Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, South Korean steelmaker POSCO
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at POSCO's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Seoul, South Korea (1968)|
|Market Cap||$29.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$68.9 billion|
|Management||CEO Joon-Yang Chung
CFO Jong-Tae Choi
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||9.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$6.5 billion / $26.8 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 987 members who have rated POSCO believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
One of the largest steel producers in the world and very well positioned geographically. ... The company will benefit from the urbanization and massive amounts of construction going on in China and India. It will also get a boost as the auto industry rebounds in the US. ... And don't forget Japan's rebuilding efforts, as it will need plenty of steel. The final cherry on top is South Korea has undergone a pretty strong period of growth right now with no end in sight, adding to its bottom line.
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