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South Korean (KOSPI) Metals and Mining Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 03, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies82
  • 7D-1.6%
  • 3M7.8%
  • 1Y3.4%
  • YTD2.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Metals and Mining industry has dropped 1.6%, driven by Korea Zinc Company declining 7.0%. In contrast, POSCO M-TECH has gained 30%. Over the past 12 months, the industry was up 3.4%. In the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 1.3% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 03 Dec 2022₩54.0t₩192.1t₩11.0t8.2x4.9x0.3x
Mon, 31 Oct 2022₩47.1t₩188.6t₩12.2t5.3x3.9x0.2x
Wed, 28 Sep 2022₩45.8t₩188.1t₩13.6t5.4x3.4x0.2x
Fri, 26 Aug 2022₩49.7t₩184.6t₩13.5t5.7x3.7x0.3x
Sun, 24 Jul 2022₩44.7t₩177.7t₩13.4t5.3x3.3x0.3x
Tue, 21 Jun 2022₩47.7t₩177.7t₩13.4t5.5x3.5x0.3x
Thu, 19 May 2022₩54.9t₩165.3t₩12.0t7.4x4.6x0.3x
Sat, 16 Apr 2022₩57.2t₩165.3t₩12.0t8.5x4.8x0.3x
Mon, 14 Mar 2022₩53.5t₩158.4t₩10.3t8.1x5.2x0.3x
Wed, 09 Feb 2022₩50.3t₩158.3t₩10.3t7.6x4.9x0.3x
Fri, 07 Jan 2022₩54.1t₩152.3t₩9.5tn/a5.7x0.4x
Sun, 05 Dec 2021₩51.6t₩152.3t₩9.5t7.4x5.4x0.3x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021₩54.9t₩145.3t₩8.2t10.9x6.7x0.4x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021₩58.5t₩138.9t₩6.3t11.2x9.3x0.4x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021₩57.5t₩139.9t₩6.3t10.8x9.2x0.4x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021₩59.4t₩139.9t₩6.3t10.7x9.5x0.4x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021₩52.2t₩128.5t₩3.3t15.8x15.9x0.4x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021₩45.0t₩124.7t₩1.8t15.9x24.3x0.4x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020₩35.1t₩124.4t₩1.5t14x23x0.3x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020₩32.1t₩127.4t₩1.4t18.4x23.8x0.3x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020₩29.1t₩133.5t₩2.1t9.7x13.8x0.2x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020₩40.7t₩135.8t₩2.8t14.1x14.3x0.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio

17.4x


Total Market Cap: ₩39.9tTotal Earnings: ₩2.3tTotal Revenue: ₩136.8tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Metals and Mining Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 13.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Metals and Mining 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 4.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 13.1x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.32x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Metals and Mining industry have grown 69% 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 Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South Korean Materials industry?

KR Market-0.18%
Materials-1.58%
Metals and Mining-1.58%
Steel0.23%
Copper0%
Gold0%
Precious Metals and Minerals0%
Silver0%
Aluminum-1.22%
Diversified Metals and Mining-6.23%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Aluminum industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 2.6x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 65.5%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 22.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Steel industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 16.0x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Aluminum industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 65% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 23% per year.
  • In contrast, the Steel industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 4.4% 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
A009520 POSCO M-TECH₩9.77k30.3%
+₩94.5b
37.8%n/a
A058430 POSCO STEELEON₩41.80k40.3%
+₩72.0b
-24.3%PE4.9x
A002240 Kiswire₩25.45k9.7%
+₩51.7b
29.2%PE4.1x
A004020 Hyundai Steel₩33.75k1.0%
+₩46.0b
-17.2%PE2.7x
A023440 J Steel Company Holdings₩2.71k37.9%
+₩27.6b
2.5%PS1.1x
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A058430

₩41,800.00

POSCO STEELEON

7D

40.3%

1Y

-24.3%

A001230

₩13,500.00

Dongkuk Steel Mill

7D

-1.5%

1Y

-13.7%

A005490

₩295,000.00

POSCO Holdings

7D

-0.2%

1Y

3.9%

A014280

₩7,100.00

Kumkang Kind

7D

-9.2%

1Y

-11.3%

A003030

₩164,000.00

SeAH Steel Holdings

7D

-7.3%

1Y

49.1%

A139990

₩10,200.00

AJUSTEELLtd

7D

6.8%

1Y

-44.3%

A001430

₩19,550.00

SeAH Besteel Holdings

7D

3.2%

1Y

-4.2%

A053260

₩7,680.00

Keum Kang Steel

7D

9.9%

1Y

55.5%

A009520

₩9,770.00

POSCO M-TECH

7D

30.3%

1Y

37.8%

A005010

₩5,310.00

Husteel

7D

-7.2%

1Y

77.6%

A002240

₩25,450.00

Kiswire

7D

9.7%

1Y

29.2%

A000670

₩727,000.00

Young Poong

7D

-5.7%

1Y

13.2%

A004020

₩33,750.00

Hyundai Steel

7D

1.0%

1Y

-17.2%

A023440

₩2,710.00

J Steel Company Holdings

7D

37.9%

1Y

2.5%