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South Korean (KOSPI) Metals and Mining Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D7.9%
  • 3M-18.9%
  • 1Y19.3%
  • YTD13.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Metals and Mining industry has remained flat, although notably POSCO gained 3.5%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 16% in that time.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the South Korean Metals and Mining Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 07 Dec 2021₩52.1t₩152.3t₩9.5t7.5x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021₩54.9t₩145.3t₩8.2t10.8x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021₩57.3t₩138.9t₩6.3t10.7x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021₩59.5t₩139.9t₩6.3t11.2x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021₩59.4t₩139.9t₩6.3t10.7x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021₩52.2t₩128.5t₩3.3t15.8x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020₩45.0t₩124.7t₩1.8t15.9x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020₩35.1t₩124.4t₩1.5t14x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020₩32.1t₩127.4t₩1.4t18.4x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020₩29.1t₩133.5t₩2.1t9.7x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020₩40.7t₩135.8t₩2.8t14.1x
Mon, 07 Oct 2019₩41.9t₩136.8t₩2.3t12.6x
Sun, 30 Jun 2019₩44.2t₩135.1t₩2.8t14.6x
Wed, 03 Apr 2019₩45.1t₩134.7t₩2.6t12.3x
Sat, 05 Jan 2019₩43.2t₩134.5t₩2.9t11.6x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩43.2tTotal Earnings: ₩2.9tTotal Revenue: ₩134.5t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 7.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 13.7x. Given that earnings are expected to decline by 8.6%, the lower than average PE seems justified.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Metals and Mining industry have grown 30% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 4.6% 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 Metals and Mining industry?

Diversified Metals and Mining2.46%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Aluminum industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 24.8x. It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Steel industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 13.0x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Diversified Metals and Mining industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 0.09% over the next 5 years. Meanwhile, the Steel industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 11% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

A005490 POSCO4.2%+₩869.7b5.7%PE3.8x
A004020 Hyundai Steel12.2%+₩605.1b6.0%PE6.4x
A016380 KG Dongbusteel9.0%+₩90.0b-7.2%PE6.4x
A001230 Dongkuk Steel Mill5.6%+₩79.5b104.6%PE3.3x
A001430 SeAH Besteel9.3%+₩62.2b96.2%PS0.2x
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