News stories about SK Telecom Co. (NYSE:SKM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SK Telecom Co. earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.8233337836899 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Initiating Research Reports on Wireless Communications Equities — SK Telecom … (prnewswire.com)
- Initiating Research Reports on Wireless Communications Equities — SK Telecom, Telephone and Data Systems, TELUS, and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri (tmcnet.com)
- SK Hynix Inc. — Moody’s: SK Hynix’s proposed investment in Toshiba’s semiconductor business has no rating impact (finance.yahoo.com)
- SK Telecom’s ICT Experience Center ‘T.um’ Reopens After Massive Upgrade (finance.yahoo.com)
- Short Interest in SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (SKM) Drops By 48.9% (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of SK Telecom Co. (SKM) opened at 24.85 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.81 billion, a PE ratio of 8.92 and a beta of 0.35. SK Telecom Co. has a 52-week low of $20.44 and a 52-week high of $28.13. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $24.71 and a 200-day moving average price of $25.01.
A number of analysts have recently commented on SKM shares. BidaskClub upgraded SK Telecom Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded SK Telecom Co. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut SK Telecom Co. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.00.
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About SK Telecom Co.
SK Telecom Co, Ltd. provides wireless telecommunications in Korea. The Company is engaged in the commercial development and implementation of wireless and fixed-line technologies and services, as well as develop its platforms, including Internet of things (IoT) solutions, lifestyle enhancement and advanced media.
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