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South Korean (KOSPI) Industrials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.4%
  • 3M-11.8%
  • 1Y11.2%
  • YTD2.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Industrials industry has dropped 3.4%, driven by a pullback from Korean Air Lines of 8.3%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 11%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 29 Nov 2021₩278.6t₩663.7t₩10.4t14.8x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021₩300.1t₩633.9t₩6.7t18.1x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021₩309.9t₩626.6t₩7.5t18.6x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021₩288.7t₩630.7t₩7.7t16.8x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021₩304.3t₩628.9t₩7.7t18x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021₩254.1t₩601.3t₩5.9t16.8x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021₩229.2t₩601.9t₩1.8t16.9x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020₩180.7t₩598.4t₩2.3t14.9x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020₩172.0t₩613.1t₩368.4b14.4x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020₩132.2t₩639.1t₩2.0t10.4x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020₩190.9t₩652.1t₩4.0t16x
Thu, 10 Oct 2019₩184.0t₩658.2t₩7.5t13x
Wed, 03 Jul 2019₩197.2t₩653.7t₩9.1t15.1x
Sat, 06 Apr 2019₩200.9t₩650.3t₩10.1t15x
Tue, 08 Jan 2019₩195.6t₩644.2t₩10.6t14.2x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩196.2tTotal Earnings: ₩9.7tTotal Revenue: ₩640.1t0%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 15.3x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Industrials industry have grown 2.3% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South Korean Industrials sector?

Trade Distributors-1.63%
Commercial Services-3.59%
Marine and Shipping-4.44%
Aerospace & Defense-5.15%
Professional Services-5.88%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Aerospace & Defense industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.4x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 23%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 129% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Marine and Shipping industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 13.0x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Building industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 91% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 16% per year. Meanwhile, the Marine and Shipping industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 17% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

A034730 SK2.6%+₩340.0b20.3%PE52.8x
A352700 Cntus-SungjinLtd55.0%+₩106.0bn/aPE6.9x
A361390 Genohco34.1%+₩37.7bn/aPE44.8x
A372910 Hancom Lifecare8.3%+₩19.1bn/aPE22.5x
A270520 G Enone Energy18.0%+₩16.7b34.7%PE92.5x
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