What Do You Need to Know About KB Financial (KB) Before Investing?

Large-cap Finance company KB Financial has moved 4.0% so far today on a volume of 272,833, compared to its average of 197,028. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 0.0%.

The one analyst following KB Financial has given it a rating of buy and a target price of $69.23 per share. Now, the company is currently trading -16.35% away from its target price.

If you are considering an investment in KB, you'll want to know the following:

  • KB Financial's current price is -58.3% below its Graham number of $138.97, which implies the stock has a margin of safety

  • KB Financial has moved 56.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 26.3%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 8.29, KB Financial has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • KB has a forward P/E ratio of 5.0 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $11.48 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.41 — a number near or below 1 signifying that KB Financial is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 0.0 compared to its sector average of 1.58

  • KB Financial Group Inc. provides a range of banking and related financial services to consumers and corporations in South Korea, the United States, New Zealand, China, Cambodia, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, and internationally.

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