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South Korean (KOSPI) Commodity Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 17, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-0.4%
  • 3M-10.7%
  • 1Y-31.0%
  • YTD-14.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Commodity Chemicals industry has dropped 2.3%, driven by a pullback from LG Chem of 6.6%. In contrast, Lake Materials has gained 6.6%. The industry has fallen 29% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 10% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 18 May 2022₩86.6t₩137.6t₩10.0t13.8x
Fri, 15 Apr 2022₩90.3t₩137.5t₩10.4t14.3x
Sun, 13 Mar 2022₩85.3t₩131.8t₩10.0t15.6x
Tue, 08 Feb 2022₩97.0t₩128.1t₩8.9t15.3x
Thu, 06 Jan 2022₩105.2t₩128.1t₩8.9t16.7x
Sat, 04 Dec 2021₩111.2t₩127.7t₩9.4t16.3x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021₩116.6t₩111.3t₩7.2t19.5x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021₩118.3t₩111.3t₩7.2t19.3x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021₩112.3t₩111.7t₩7.2t19.2x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021₩117.7t₩111.7t₩7.2t19.3x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021₩112.4t₩99.4t₩4.8t19.3x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021₩106.5t₩93.7t₩2.5t17.4x
Thu, 01 Oct 2020₩84.6t₩91.2t₩2.6t13.5x
Sun, 05 Jul 2020₩62.6t₩91.0t₩2.3t8.3x
Wed, 08 Apr 2020₩44.9t₩93.3t₩2.1t9.2x
Tue, 31 Dec 2019₩51.9t₩93.5t₩2.5t10.7x
Fri, 04 Oct 2019₩49.7t₩96.2t₩2.8t10.3x
Mon, 08 Jul 2019₩56.5t₩95.5t₩3.0t13.1x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩54.3tTotal Earnings: ₩4.0tTotal Revenue: ₩96.9tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Commodity Chemicals Industry Median PE3Y Average 14.2x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the 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 14.3x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry have grown 37% 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 Comparison

How does South Korean Commodity Chemicals compare with similar industries?

KR Market0.92%
Commodity Chemicals-0.38%
Diversified Chemicals3.19%
Specialty Chemicals3.02%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals1.24%
Industrial Gases-0.62%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A093370 Foosung₩23.70k24.4%
A011170 Lotte Chemical₩196.50k2.6%
A285130 SK ChemicalsLtd₩129.50k6.1%
A014830 UNID₩125.00k5.9%
A006890 Taekyung Chemical₩19.50k29.1%
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