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South Korean (KOSPI) Communications Industry Analysis

UpdatedApr 19, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies55
  • 7D-3.6%
  • 3M-7.9%
  • 1Y-13.5%
  • YTD-2.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Communications industry has dropped 3.6%, and Chips&Media contributed the most with a 9.1% decline. Meanwhile, Lightron Fiber-Optic Devices actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 45% in the last week. The industry has fallen 14% in the last year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 83% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 20 Apr 2024₩7.2t₩9.1t-₩408,177,925,510.0017.1x-17.5x0.8x
Mon, 18 Mar 2024₩7.2t₩9.3t-₩392,474,023,178.0014.7x-18.3x0.8x
Wed, 14 Feb 2024₩7.5t₩9.2t-₩371,648,322,868.0015.6x-20.3x0.8x
Fri, 12 Jan 2024₩7.5t₩9.4t-₩371,013,240,318.0019.4x-20.2x0.8x
Sun, 10 Dec 2023₩7.2t₩9.4t-₩369,144,193,698.0017.5x-19.4x0.8x
Tue, 07 Nov 2023₩6.9t₩9.5t-₩132,281,847,820.0016.8x-52.1x0.7x
Thu, 05 Oct 2023₩7.1t₩9.5t-₩132,281,847,820.0016.6x-53.7x0.7x
Sat, 02 Sep 2023₩7.2t₩9.5t-₩132,458,091,860.0018.3x-54.4x0.8x
Mon, 31 Jul 2023₩7.1t₩9.9t₩81.4b11.7x87.8x0.7x
Wed, 28 Jun 2023₩7.5t₩9.9t₩81.4b13.3x92.2x0.8x
Fri, 26 May 2023₩7.4t₩9.9t₩214.3b13.7x34.6x0.8x
Sun, 23 Apr 2023₩7.6t₩10.0t₩216.1b13.9x35.2x0.8x
Tue, 21 Mar 2023₩7.8t₩9.9t₩152.4b9.8x51x0.8x
Thu, 16 Feb 2023₩7.8t₩9.8t₩154.0b10.6x50.8x0.8x
Sat, 14 Jan 2023₩7.4t₩9.9t₩179.3b9.3x41.5x0.8x
Mon, 12 Dec 2022₩7.7t₩9.9t₩179.3b10.8x42.7x0.8x
Wed, 09 Nov 2022₩6.7t₩9.3t₩164.7b10.5x40.5x0.7x
Fri, 07 Oct 2022₩6.9t₩9.3t₩164.7b10.2x42x0.7x
Sun, 04 Sep 2022₩8.0t₩9.3t₩164.7b11.2x48.8x0.9x
Tue, 02 Aug 2022₩8.1t₩8.7t₩215.5b13.7x37.4x0.9x
Thu, 30 Jun 2022₩7.4t₩8.7t₩215.5b13.3x34.2x0.8x
Sat, 28 May 2022₩9.0t₩8.5t₩203.1b14.7x44.2x1.1x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022₩9.2t₩8.2t₩69.6b15.5x132x1.1x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022₩8.9t₩7.8t-₩18,946,491,250.0019x-469x1.1x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022₩8.5t₩7.8t-₩20,694,409,030.0017.1x-410.3x1.1x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022₩9.8t₩7.8t-₩18,452,560,550.0019.2x-530.8x1.3x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021₩10.1t₩7.8t-₩18,452,560,550.0022x-546.7x1.3x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021₩9.1t₩7.6t-₩77,584,388,120.0015.4x-117.3x1.2x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021₩9.0t₩7.5t-₩107,129,780,100.0015.3x-84x1.2x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021₩10.5t₩7.6t-₩119,534,369,733.0016.7x-87.5x1.4x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021₩10.9t₩7.8t-₩137,986,548,996.0018.5x-79.1x1.4x
Sat, 08 May 2021₩10.3t₩7.4t-₩276,530,903,340.0028.4x-37.4x1.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

-37.4x


Total Market Cap: ₩10.3tTotal Earnings: -₩276,530,903,340.00Total Revenue: ₩7.4tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Communications Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 469.7x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Communications industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.96x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Communications industry have deteriorated over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 6.8% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has caused losses to expand.

Industry Trends

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

KR Market-2.38%
Tech-3.84%
Communications-3.65%
Communications Equipment-3.65%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A069540 Lightron Fiber-Optic Devices₩3.26k51.3%
+₩31.6b
-11.5%PS4.3x
A230240 HFR₩13.79k2.8%
+₩4.9b
-52.5%PE98.2x
A138080 OE Solutions₩12.65k3.7%
+₩4.7b
-27.7%PS2.9x
A065570 SAMYUNG ENC₩3.37k12.2%
+₩4.4b
-19.9%n/a
A062970 PPI₩2.29k21.6%
+₩3.8b
-14.2%PS1.5x
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