News stories about SK Telecom Co. (NYSE:SKM) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SK Telecom Co. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.5227701555368 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
SK Telecom Co. (SKM) traded up $0.37 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $25.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 294,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 558,626. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The stock has a market cap of $15,926.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.95, a PEG ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 0.41. SK Telecom Co. has a 1-year low of $20.44 and a 1-year high of $28.13.
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on SKM shares. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised SK Telecom Co. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. BidaskClub raised SK Telecom Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised SK Telecom Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $29.00.
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SK Telecom Co. Company Profile
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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