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Stock Report: POSCO Sponsored ADR (PKX) Report Updated: May 23, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

POSCO manufactures and sells steel rolled products and plates in South Korea. Its Steel segment offers cold rolled and hot rolled products, plates, wire rods, silicon steel sheets, and stainless steel products; and pig iron, billets, blooms, and slabs. The company’s Trading segment exports and imports iron and steel, raw materials for steel production, non-ferrous metals, chemicals, automotive parts, machinery and plant equipment, electronics products, agricultural commodities, and textiles; manufactures and sells textiles; and operates a department store. Its Construction segment constructs industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings. The company’s Others segment operates coal and gas power plants with approximately 3,950 megawatts of power generation capacity; operates LNG receiving terminal; produces liquefied natural gas; and provides information and technology consulting, and system network integration and outsourcing services. This segment also offers engineering services for plant construction and operations; equipment for power and energy industries; refractories and lime for steel manufacturing processes; and chemical products. POSCO is also involved in the computer hardware and software distribution, economic research and consulting, business facility maintenance, architecture, electronic commerce, transporting and warehousing, waste handling and disposal, financial investment, advertising agency, bio-tech, financial service, PRT test track construction, electric control engineering, merchandising trade, forest resources development, logistics, wastewater treatment, and crude oil and natural gas mining, as well as real estate development, management, rental, and sale activities. In addition, the company offers non-metallic minerals, LED lightening products, trains, aluminum products, gas, lumber and paper products, and scrap and magnet materials. POSCO was founded in 1968 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.