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South Korean (KOSPI) Financials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies138
  • 7D-0.5%
  • 3M-3.6%
  • 1Y15.3%
  • YTD16.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Financials industry has risen 1.1%, driven by gains from KakaoBank of 4.5%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 18%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the South Korean Financials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 29 Nov 2021₩190.0t₩315.4t₩33.2t7.3x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021₩199.3t₩323.9t₩30.7t7.9x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021₩191.5t₩323.6t₩30.5t7.4x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021₩193.6t₩326.3t₩30.5t5.2x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021₩162.6t₩326.6t₩30.5t6.2x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021₩149.1t₩317.4t₩28.2t6.2x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021₩130.7t₩330.1t₩23.0t5.8x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020₩111.4t₩317.2t₩21.9t5.4x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020₩101.4t₩314.1t₩20.2t5.9x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020₩96.8t₩315.4t₩20.1t5.8x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020₩136.8t₩273.3t₩21.0t6.8x
Thu, 10 Oct 2019₩133.7t₩270.2t₩20.2t7.9x
Wed, 03 Jul 2019₩148.6t₩263.4t₩20.2t8.7x
Sat, 06 Apr 2019₩145.1t₩258.1t₩21.1t8x
Tue, 08 Jan 2019₩147.7t₩261.3t₩21.7t8.4x
PE Ratio

7.8x

Total Market Cap: ₩152.2tTotal Earnings: ₩22.1tTotal Revenue: ₩253.4t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year
201920202021

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 7.3x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Financials industry have grown 14% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 7.5% 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 Financials sector?

Diversified Financial2.50%
Mortgage Finance2.45%
Banks0.32%
Consumer Finance-1.12%
Capital Markets-1.76%
Insurance-2.23%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Diversified Financial industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 10.4x. 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 Banks industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 4.8x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Consumer Finance industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 3.6% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 22% per year. Meanwhile, the Capital Markets industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 7.4% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

Company7D1YValuation
A323410 KakaoBank8.3%+₩2.6tn/aPB11.5x
A000060 Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance5.2%+₩180.4b110.8%PE6.8x
A294570 COOCON7.8%+₩58.4bn/aPE96.9x
A100790 Mirae Asset Venture Investment10.4%+₩39.7b104.3%PE6.3x
A041190 Woori Technology Investment5.0%+₩37.4b78.6%PE6.6x
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