News headlines about SK Telecom Co. (NYSE:SKM) have trended somewhat negative on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SK Telecom Co. earned a news impact score of -0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- SK Telecom : to Accelerate Popularization of Quantum Cryptography with Ultra-Small, Low-Cost QRNG (4-traders.com)
- SK Telecom Co., Ltd. — Moody’s: SK Telecom’s 2Q 2016 results consistent with its A3 ratings (finance.yahoo.com)
- SK Telecom : Ld (GDR) – 2017 2Q Earning Results (4-traders.com)
- SK Telecom Co., Ltd. 2017 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides (seekingalpha.com)
- SK Hynix Inc. — Moody’s: SK Hynix’s strong 2Q 2017 results support its Ba1 rating (finance.yahoo.com)
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of SK Telecom Co. in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Credit Suisse Group downgraded SK Telecom Co. from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. BidaskClub downgraded SK Telecom Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded SK Telecom Co. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Finally, 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. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. SK Telecom Co. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.00.
SK Telecom Co. (SKM) remained flat at $27.51 during mid-day trading on Friday. 386,877 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $25.52 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.97. The stock has a market cap of $17.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.72 and a beta of 0.34. SK Telecom Co. has a 52-week low of $20.44 and a 52-week high of $27.89.
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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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