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South Korean (KOSPI) Software Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies89
  • 7D0.3%
  • 3M-11.4%
  • 1Y-44.8%
  • YTD-45.5%

Last week, the Software industry hasn't moved much but DEAR U is up 8.5% in that time. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 45% over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 18% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022₩10.1t₩5.9t₩239.8b14x42.2x1.7x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022₩9.3t₩5.8t₩253.6b13.5x36.6x1.6x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022₩10.8t₩5.8t₩254.6b14.6x42.5x1.9x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022₩11.8t₩5.6t₩259.8b20.1x45.5x2.1x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022₩11.2t₩5.6t₩256.5b18.1x43.8x2x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022₩11.6t₩5.7t₩259.0b18.5x44.9x2x
Fri, 13 May 2022₩12.9t₩5.5t₩306.1b20.8x42.2x2.4x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022₩14.8t₩5.5t₩302.2b22.9x48.9x2.7x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022₩13.3t₩5.2t₩288.2b20.5x46.2x2.6x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022₩14.0t₩5.2t₩285.3b21.5x49x2.7x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022₩17.7t₩5.2t₩285.8b24.6x61.8x3.4x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021₩15.6t₩5.1t₩298.1b27.7x52.3x3.1x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021₩14.8t₩4.9t₩293.0b25.1x50.7x3x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021₩15.0t₩4.9t₩293.0b24x51.3x3.1x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021₩14.1t₩5.1t₩271.4b24.6x51.9x2.8x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021₩14.2t₩5.1t₩271.4b29.7x52.5x2.8x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021₩13.4t₩5.0t₩261.0b20.8x51.3x2.7x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021₩12.6t₩4.8t₩184.4b23.4x68.5x2.6x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020₩11.0t₩4.7t₩89.3b24.5x123.5x2.3x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020₩9.2t₩4.5t₩43.7b23.1x209.7x2x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020₩7.0t₩4.3t-₩4,857,375,044.0018.7x-1444.3x1.6x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020₩7.8t₩4.2t-₩6,838,002,370.0021x-1141.6x1.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio

-411.9x


Total Market Cap: ₩7.5tTotal Earnings: -₩18,165,413,008.00Total Revenue: ₩4.0tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Software Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average -186.9x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the South Korean Software industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 42.2x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -187x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.4x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.7x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Software industry have gone up over the last three years, and the industry is now profitable. Revenues have grown 14% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by the industry overall, and subsequently profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

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

KR Market-0.30%
Tech-1.16%
Software0.26%
Application Software0.59%
Systems Software-0.18%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Application Software industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 3.9%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 62.6% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Systems Software industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 47.6x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Systems Software industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 24% over the next 5 years.
  • This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate.
  • In contrast, the Application Software industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 3.9% 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
A376300 DEAR U₩30.60k8.5%
+₩55.6b
-58.9%n/a
A053800 AhnLab₩68.30k3.6%
+₩20.8b
0.7%PE46.4x
A304100 SALTLUX.inc₩8.94k23.7%
+₩17.5b
-37.3%PS3.4x
A377030 MAXST₩11.80k4.9%
+₩10.8b
-66.1%PS70.2x
A234300 STraffic Co₩4.88k6.1%
+₩7.2b
-2.0%PS0.9x
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