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Last $38.91 USD
Change Today -0.43 / -1.09%
Volume 632.0K
As of 8:04 PM 09/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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POSCO manufactures and sells steel rolled products and plates in South Korea. Its Steel segment offers cold rolled and hot rolled products, plates, wire rods, silicon steel sheets, and stainless steel products; and pig iron, billets, blooms, and slabs. The company’s Trading segment exports and imports iron and steel, raw materials for steel production, non-ferrous metals, chemicals, automotive parts, machinery and plant equipment, electronics products, agricultural commodities, and textiles; manufactures and sells textiles; and operates a department store. Its Construction segment constructs industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings. The company’s Others segment operates coal and gas power plants with approximately 3,950 megawatts of power generation capacity; operates LNG receiving terminal; produces liquefied natural gas; and provides information and technology consulting, and system network integration and outsourcing services. This segment also offers engineering services for plant construction and operations; equipment for power and energy industries; refractories and lime for steel manufacturing processes; and chemical products. POSCO is also involved in the computer hardware and software distribution, economic research and consulting, business facility maintenance, architecture, electronic commerce, transporting and warehousing, waste handling and disposal, financial investment, advertising agency, bio-tech, financial service, PRT test track construction, electric control engineering, merchandising trade, forest resources development, logistics, wastewater treatment, and crude oil and natural gas mining, as well as real estate development, management, rental, and sale activities. In addition, the company offers non-metallic minerals, LED lightening products, trains, aluminum products, gas, lumber and paper products, and scrap and magnet materials. POSCO was founded in 1968 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Founded in 1968

posco- spon adr (PKX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Inside Director and ...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1B
President, Head of Steel Production Division,...
Total Annual Compensation: 700.0M
Chief Financial and Planning Officer, Senior ...
Total Annual Compensation: 598.0M
Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Stee...
Total Annual Compensation: 692.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

posco- spon adr (PKX) Key Developments

POSCO Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

POSCO reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of KRW 15,189,492 million compared to KRW 16,703,572 million a year ago. Operating profit was KRW 686,344 million compared to KRW 839,111 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was KRW 303,511 million compared to KRW 720,334 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of controlling company was of KRW 198,179 million or KRW 2,374 per basic and diluted share compared to KRW 511,170 million or KRW 6,304 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For six months, the company reported revenue of KRW 30,290,403 million compared to KRW 32,143,700 million a year ago. Operating profit was KRW 1,417,585 million compared to KRW 1,570,374 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was KRW 907,615 million compared to KRW 988,408 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of controlling company was of KRW 536,764 million or KRW 6,506 per basic and diluted share compared to KRW 581,011 million or KRW 7,077 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was KRW 3,674,056 million compared to KRW 79,021 million a year ago. Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment was of KRW 1,428,934 million compared to KRW 1,604,740 million a year ago. Acquisitions of intangible assets were of KRW 159,851 million compared to KRW 146,576 million a year ago.

POSCO and KB Financial Group Sign Memorandum of Understanding

POSCO and KB Financial Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for financial cooperation to strengthen their strategic partnership. With this agreement, POSCO and KB Financial Group will construct cooperative relationship through expanding support for financial and non-financial areas, establishing joint committee and exchanging information on strategic businesses and more based on their accumulated experiences and know-hows. According to the agreement, it is expected that POSCO will not only receive financial support and advice from KB Financial Group but also draw its investment into feasible businesses in the future. In addition, POSCO employees will be able to enjoy various financial benefits in credit loan, asset management consulting, retirement plan and more. The two parties plan to expand their partnership into other areas other than finances.

Koch Interested In Acquiring Arrium's Moly-Cop

Koch Industries, Inc. is one of several international trade buyers looking at Moly-Cop division from Arrium Limited (ASX:ARI). Other potential acquirers include POSCO (KOSE:A005490), Gerdau S.A. (BOVESPA:GGBR4), FLSmidth & Co. A/S (CPSE:FLS) and Metso Corporation (HLSE:MEO1V).


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