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South Korean (KOSPI) Professional Services Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.3%
  • 3M-16.8%
  • 1Y4.2%
  • YTD-6.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Professional Services industry has dropped 2.2%, driven by a decline by NICE Information Service of 2.7%. Meanwhile, Englewood Lab actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 7.7% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 3.8%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 05 Dec 2021₩2.8t₩1.4t₩86.7b13.4x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021₩3.2t₩1.3t₩75.4b18.8x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021₩3.3t₩1.3t₩75.4b21.1x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021₩3.4t₩1.3t₩75.4b20.8x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021₩3.3t₩1.3t₩84.0b18.5x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021₩3.0t₩1.2t₩90.0b15.2x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021₩2.7t₩1.2t₩88.3b13.9x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020₩2.2t₩1.2t₩125.6b12.7x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020₩2.1t₩1.2t₩124.1b14.2x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020₩1.7t₩1.2t₩117.5b10.5x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020₩1.9t₩1.2t₩107.7b17.6x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019₩1.9t₩1.1t₩76.1b18.8x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019₩2.1t₩1.1t₩76.6b21.8x
Mon, 01 Apr 2019₩1.8t₩1.1t₩68.3b19.4x
Thu, 03 Jan 2019₩1.6t₩1.0t₩71.2b15.4x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩1.6tTotal Earnings: ₩71.2bTotal Revenue: ₩1.0t0%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 16.8x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Professional Services industry have grown 13% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 10% 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 Professional Services industry?

HR Services-0.26%
Research and Consulting Services-1.69%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the HR Services industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 13.7x. However analysts expect its future annual earnings growth (51%) to be largely in line with prior year's earnings growth, so the market might believe analysts are underestimating its future growth since investors are willing to pay a bigger premium today. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Research and Consulting Services industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 18.0x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the HR Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 51% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate. Meanwhile, the Research and Consulting Services industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 9.9% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

A950140 Englewood Lab7.0%+₩9.7b49.1%PE11.7x
A143240 SaraminHRLtd1.3%+₩5.5b55.5%PE14x
A046120 Orbitech0.6%+₩985.6m33.8%PS2x
A163430 DPECOLtd1.0%+₩216.6m36.7%n/a
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