Media coverage about SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) has trended positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SK Telecom earned a news impact score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.2207556968401 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

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A number of analysts recently issued reports on SKM shares. Zacks Investment Research raised SK Telecom from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Citigroup raised SK Telecom from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of SK Telecom in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, CLSA downgraded SK Telecom from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. SK Telecom has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.00.

SK Telecom (NYSE SKM) traded down $0.16 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $27.38. The stock had a trading volume of 87,584 shares, compared to its average volume of 436,121. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,896.95, a P/E ratio of 8.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.42. SK Telecom has a 52 week low of $21.14 and a 52 week high of $28.97.

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The Wireless communications provider reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $3.91 billion during the quarter. SK Telecom had a return on equity of 15.04% and a net margin of 14.23%. sell-side analysts predict that SK Telecom will post 3.17 EPS for the current year.

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SK Telecom Company Profile

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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