Media coverage about SK Telecom Co. (NYSE:SKM) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. 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 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.1395872649133 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of SK Telecom Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SK Telecom Co. from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. SK Telecom Co. has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $29.00.

Shares of SK Telecom Co. (NYSE:SKM) traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $26.80. 143,245 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 552,400. SK Telecom Co. has a fifty-two week low of $20.44 and a fifty-two week high of $28.13. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $16,981.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 0.41.

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SK Telecom Co. 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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