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Friday, May 11, 2012

Stocks with Strong Financial Metrics (NYSE: KB)

Shares of KB fell by 2.69% or $-0.91/share to $32.90. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.64. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.45 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 1.69. On average, 156679 shares of KB exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 32587. These factors combined may make this company a potential takeover candidate. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

KB Financial Group Inc. is a Korea-based holding company engaged in the management of its subsidiaries.