is above average for companies of similar size in the KR market ($USD1.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jung-ho's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|President of Mobile Network Operations Division & Executive Director||2.67yrs||₩1.02b||0.00068% |
|Non-Executive Director||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-executive Director||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-executive Director||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-executive Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: A017670's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SK Telecom Co.,Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SK Telecom Co.,Ltd
- Ticker: A017670
- Exchange: KOSE
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: ₩17.004t
- Shares outstanding: 73.14m
- Website: https://www.sktelecom.com
Number of Employees
- SK Telecom Co.,Ltd
- SK T-Tower
- 65, Eulji-ro
- South Korea
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|A017670||KOSE (Korea Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||KR||KRW||Jan 1992|
|SKM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||ADR EACH REPR 0.11111 KRW500||US||USD||Jun 1996|
|SKMD||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||ADR EACH REPR 0.11111 KRW500||GB||USD||Jun 1996|
|KMB||MUN (Boerse Muenchen)||ADR EACH REPR 0.11111 KRW500||DE||EUR||Jun 1996|
|KMB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||ADR EACH REPR 0.11111 KRW500||DE||EUR||Jun 1996|
|SKM N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||ADR EACH REPR 0.11111 KRW500||MX||MXN||Jun 1996|
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunication services in South Korea. The Cellular Services segment offers wireless voice and data transmission, cellular global roaming, interconnection, Intern ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/27 14:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/27 00:00|
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