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KT Corporation (030200) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


KT Corporation (KT Corp) is a Korea-based telecommunication service provider. The company provides integrated wired and wireless communication services. The company’s service portfolio comprises telephone services including interconnection services to other telecommunications companies, broadband Internet access service, and IPTV services. Besides, it offers a wide range of leased line services, satellite service and information technology, satellite TV service, media contents business, cloud computing services and other data communication services. The company also provides credit card processing and other financial services, real estate business, media contents business and automobile rental services. KT Corp operates across Korea through its subsidiaries including KT DataSystems, KTH, KT Powertel, KT Linkus, and KT Submarine. KT Corp is headquartered in Kyeonggi-Do, South Korea.

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Table Of Contents

KT Corporation (030200) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company 5
KT Corporation - Key Facts 5
KT Corporation - Key Employees 6
KT Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
KT Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
KT Corporation - History 9
KT Corporation - Company Statement 12
KT Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 17
KT Corporation - Business Description 17
KT Corporation - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
KT Corporation - Strengths 18
Strength - Robust Research and Development Capabilities 18
Strength - Comprehensive Service Portfolio 18
Strength - Robust Network Infrastructure 18
KT Corporation - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Declined Operational Performance 19
KT Corporation - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Growing Telecommunications Market: South Korea 19
Opportunity - Demand for LTE Technology 19
KT Corporation - Threats 19
Threat - Intense Competition 19
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 20
KT Corporation - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
KT Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 - Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables

KT Corporation, Key Facts 5
KT Corporation, Key Employees 6
KT Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 7
KT Corporation, Major Products and Services 8
KT Corporation, History 9
KT Corporation, Other Locations 14
KT Corporation, Subsidiaries 15
KT Corporation, Key Competitors 21
KT Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 22
KT Corporation, Annual Ratios 23
KT Corporation, Interim Ratios 26
KT Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 28
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures

KT Corporation, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 25
KT Corporation, Ratio Charts 27

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