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South Korean (KOSPI) Communications Industry Analysis

UpdatedJan 19, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-5.0%
  • 3M-0.6%
  • 1Y-27.4%
  • YTD-8.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Communications industry has remained flat, although notably Topco Media gained 10%. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 26% over the past 12 months.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 19 Jan 2022₩9.4t₩7.8t-₩18,452,560,550.0018.1x
Fri, 17 Dec 2021₩10.0t₩7.8t-₩18,452,560,550.0021.6x
Sun, 14 Nov 2021₩9.2t₩7.6t-₩77,584,388,120.0015.8x
Tue, 12 Oct 2021₩9.0t₩7.5t-₩107,129,780,100.0015.3x
Thu, 09 Sep 2021₩10.1t₩7.6t-₩119,534,369,733.0016.1x
Sat, 07 Aug 2021₩11.0t₩7.8t-₩137,986,548,996.0018.7x
Fri, 30 Apr 2021₩10.3t₩7.4t-₩276,530,903,340.0028.4x
Mon, 01 Feb 2021₩11.5t₩7.1t-₩291,512,111,423.0025.6x
Thu, 05 Nov 2020₩9.5t₩7.1t-₩178,481,818,963.0018.8x
Sun, 09 Aug 2020₩10.4t₩7.5t-₩59,413,217,523.0022.9x
Sat, 02 May 2020₩8.6t₩8.0t₩103.2b14.8x
Tue, 04 Feb 2020₩7.9t₩8.5t₩220.4b14.4x
Fri, 08 Nov 2019₩8.3t₩8.7t₩129.1b22.4x
Thu, 01 Aug 2019₩8.3t₩8.3t₩38.6b17.4x
Sun, 05 May 2019₩6.8t₩8.1t-₩36,968,032,658.0021.6x
Wed, 06 Feb 2019₩5.5t₩8.0t-₩58,207,707,403.0016.6x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩5.5tTotal Earnings: -₩58,207,707,403.00Total Revenue: ₩8.0t0%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 19.7x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Communications industry have improved over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since losses are shrinking while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

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

Communications Equipment-4.98%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Communications Equipment industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 19.7x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 77%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 0.9% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Communications Equipment industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 77% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 0.9% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A192410 HQLtd₩2.82k3.5%
A178320 Seojin SystemLtd₩42.05k0.2%
A069540 Lightron₩4.54k0.4%
A183410 GolfzonDeca₩2.52k4.1%
A245450 CNSLINK Co₩2.09k4.8%
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