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South Korean (KOSPI) IT Industry Analysis

UpdatedFeb 24, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies45
  • 7D0.6%
  • 3M5.3%
  • 1Y64.5%
  • YTD-7.8%

The IT is pretty flat in the last 7 days, but Samsung SDSLtd has stood out, gaining 7.2%. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 64% over the past 12 months. Earnings are forecast to grow by 14% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 24 Feb 2024₩31.6t₩28.5t₩1.2t19.7x26.1x1.1x
Mon, 22 Jan 2024₩31.8t₩28.7t₩1.2t22.5x26.9x1.1x
Wed, 20 Dec 2023₩30.9t₩28.7t₩1.2t23.5x26.2x1.1x
Fri, 17 Nov 2023₩28.8t₩29.2t₩1.4t21.3x20.2x1x
Sun, 15 Oct 2023₩28.4t₩29.2t₩1.4t19.4x19.9x1x
Tue, 12 Sep 2023₩32.1t₩29.2t₩1.4t18.6x22.4x1.1x
Thu, 10 Aug 2023₩24.8t₩29.8t₩1.5t17.9x17x0.8x
Sat, 08 Jul 2023₩20.5t₩29.8t₩1.5t17.8x14.1x0.7x
Mon, 05 Jun 2023₩19.6t₩29.8t₩1.5t19x13.5x0.7x
Wed, 03 May 2023₩18.9t₩30.2t₩1.4t25.6x13.6x0.6x
Fri, 31 Mar 2023₩18.2t₩30.3t₩1.4t27.9x13.4x0.6x
Sun, 26 Feb 2023₩29.9t₩33.9t₩1.3t27.2x22.5x0.9x
Tue, 24 Jan 2023₩29.3t₩33.9t₩1.3t18.5x21.8x0.9x
Thu, 22 Dec 2022₩28.3t₩34.2t₩1.3t16.1x21x0.8x
Sat, 19 Nov 2022₩29.4t₩33.0t₩1.1t16.2x25.6x0.9x
Mon, 17 Oct 2022₩24.3t₩32.9t₩1.1t15.1x21.5x0.7x
Wed, 14 Sep 2022₩29.3t₩32.9t₩1.1t17.1x25.8x0.9x
Fri, 12 Aug 2022₩32.5t₩31.3t₩1.0t16.6x31.7x1x
Sun, 10 Jul 2022₩29.9t₩31.3t₩1.0t15x29.1x1x
Tue, 07 Jun 2022₩38.6t₩31.8t₩1.1t16.9x36x1.2x
Thu, 05 May 2022₩39.1t₩30.2t₩1.0t17.6x37.7x1.3x
Sat, 02 Apr 2022₩44.2t₩29.7t₩1.0t18.3x43.4x1.5x
Mon, 28 Feb 2022₩42.8t₩27.5t₩1.0t16x40.9x1.6x
Wed, 26 Jan 2022₩43.0t₩27.5t₩1.1t16.8x41x1.6x
Fri, 24 Dec 2021₩50.4t₩27.5t₩1.1t19.1x48x1.8x
Sun, 21 Nov 2021₩49.9t₩26.6t₩1.1t21.9x46.7x1.9x
Tue, 19 Oct 2021₩27.8t₩26.5t₩1.1t21x26.3x1x
Thu, 16 Sep 2021₩26.8t₩27.2t₩1.1t23x25.4x1x
Sat, 14 Aug 2021₩28.5t₩27.2t₩1.1t24.5x26.9x1x
Wed, 09 Jun 2021₩28.3t₩25.8t₩1.1t26.5x26.9x1.1x
Tue, 02 Mar 2021₩27.8t₩24.5t₩826.2b28.8x33.7x1.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

33.7x


Total Market Cap: ₩27.8tTotal Earnings: ₩826.2bTotal Revenue: ₩24.5tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean IT Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 27x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the South Korean IT industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the IT industry have grown 14% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 5.1% 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 Tech industry?

KR Market0.76%
Tech1.32%
IT0.61%
Internet Services and Infrastructure15.00%
Data Processing Services4.09%
IT Consulting0.22%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Data Processing Services industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 47.2x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Internet Services and Infrastructure industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 120% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 42% per year.
  • In contrast, the IT Consulting industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 10% 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
A018260 Samsung SDSLtd₩168.90k7.2%
+₩874.1b
33.2%PE16.4x
A042000 Cafe24₩25.95k20.4%
+₩106.4b
142.8%PS2.2x
A286940 Lotte Data Communication₩40.60k8.3%
+₩46.9b
44.5%PE13.3x
A079940 GABIA₩18.33k8.2%
+₩18.2b
36.8%PE13.8x
A020120 KidariStudio₩6.09k2.7%
+₩5.9b
-31.2%PS1.4x
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A018260

₩168,900.00

Samsung SDSLtd

7D

7.2%

1Y

33.2%

A042000

₩25,950.00

Cafe24

7D

20.4%

1Y

142.8%

A029480

₩4,130.00

KwangmuLtd

7D

-2.5%

1Y

n/a

A286940

₩40,600.00

Lotte Data Communication

7D

8.3%

1Y

44.5%

A307950

₩152,600.00

Hyundai Autoever

7D

-2.7%

1Y

32.6%

A033230

₩5,190.00

Insung Information

7D

2.0%

1Y

116.3%

A124500

₩10,010.00

Itcen

7D

-12.3%

1Y

146.9%

A267850

₩18,550.00

Asiana IDT

7D

-3.1%

1Y

14.9%

A079940

₩18,330.00

GABIA

7D

8.2%

1Y

36.8%

A020120

₩6,090.00

KidariStudio

7D

2.7%

1Y

-31.2%

A298830

₩6,290.00

Suresofttech

7D

1.0%

1Y

-34.3%

A391710

₩2,875.00

Kornic Automation

7D

-5.7%

1Y

-36.7%

A022100

₩57,000.00

Posco Dx

7D

-6.6%

1Y

728.5%

A012030

₩1,582.00

DB

7D

-3.6%

1Y

7.0%