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KB Financial Stock: Too Cheap To Ignore

Aug. 01, 2022 10:09 AM ETKB Financial Group Inc. (KB) Stock4 Comments


  • KB Financial's Q2 2022 bottom line exceeded market expectations, thanks to NIM expansion and profit growth for its credit card business.
  • KB's recently announced KRW150 billion treasury share cancellation sends a positive signal about the company's commitment towards future shareholder capital return.
  • KB Financial stock is a Buy, as it is too cheap to ignore, taking into account its P/B, P/E and dividend yield metrics.
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Comments (4)

Ryan Bowen profile picture
@The Value Pendulum thanks for the update and coverage here Any updated reflections on Woori given their growth last quarter?
BeaBaggage profile picture
$KB is on my radar, I don't like the big Korean tax on divs, you can get a slight reduction w onerous paperwork if your broker participates but still no guarantee you get it..so a decent net of tax div and capital gain potential imo but there are other better things to buy at this time imo. Bea
Tudor Invest Holdings profile picture
@The Value Pendulum

Thanks for your update.

If it is too cheap to ignore, why are you not long?

Long & strong.
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