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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Potential Takeover Candidate? (NYSE: SKM)

Shares of SKM traded higher by 5.04% or $0.86/share to $17.94. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.03. This indicates that the shares are relatively cheap compared to book value which means the market is pricing in going concern value. The PEG is 1.22. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.74. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 1517030 shares of SKM exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 653453. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

SK TELECOM CO., LTD. is a Korea-based company mainly engaged in the provision of wireless communication services.