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SK Telecom is a company that specializes in the areas of mobile communications, media, security, commerce, and mobility. It is engaged in the commercial development and implementation of wireless and fixed-line technologies and services as well as its platforms. The company offers cellular services (including wireless voice and data transmission services, sales of wireless devices), fixed-line telecommunication services (fixed-line telephone, broadband Internet, advanced media platforms) and business communications services.
TypePublic
Founded1984
HQSeoul, KR
Websitesktelecom.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)34,548(+2%)
Job Openings1,064
Revenue (FY, 2019)₩17.7 T(+6%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)₩303 K
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at SK Telecom

Jung Ho Park

Jung Ho Park

President & CEO
Young Sang Ryu

Young Sang Ryu

President of Mobile Network Operations Division
Daesik Cho

Daesik Cho

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of SK SUPEX Council
Yong Hak Kim

Yong Hak Kim

Independent Director, Chairman of the Board
Jung Ho Ahn

Jung Ho Ahn

Independent Director
Seok Dong Kim

Seok Dong Kim

Independent Director
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SK Telecom Office Locations

SK Telecom has offices in Seoul, Sunnyvale, Beijing, Chiyoda City and in 1 other location
Seoul, KR (HQ)
SK T-Tower, 65, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu
Beijing, CN
27F, SK Tower, No. 6 Jia, Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District
Chiyoda City, JP
1-chōme-1-7 Uchisaiwaichō
Kuala Lumpur, MY
Suite 53A, Level 53, Vista Tower, The Intermark, 348 Jalan Tun Razak
Sunnyvale, CA, US
310 Deguigne Dr
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SK Telecom Financials and Metrics

SK Telecom Revenue

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SK Telecom's revenue was reported to be ₩17.74 t in FY, 2019 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.
KRW

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

4.7t

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

4.0t

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

85.4%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

395.7b

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

361.5b

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

21.7t

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

303.0k

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

1.9t

EV

31.5t
SK Telecom's current market capitalization is ₩21.7 t.
Annual
KRWFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

17.5t16.9t17.7t

Revenue growth, %

(4%)5%

Cost of goods sold

3.1t2.9t2.9t

Gross profit

14.4t14.0t14.9t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

4.2t4.2t4.2t4.4t4.4t4.6t4.5t4.6t4.7t

Cost of goods sold

706.5b694.3b710.1b637.4b694.1b750.4b610.9b639.1b691.7b

Gross profit

3.5t3.5t3.5t3.8t3.7t3.8t3.8t4.0t4.0t

Gross profit Margin, %

83%83%83%86%84%84%86%86%85%
Annual
KRWFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.5t1.5t1.3t

Accounts Receivable

2.1t2.0t2.2t

Prepaid Expenses

197.0b1.8t2.0t

Inventories

272.4b288.1b162.9b
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

1.9t1.8t2.8t2.1t1.5t1.3t1.1t1.5t1.9t

Accounts Receivable

2.1t2.0t1.0t2.0t2.2t2.2t2.1t2.2t2.3t

Prepaid Expenses

1.9t1.9t1.8t1.7t1.8t1.9t2.1t2.1t2.1t

Inventories

254.5b259.3b257.7b263.7b223.9b200.5b208.1b204.3b216.0b
Annual
KRWFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

2.7t3.1t861.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.2t3.3t3.9t

Inventories

(18.0b)(13.4b)115.9b

Accounts Payable

(26.2b)(58.5b)(23.6b)
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

693.4b1.6t2.7t373.6b632.7b907.1b306.8b739.0b1.1t

Depreciation and Amortization

823.9b1.6t2.4t932.3b1.9t2.9t1.0t2.1t3.1t

Inventories

18.1b15.1b16.2b26.0b(9.7b)77.6b(43.2b)(36.7b)(52.1b)

Accounts Payable

(112.9b)(98.0b)(87.8b)(55.8b)(79.5b)(17.7b)13.0b(13.2b)(8.2b)
KRWFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

594.9m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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SK Telecom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ADT CapsOctober 01, 2018
ID QuantiqueApril 30, 2018$65 m
ShopkickSeptember 27, 2017$200 m
LG HelloVisionNovember 30, 2015
iRiver LtdJune 03, 2014
Hana CardFebruary 01, 2010$343.2 m
SK BroadbandSeptember 23, 2008
Hanaro TelecomFebruary 01, 2008$1.2 b
Korea ThrunetJanuary 01, 2006
CyworldAugust 05, 2003
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SK Telecom Revenue Breakdown

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SK Telecom revenue breakdown by business segment: 71.6% from Cellular Services, 17.3% from Fixed-line Telecommunications Services, 6.5% from Security Services and 4.6% from Other

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SK Telecom Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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SK Telecom Online and Social Media Presence

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SK Telecom Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    85/100

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SK Telecom News and Updates

SK Telecom Plans $5 Billion Splurge to Become Korea’s SoftBank

SK Telecom Plans $5 Billion Splurge to Become Korea’s SoftBank

ANVIL by SK Telecom and Action Square will participate in the world's largest game exhibition, E3 2021

SEOUL, South Korea, June 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new blockbuster shooting game, ANVIL by Action Square, will participate in the world's biggest game festival, 'E3 2021'. E3 is the world's largest international game exhibition held in Los Angeles, USA, every year, and has been confirmed...

SK Telecom Co. Ltd. Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F

SEOUL, South Korea, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 29, 2021, SK Telecom Co., Ltd. filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The 2020 Annual Report on Form 20-F can be viewed on www.sktelecom.com, as...

Smart Manufacturing Market to Enlarge Vigorously; Launch of Subscription-based Smart Manufacturing Solutions by SK Telecom to Enable Speedy Expansion, states Fortune Business Insights™

The Report Lists the Main Companies in the Smart Manufacturing Market: ABB Ltd., Siemens AG, General Electric, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Robert Bosch GmBH, Rockwell Automation Inc., Schneider Electric, Honeywell International Inc., Emerson Electric Co., Fanuc Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Co…

SKT Announces FY 2020 Results

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM, hereinafter referred to as “SKT”) today announced its earnings for the year 2020 on a K-IFRS 16 consolidated basis: revenue of KRW 18.625 trillion, operating income of KRW 1.349 trillion, and net income of KRW 1.501 trillion.

SK Telecom to launch Facebook's Oculus VR device in S. Korea

SK Telecom Co., South Korea's largest wireless carrier, said Monday it will release Facebook Inc.'s latest virtual reality (VR) device, the Oculus Quest 2, as the telecom operator seeks to expand its presence in the local VR market.
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SK Telecom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SK Telecom founded?

    SK Telecom was founded in 1984.

  • Who are SK Telecom key executives?

    SK Telecom's key executives are Jung Ho Park, Young Sang Ryu and Daesik Cho.

  • How many employees does SK Telecom have?

    SK Telecom has 34,548 employees.

  • What is SK Telecom revenue?

    Latest SK Telecom annual revenue is ₩17.7 t.

  • What is SK Telecom revenue per employee?

    Latest SK Telecom revenue per employee is ₩513.6 m.

  • Who are SK Telecom competitors?

    Competitors of SK Telecom include Comba Telecom, AIS and Globe Telecom.

  • Where is SK Telecom headquarters?

    SK Telecom headquarters is located at SK T-Tower, 65, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

  • Where are SK Telecom offices?

    SK Telecom has offices in Seoul, Sunnyvale, Beijing, Chiyoda City and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does SK Telecom have?

    SK Telecom has 5 offices.