Media coverage about POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. POSCO earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.7645491469511 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Analyzing Dynamic Materials Corp. (BOOM) & POSCO (PKX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- 3 Steel Stocks Galvanized for Solid Upside in the Second Half (finance.yahoo.com)
- Analysts Are Gushing Over POSCO (PKX), Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) (vothemes.com)
- Head-To-Head Review: POSCO (PKX) and Mechel PAO (MTL) (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently commented on PKX shares. CLSA raised shares of POSCO from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. BidaskClub raised shares of POSCO from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Standpoint Research lowered shares of POSCO from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, UBS AG raised shares of POSCO from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $64.00.
POSCO (NYSE:PKX) traded down 0.67% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $73.75. 165,223 shares of the stock were exchanged. POSCO has a one year low of $47.45 and a one year high of $77.76. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $73.79 and a 200 day moving average price of $64.81. The firm has a market capitalization of $23.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.20 and a beta of 1.12.
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POSCO is a Korea-based company principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of steel products. The Company operates in four segments: steel, trading, construction, and others. The steel segment includes production of steel products and sale of such products. The trading segment consists of global trading activities of POSCO Daewoo Corporation, exporting and importing a range of steel products that are both obtained from and supplied to it, as well as between other suppliers and purchasers in Korea and overseas.
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