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South Korean (KOSPI) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D5.0%
  • 3M-12.6%
  • 1Y0.2%
  • YTD-4.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 1.6%, driven by a pullback from ORION of 3.8%. As for the longer term, the industry's performance has been flat for the past year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 07 Dec 2021₩29.6t₩98.5t₩2.8t10.3x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021₩31.6t₩95.7t₩2.7t12.2x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021₩31.8t₩95.7t₩2.7t12.1x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021₩33.8t₩96.2t₩2.7t13.7x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021₩35.3t₩96.2t₩2.7t14.7x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021₩32.6t₩94.3t₩2.6t12.7x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020₩30.3t₩92.8t₩2.6t13.6x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020₩29.6t₩91.9t₩2.6t11x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020₩29.5t₩90.6t₩2.2t12.2x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020₩23.0t₩89.6t₩1.9t10.6x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020₩27.1t₩88.0t₩1.5t15.2x
Mon, 07 Oct 2019₩27.5t₩85.1t₩1.3t17x
Sun, 30 Jun 2019₩29.7t₩83.3t₩1.5t16x
Wed, 03 Apr 2019₩31.6t₩81.6t₩2.2t15.3x
Sat, 05 Jan 2019₩30.3t₩80.5t₩2.4t13.6x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩30.3tTotal Earnings: ₩2.4tTotal Revenue: ₩80.5t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 13.9x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 2.2% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 7.9% 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 Food industry?

Agricultural Products6.21%
Packaged Foods and Meats4.92%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Agricultural Products industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 19.3x. It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 13.5x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 9.9% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

A097950 CJ Cheiljedang6.8%+₩384.6b3.2%PE14.4x
A271560 ORION2.5%+₩98.8b-16.0%PE17x
A004370 Nongshim5.4%+₩86.7b0.9%PE16x
A280360 Lotte Confectionery10.2%+₩73.7b19.8%PE14.1x
A003230 Samyang Foods8.9%+₩55.0b-11.5%PE15.4x
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