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South Korean (KOSPI) Financials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies160
  • 7D2.3%
  • 3M8.8%
  • 1Y-12.4%
  • YTD-11.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Financials industry has risen 2.3%, and Samsung Life Insurance contributed the most with a gain of 5.5%. However, the industry is down 12% over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 6.7% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022₩159.3t₩383.6t₩31.3t8.4x5.1x0.4x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022₩142.0t₩354.7t₩32.0t5.7x4.4x0.4x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022₩147.4t₩354.5t₩31.5t5.7x4.7x0.4x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022₩156.1t₩335.4t₩34.1t6.2x4.6x0.5x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022₩156.5t₩342.9t₩34.2t6x4.6x0.5x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022₩168.7t₩342.7t₩34.1t6.3x4.9x0.5x
Tue, 17 May 2022₩181.7t₩330.5t₩35.4t6.4x5.1x0.5x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022₩194.1t₩354.7t₩35.7t6.7x5.4x0.5x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022₩178.4t₩317.6t₩32.6t7x5.5x0.6x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022₩185.7t₩329.3t₩32.2t7.2x5.8x0.6x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022₩187.9t₩329.3t₩32.2t7.1x5.8x0.6x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021₩186.2t₩321.1t₩33.5t7.2x5.6x0.6x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021₩193.2t₩327.8t₩32.4t7.8x6x0.6x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021₩194.2t₩323.6t₩30.5t7.4x6.4x0.6x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021₩199.4t₩326.3t₩30.5t5.7x6.5x0.6x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021₩162.6t₩326.6t₩30.5t6.2x5.3x0.5x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021₩149.1t₩317.4t₩28.2t6.2x5.3x0.5x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021₩130.7t₩330.1t₩23.0t5.8x5.7x0.4x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020₩111.4t₩317.2t₩21.9t5.4x5.1x0.4x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020₩101.4t₩314.1t₩20.2t5.9x5x0.3x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020₩96.8t₩315.4t₩20.1t5.8x4.8x0.3x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020₩136.8t₩273.3t₩21.0t6.8x6.5x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio

6.7x


Total Market Cap: ₩135.0tTotal Earnings: ₩20.2tTotal Revenue: ₩270.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Financials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 5.4x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the South Korean Financials industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 5.4x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.46x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Financials industry have grown 16% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 12% 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?

KR Market0.87%
Financials2.34%
Insurance4.01%
Consumer Finance2.11%
Banks2.11%
Capital Markets1.21%
Mortgage REITs0%
Diversified Financial-1.51%
Mortgage Finance-3.28%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Diversified Financial industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 6.4x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Capital Markets industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 14% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 41% per year.
  • In contrast, the Consumer Finance industry is expected to see its earnings growth to stay flat over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A105560 KB Financial Group₩53.50k4.9%
+₩974.1b
-2.7%PB0.4x
A086790 Hana Financial Group₩46.00k6.1%
+₩772.6b
11.2%PB0.4x
A055550 Shinhan Financial Group₩38.35k3.5%
+₩684.1b
6.5%PB0.4x
A138040 Meritz Financial Group₩41.20k14.4%
+₩637.2b
17.9%PE4.8x
A032830 Samsung Life Insurance₩72.30k3.9%
+₩484.9b
9.9%PE18.3x
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A138040

₩41,200.00

Meritz Financial Group

7D

14.4%

1Y

17.9%

A000060

₩48,200.00

Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance

7D

7.8%

1Y

49.9%

A316140

₩13,100.00

Woori Financial Group

7D

4.4%

1Y

4.8%

A323410

₩26,500.00

KakaoBank

7D

2.7%

1Y

-59.2%

A105560

₩53,500.00

KB Financial Group

7D

4.9%

1Y

-2.7%

A055550

₩38,350.00

Shinhan Financial Group

7D

3.5%

1Y

6.5%

A041190

₩4,505.00

Woori Technology Investment

7D

-3.5%

1Y

-52.6%

A034310

₩12,600.00

NICE Holdings

7D

-0.8%

1Y

-21.3%

A027830

₩2,985.00

Daesung Private Equity

7D

-5.1%

1Y

10.8%

A019660

₩2,360.00

Globon

7D

-5.2%

1Y

-35.5%

A019590

₩1,175.00

M-Venture Investment

7D

-3.3%

1Y

-4.9%

A032830

₩72,300.00

Samsung Life Insurance

7D

3.9%

1Y

9.9%

A373200

₩7,420.00

IBKS No.15 Special Purpose Acquisition

7D

-4.6%

1Y

215.7%