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South Korean (KOSPI) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedApr 22, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies73
  • 7D2.3%
  • 3M5.4%
  • 1Y-9.1%
  • YTD-3.9%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has risen 2.3%, driven by gains in Samyang Foods and CJ Cheiljedang of 19% and 6.3%, respectively. In contrast, the industry has lost 9.1% in the last 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 15% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 23 Apr 2024₩28.6t₩123.6t₩2.9t8.9x9.7x0.2x
Thu, 21 Mar 2024₩27.6t₩124.5t₩2.8t8.8x9.8x0.2x
Sat, 17 Feb 2024₩28.4t₩124.5t₩3.0t7.3x9.5x0.2x
Mon, 15 Jan 2024₩30.2t₩126.2t₩3.0t7.5x10.1x0.2x
Wed, 13 Dec 2023₩30.4t₩126.2t₩3.0t7.5x10.2x0.2x
Fri, 10 Nov 2023₩29.6t₩126.7t₩2.6t9.6x11.5x0.2x
Sun, 08 Oct 2023₩29.0t₩126.7t₩2.6t9.5x11.3x0.2x
Tue, 05 Sep 2023₩29.3t₩126.7t₩2.6t10.1x11.4x0.2x
Thu, 03 Aug 2023₩28.9t₩126.2t₩2.2t10.6x13x0.2x
Sat, 01 Jul 2023₩29.6t₩126.2t₩2.2t11.9x13.3x0.2x
Mon, 29 May 2023₩32.1t₩126.1t₩2.2t11.8x14.4x0.3x
Wed, 26 Apr 2023₩32.4t₩124.5t₩2.5t10.6x12.8x0.3x
Fri, 24 Mar 2023₩31.9t₩117.5t₩2.4t10.4x13.1x0.3x
Sun, 19 Feb 2023₩31.9t₩115.3t₩2.2t10.1x14.5x0.3x
Tue, 17 Jan 2023₩31.7t₩115.8t₩2.2t10.4x14.3x0.3x
Thu, 15 Dec 2022₩32.1t₩115.8t₩2.2t10.8x14.5x0.3x
Sat, 12 Nov 2022₩29.7t₩110.6t₩2.7t10.2x11x0.3x
Mon, 10 Oct 2022₩29.7t₩110.6t₩2.7t10x11x0.3x
Wed, 07 Sep 2022₩30.1t₩110.6t₩2.7t10.2x11.1x0.3x
Fri, 05 Aug 2022₩30.7t₩105.4t₩2.7t10.3x11.2x0.3x
Sun, 03 Jul 2022₩30.0t₩105.4t₩2.7t10.3x11x0.3x
Tue, 31 May 2022₩32.3t₩105.3t₩2.7t11.2x11.8x0.3x
Thu, 28 Apr 2022₩33.9t₩101.2t₩2.9t13.7x11.7x0.3x
Sat, 26 Mar 2022₩30.4t₩100.6t₩2.9t12.3x10.3x0.3x
Mon, 21 Feb 2022₩30.0t₩96.9t₩2.8t11.1x10.8x0.3x
Wed, 19 Jan 2022₩29.6t₩96.9t₩2.8t10.5x10.7x0.3x
Fri, 17 Dec 2021₩30.8t₩98.4t₩2.8t10.9x11.1x0.3x
Sun, 14 Nov 2021₩30.6t₩95.7t₩2.7t11.6x11.4x0.3x
Tue, 12 Oct 2021₩31.7t₩95.7t₩2.7t11.8x11.9x0.3x
Thu, 09 Sep 2021₩33.3t₩96.2t₩2.7t13.4x12.4x0.3x
Sat, 07 Aug 2021₩35.4t₩96.2t₩2.7t14.9x13.1x0.4x
Fri, 30 Apr 2021₩33.0t₩94.3t₩2.6t13.1x12.8x0.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

12.8x


Total Market Cap: ₩33.0tTotal Earnings: ₩2.6tTotal Revenue: ₩94.3tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 11.9x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Food 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 9.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 11.9x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.28x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 4.6% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 9.4% 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 Staples industry?

KR Market-3.28%
Consumer Staples2.14%
Food2.26%
Packaged Foods and Meats2.31%
Agricultural Products1.12%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Agricultural Products industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 3.6x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 11.0x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 15% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 21% per year.
  • In contrast, the Packaged Foods and Meats industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 15% 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
A003230 Samyang Foods₩282.00k14.6%
+₩268.5b
139.8%PE16.7x
A097950 CJ Cheiljedang₩342.50k3.0%
+₩160.2b
10.8%PE14.2x
A004370 Nongshim₩393.00k4.8%
+₩104.1b
1.6%PE13.2x
A280360 Lotte WellfoodLtd₩131.50k7.0%
+₩76.0b
25.2%PE16.5x
A005180 Binggrae₩68.40k11.2%
+₩61.0b
52.8%PE7x
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