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South Korean (KOSPI) Semiconductors Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 18, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.6%
  • 3M-12.0%
  • 1Y-4.1%
  • YTD-14.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Semiconductors industry has risen 1.6%, driven by gains from SK hynix of 4.1%. During this same period, the Worldex Industry & Trading underperformed, falling 7.0%. In the past year, the industry is down 4.1%. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 17% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Thu, 19 May 2022₩111.3t₩71.7t₩13.0t15.1x
Sat, 16 Apr 2022₩110.7t₩71.7t₩13.0t15.9x
Mon, 14 Mar 2022₩115.0t₩66.2t₩10.9t18.3x
Wed, 09 Feb 2022₩121.8t₩59.2t₩8.7t18.1x
Fri, 07 Jan 2022₩127.1t₩59.4t₩8.8tn/a
Sun, 05 Dec 2021₩119.8t₩59.4t₩8.8t18.1x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021₩101.0t₩55.4t₩6.3t19.5x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021₩96.1t₩55.1t₩6.3t19.9x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021₩100.3t₩55.5t₩6.1t21.8x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021₩116.7t₩55.5t₩6.1t22.7x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021₩116.7t₩52.8t₩5.3t19.3x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021₩106.6t₩50.8t₩4.8t22.8x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020₩78.2t₩49.2t₩3.0t23.1x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020₩75.8t₩47.5t₩2.5t19.7x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020₩70.4t₩45.4t₩1.7t17.8x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020₩80.1t₩44.3t₩2.1t23.3x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019₩68.8t₩46.6t₩5.8t17.1x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019₩60.3t₩50.7t₩10.0t17.1x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩56.7tTotal Earnings: ₩13.8tTotal Revenue: ₩54.2tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Semiconductors Industry Median PE3Y Average 20.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the 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 15.1x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 20.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Semiconductors industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 9.8% 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 and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Comparison

How does South Korean Semiconductors compare with similar industries?

KR Market0.92%
Semiconductor Equipment-0.29%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A000660 SK hynix₩113.50k4.1%
A402340 SK Square₩45.00k4.4%
A000990 DB HiTek₩74.20k8.6%
A108320 LX Semicon₩130.90k9.9%
A036540 SFA Semicon₩6.78k11.1%
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