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[STOCK WATCH] Kumho Petrochemical falls after three-day rise


On Sept. 22, Kumho Petrochemical (011780) decreased 1.23% to 64,500won (US$58.46). It had declined 4.57% through the past month. Standard deviation, which indicates variableness, records 2.5% over the same period of time over one month.

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- The Return On Risk, -1.8, it is lower than the industrial median
- Related stocks mixed, Chemicals industry +1.35%
- Individuals and Foreigners buy, Institutions sell
- Turnover Rate and Price Range both proper
- Institution 39.19%, Foreigners 27.02%

Compared with its close competitors within the same industry, KOSPI, as the monthly volatility of Kumho Petrochemical had relatively expanded, the investment return for one month was negative. Over the recent month, the return-on-risk, the return on investment with consideration about risk, was -1.8%. Though the volatility was high, low decreasing rate of stock price lead that the return-on-risk remained around the average of its peer group However, compared with the KOSPI industry, the return-on-risk is below the industrial mean, 0.0, and thus it is hard to say that the industrial comparison performance was positive.

While institutions have been buying Kumho Petrochemical during the past two trading days, foreigners have been selling during the past two trading day. As a shareholding sum by investor group for the past four weeks, foreigners have bought 230,725 shares with a maintenance of shareholding and individuals have bought 60,542 shares changing stance to buying from selling. However, during the same period, institutions have sold 291,267 shares with a selling trend.

Cumulated shareholdings per investor group (1Mo)
Total shareholdings per investor group

By HeRo (

This article is produced by the algorithm developed by the artificial intelligence developer ThinkPool in collaboration with Herald Corp.