KT Corp. (NYSE:KT) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday . 733,045 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 31% from the previous session’s volume of 559,533 shares.The stock last traded at $14.69 and had previously closed at $14.70.

A number of research firms have issued reports on KT. Zacks Investment Research lowered KT Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. TheStreet upgraded KT Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 30th. Finally, HSBC upgraded KT Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. KT Corp. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $15.00.

The firm has a market capitalization of $7.26 billion and a PE ratio of 17.25. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $14.29 and a 200-day moving average of $13.20.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Standard Life Investments LTD increased its position in shares of KT Corp. by 139.3% in the fourth quarter. Standard Life Investments LTD now owns 1,398,072 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,644,000 after buying an additional 813,872 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in shares of KT Corp. by 41.0% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,304,813 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,450,000 after buying an additional 670,754 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of KT Corp. by 6,739.3% in the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 214,411 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,554,000 after buying an additional 211,276 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of KT Corp. by 17.6% in the fourth quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 138,390 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,648,000 after buying an additional 20,684 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of KT Corp. by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 639,551 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,617,000 after buying an additional 8,559 shares during the last quarter.

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