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Things appear to be looking up for SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM)

SK Telecom Co.Ltd (NYSE: SKM) is -17.44% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $21.61 and a high of $31.12 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The SKM stock was last observed hovering at around $22.12 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.1% off its average median price target of $29.18 for the next 12 months. It is also 50.55% off the consensus price target high of $44.53 offered by 22 analysts, but current levels are -15.59% lower than the price target low of $19.05 for the same period.

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Currently trading at $22.02, the stock is -3.89% and -8.21% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.39 million and changing -0.45% at the moment leaves the stock -16.34% off its SMA200. SKM registered -25.73% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -15.89%.

The stock witnessed a -2.22% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -19.69%, and is -3.67% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.17% over the week and 1.55% over the month.

SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM) has around 34847 employees, a market worth around $8.87B and $12.85B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 14.48. Distance from 52-week low is 1.90% and -29.23% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.30%).

SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM) is a “Buy”. 22 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock, where 0 rate it as a Hold and 4 think it is a “Overweight”. 18 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

The EPS is expected to grow by 107.50% this year.

SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 392.20M, and float is at 74.96M with Short Float at 1.71%.

SK Telecom Co.Ltd (SKM): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include KT Corporation (KT) that is trading -5.01% down over the past 12 months and Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (TLK) that is 25.69% higher over the same period. PLDT Inc. (PHI) is 18.24% up on the 1-year trading charts.

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