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South Korean (KOSPI) Auto Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 30, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.1%
  • 3M0.7%
  • 1Y33.4%
  • YTD26.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Auto industry has risen 5.6%, driven by gains in Kia and Hyundai Motor of 7.0% and 4.7%, respectively. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 35%. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 3.0% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the South Korean Auto Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 30 May 2024₩105.8t₩271.6t₩20.7t5.3x5.1x0.4x
Sat, 27 Apr 2024₩102.3t₩266.3t₩19.8t5.3x5.2x0.4x
Mon, 25 Mar 2024₩99.2t₩266.3t₩19.8t5.1x5x0.4x
Wed, 21 Feb 2024₩99.9t₩262.3t₩19.0t5.5x5.3x0.4x
Fri, 19 Jan 2024₩74.9t₩262.3t₩19.0t4.1x3.9x0.3x
Sun, 17 Dec 2023₩78.5t₩262.3t₩17.4t5.3x4.5x0.3x
Tue, 14 Nov 2023₩69.3t₩260.0t₩17.7t4.1x3.9x0.3x
Thu, 12 Oct 2023₩75.7t₩256.7t₩15.6t5.2x4.9x0.3x
Sat, 09 Sep 2023₩72.4t₩256.7t₩15.6t5.1x4.6x0.3x
Mon, 07 Aug 2023₩73.2t₩252.0t₩15.3t4.8x4.8x0.3x
Wed, 05 Jul 2023₩79.5t₩245.8t₩14.5t5.5x5.5x0.3x
Fri, 02 Jun 2023₩81.5t₩245.8t₩14.5t5.8x5.6x0.3x
Sun, 30 Apr 2023₩82.4t₩240.1t₩13.4t6.3x6.2x0.3x
Tue, 28 Mar 2023₩71.2t₩229.2t₩11.7t6.4x6.1x0.3x
Thu, 23 Feb 2023₩70.4t₩223.2t₩12.6t6.1x5.6x0.3x
Sat, 21 Jan 2023₩63.6t₩215.7t₩9.9t6.8x6.4x0.3x
Mon, 19 Dec 2022₩63.2t₩215.7t₩9.9t6.8x6.4x0.3x
Wed, 16 Nov 2022₩64.0t₩210.3t₩10.9t6x5.9x0.3x
Fri, 14 Oct 2022₩61.9t₩201.5t₩10.6t6x5.8x0.3x
Sun, 11 Sep 2022₩74.3t₩201.5t₩9.8t7.9x7.6x0.4x
Tue, 09 Aug 2022₩73.7t₩192.3t₩9.2t8.3x8x0.4x
Thu, 07 Jul 2022₩66.5t₩192.3t₩9.2t7.4x7.2x0.3x
Sat, 04 Jun 2022₩72.8t₩192.3t₩9.2t8.1x7.9x0.4x
Mon, 02 May 2022₩72.7t₩190.5t₩9.2t8.1x7.9x0.4x
Wed, 30 Mar 2022₩65.8t₩187.6t₩9.0t7.6x7.3x0.4x
Fri, 25 Feb 2022₩65.8t₩185.8t₩9.4t7.2x7x0.4x
Sun, 23 Jan 2022₩74.6t₩185.5t₩9.1t8.4x8.2x0.4x
Tue, 21 Dec 2021₩76.7t₩185.5t₩9.1t8.6x8.4x0.4x
Thu, 18 Nov 2021₩77.5t₩184.1t₩8.7t9.2x8.9x0.4x
Sat, 16 Oct 2021₩77.7t₩182.8t₩7.1t11.1x10.9x0.4x
Mon, 13 Sep 2021₩76.6t₩182.8t₩7.1t10.7x10.7x0.4x
Wed, 11 Aug 2021₩79.6t₩182.8t₩7.1t11.1x11.1x0.4x
Sun, 06 Jun 2021₩84.5t₩170.2t₩3.8t20.3x22.2x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩84.5tTotal Earnings: ₩3.8tTotal Revenue: ₩170.2tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Auto Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 7.2x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Auto industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 5.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 7.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.36x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Auto industry have grown 76% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 17% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South Korean Consumer Discretionary industry?

KR Market-1.60%
Consumer Discretionary-0.71%
Automobile Manufacturers-2.14%
Motorcycle Manufacturers-7.71%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Automobile Manufacturers industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 7.2x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 3.0%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 38.2% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Automobile Manufacturers industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 3.0% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Automobile Manufacturers industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 3.0% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A000270 Kia₩122.00k2.6%
A000040 KR Motors₩718.00-7.7%
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