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South Korean (KOSPI) Packaging Industry Analysis

UpdatedJan 20, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.7%
  • 3M-4.5%
  • 1Y16.9%
  • YTD-3.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Packaging industry has dropped 3.7%, driven by a pullback from M2NLtd of 46%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 17%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 21 Jan 2022₩5.8t₩5.6t₩282.9b13.6x
Sun, 19 Dec 2021₩5.9t₩5.6t₩281.9b15.4x
Tue, 16 Nov 2021₩5.6t₩5.4t₩293.8b15.7x
Thu, 14 Oct 2021₩5.5t₩5.4t₩293.8b15.6x
Sat, 11 Sep 2021₩6.1t₩6.1t₩315.9b17.7x
Mon, 09 Aug 2021₩5.7t₩6.1t₩306.6b17.5x
Sun, 02 May 2021₩5.7t₩5.9t₩303.3b15.4x
Wed, 03 Feb 2021₩4.8t₩5.8t₩281.1b11.2x
Sat, 07 Nov 2020₩3.6t₩5.8t₩277.4b10.7x
Fri, 31 Jul 2020₩3.3t₩5.9t₩286.2b11.3x
Mon, 04 May 2020₩3.3t₩6.0t₩298.5b10.2x
Thu, 06 Feb 2020₩3.4t₩5.9t₩296.0b11.2x
Sun, 10 Nov 2019₩3.8t₩5.9t₩313.1b9.8x
Sat, 03 Aug 2019₩4.0t₩5.9t₩318.9b10.7x
Tue, 07 May 2019₩3.8t₩5.7t₩289.0b11.5x
Fri, 08 Feb 2019₩3.5t₩5.7t₩281.6b10.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩3.5tTotal Earnings: ₩281.6bTotal Revenue: ₩5.7t0%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 12.2x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: Both revenue and earnings for companies in the Packaging industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years. This means that sales and the cost of doing business have remained relatively consistent over this period and subsequently, so have profits.

Industry Trends

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

Paper Packaging-3.62%
Metal and Glass Containers-3.81%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Metal and Glass Containers industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.7x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 13%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 28% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Paper Packaging industry. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given its trading above its 3-year average of 7.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Metal and Glass Containers industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 13% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 28% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A014820 Dongwon Systems₩56.10k2.4%
A009810 Playgram₩2.82k7.2%
A115960 Yonwoo₩21.30k5.2%
A004450 Samhwa Crown & Closure₩42.35k0.6%
A005820 Wonlim₩22.60k0.4%
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