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South Korean (KOSPI) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies151
  • 7D0.2%
  • 3M6.9%
  • 1Y-11.9%
  • YTD-7.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Chemicals industry has remained flat, although notably SK IE Technology gained 6.4%. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 12% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 34% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022₩135.9t₩193.2t₩7.0t11.8x19.3x0.7x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022₩120.2t₩187.2t₩8.3t11.9x14.5x0.6x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022₩122.9t₩187.0t₩8.3t12.3x14.8x0.7x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022₩129.0t₩181.9t₩9.6t12.9x13.4x0.7x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022₩119.6t₩178.8t₩11.0t13.4x10.9x0.7x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022₩128.7t₩178.8t₩11.0t13.9x11.8x0.7x
Tue, 17 May 2022₩124.7t₩167.9t₩12.6t14.9x9.9x0.7x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022₩130.0t₩167.9t₩12.9t15.7x10.1x0.8x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022₩125.2t₩156.7t₩12.1t15.9x10.3x0.8x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022₩140.8t₩155.9t₩11.7t16.1x12x0.9x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022₩151.8t₩155.9t₩11.7t17.3x13x1x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021₩156.6t₩155.5t₩12.2t16.6x12.8x1x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021₩164.4t₩137.3t₩9.6t19.2x17.1x1.2x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021₩170.4t₩137.3t₩9.6t20.2x17.7x1.2x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021₩161.4t₩139.1t₩9.6t19.3x16.7x1.2x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021₩163.8t₩139.1t₩9.6t19.6x17x1.2x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021₩143.3t₩124.5t₩6.8t18x21.2x1.2x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021₩135.3t₩118.3t₩3.9t17.1x34.3x1.1x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020₩107.4t₩113.9t₩2.8t14.4x38.9x0.9x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020₩79.1t₩112.7t₩2.5t10.3x31.6x0.7x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020₩58.2t₩114.4t₩1.8t9.5x32.8x0.5x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020₩70.7t₩113.3t₩2.5t13.3x28.7x0.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

22.8x


Total Market Cap: ₩67.9tTotal Earnings: ₩3.0tTotal Revenue: ₩115.0tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 24x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Chemicals 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 19.3x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 24.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.90x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 33% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 19% 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 Materials industry?

KR Market0.87%
Materials0.59%
Chemicals0.19%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals0.64%
Commodity Chemicals0.33%
Specialty Chemicals-0.19%
Diversified Chemicals-0.88%
Industrial Gases-1.54%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 6.8x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Industrial Gases industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 14.1x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Specialty Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 51% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 22% per year.
  • In contrast, the Diversified Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 2.2% 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
A361610 SK IE Technology₩66.80k6.4%
+₩285.2b
-58.4%PS8.4x
A086520 Ecopro₩141.50k7.9%
+₩258.2b
21.5%PS0.9x
A011170 Lotte Chemical₩182.00k2.2%
+₩136.0b
-18.4%PE28.1x
A011790 SKC₩113.50k3.2%
+₩125.6b
-38.5%PE28x
A251370 YMT₩18.60k12.0%
+₩32.6b
-7.5%PE52.5x
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A011170

₩182,000.00

Lotte Chemical

7D

2.2%

1Y

-18.4%

A009830

₩51,500.00

Hanwha Solutions

7D

-4.6%

1Y

44.3%

A005950

₩25,150.00

ISU Chemical

7D

-5.3%

1Y

50.6%

A051910

₩722,000.00

LG Chem

7D

-0.8%

1Y

-0.7%

A361610

₩66,800.00

SK IE Technology

7D

6.4%

1Y

-58.4%

A298050

₩390,000.00

Hyosung Advanced Materials

7D

-3.5%

1Y

-36.9%

A298000

₩123,500.00

Hyosung Chemical

7D

-10.5%

1Y

-57.6%

A285130

₩88,500.00

SK ChemicalsLtd

7D

-3.8%

1Y

-37.9%

A251370

₩18,600.00

YMT

7D

12.0%

1Y

-7.5%

A086520

₩141,500.00

Ecopro

7D

7.9%

1Y

21.5%

A014680

₩211,000.00

Hansol Chemical

7D

1.2%

1Y

-31.9%

A010060

₩95,600.00

OCI

7D

-2.2%

1Y

-10.7%

A011790

₩113,500.00

SKC

7D

3.2%

1Y

-38.5%

A002840

₩173,500.00

Miwon Commercial

7D

2.1%

1Y

-14.5%

A095500

₩20,200.00

MNtech

7D

-12.4%

1Y

396.3%

A278280

₩247,200.00

Chunbo

7D

1.0%

1Y

-22.1%